Craft & Cork >> Wine

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 … Read More

Craft winemakers are crafting more Chilean wines than ever before!  The popularity of Chilean wines is hardly surprising considering the high quality juice now available from Chile.  In fact, in the last 20 years Chile has become one the world’s … Read More

July 19, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

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, … Read More

March 30, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Why Do Craft Winemakers Love Chardonnay?

Throughout the years, we see the popularity of different wines rise quickly, and then eventually drop as another variety takes their places in wine cellars around the world.  For example, back in the 1990s restaurants and wine stores couldn’t keep … Read More

March 2, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Orchard Breezin’ – The Beer Alternative

Close your eyes.  Now picture what you will be doing in just a few short weeks.  The sun is bright and giving off enough warmth to make socks and long sleeve shirts completely optional. The patio furniture, fresh out of … Read More