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July 19, 2017 | By Liane Gillies

Beyond Pinot Grigio: Summer White Wine Ideas

The summer of 2017 is in full swing.  Sunny days mean shorelines are packed with colourful umbrellas as we all turn into beach bums soaking up the rays.  Grilling has become a daily routine as we scarf down hot dogs, burgers and kebobs.  And, afternoons spent on the patio have resulted in thousands of craft winemakers everywhere suddenly realizing.. Read More
Have you ever asked yourself how wine kit manufacturers’ manage to get such high quality grape juice from the vineyard into your fermenter? This week’s edition of Craft & Cork will take you on the journey from vineyard to wine kit and show you how wine kit production varies little from commercial winemaking techniques. The technology behin.. Read More
Romantic candle light dinner Loving couple holding hands during romantic dinner There is nothing as nice as those few hours a week we get away from work, the kids and the general hustle and bustle of everyday life on date night. But, it is far too easy to fall into a familiar monotony of date night destinations, like going to the same restaurant or two every time. If you are struggling for new ideas to keep date night exciting, .. Read More
With summer upon us, wine lovers everywhere are stocking their fridges with warm weather sippers like Pinot Grigio and Pinot Noir Rosé.  Craft red wine lovers needn’t put away the winter reds for the season just yet.  Warm summer weather goes hand in hand with grilling and some of summer’s tastiest meals are prepared on the barbeque.  The pow.. Read More
Every winemaker’s end goal is to produce a wine that is squeaky clean and free of any off aromas or characteristics that would detract from the wines natural flavours and aromas. There are many factors that play an important role in determining a wine’s flavour and aroma--and a wine fault shouldn’t be one of them! This week’s Craft and Cork w.. Read More