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[caption id="attachment_23424" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by: David Reist[/caption] Australian Shiraz Viognier comes from an unlikely partnership – that of a white-wine and red-wine grape – but it is a triumphant combination nonetheless! The practice of blending shiraz with viognier began in France, as the two grapes grow alongside e.. Read More
September 28, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Mulled Wine With a Twist

It is officially fall and that means the changing of the leaves, Thanksgiving, cooler evenings, and that warm beverage season is on its way! To celebrate autumn and the upcoming holidays, RJS Craft Winemaking has developed a mulled wine recipe with a twist, so you can make it your own creation. Nothing could be cozier than a toasty mug of mull.. Read More
September 14, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Spain Tempranillo: A Winemaker’s Wine of Eminence and Panache

In 2016, Spanish wine was dubbed the “most popular on the planet” based on their international export figures. According to the Spanish Wine Market Observatory, Spain exported 2.4 billion litres versus 2 billion litres of French wine. It is no surprise that their industry is booming, as their wines are of unprecedented quality, diversity and val.. Read More
August 31, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Pizza and Wine Pairings: Let the Sauce Guide You!

Pizza and wine go hand in hand, but when it comes to choosing the perfect wine to complement your favourite pizza, do you know which wine to turn to? There are almost as many (if not more) pizza toppings and styles, than there are wine varietals… so finding the perfect pairing can be a daunting task! Most often than not, wines derived from Sangi.. Read More
August 14, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Baco Noir: The ‘True North’ Wine – Woodsy, Rustic and Wild

In her famous book Wine Grapes, Jancis Robinson explores the origins and characteristics of a whopping 1,368 different wine grapes from around the world!  Imagine how long it would take you to sample all those wines!  Fortunately in present day, most of the world’s winemakers are making wine from a couple hundred of those grapes. The “noble.. Read More