February 14, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Getting to the heart of it: wine and chocolate

It’s that time of year when we all have love and passion on our minds.  Many of us are hoping our special someone will soon be seducing us with a big heart shaped box filled with our (second) favourite treat: chocolate.  Then, we will light a few candles, open a bottle of our favourite craft wine, snuggle up on the coach and share an evening of r.. Read More
Heartbeat make wine glasses,bottle and heart symbol stock vector
January 26, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Craft wine: a healthy choice for the New Year

Haven’t come up with a 2017 New Year’s resolution yet? No problem! As New Year’s resolutions go, drinking craft wine is about as delicious as it gets. Consuming craft wine is not only great for those who want to save want to save a big chunk-o-change, but also for those who would like to begin the year on the road to a healthier lifestyle. The .. Read More
January 12, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

The art of wine blending

If you are an experienced winemaker or new to the wonderful world of winemaking and have thought about wine blending, this blog is for you. Wine blending is one of the best tools that a winemaker can use to add length, complexity, texture and depth of flavour to any wine. Wine blending encompasses the balance between acidity, sugar, tannin, alcohol a.. Read More
Champagne Glasses Infront Of Fireworks – New Year
December 22, 2016 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Add some fizz to your festivities

If you ask me what my drink of choice is during the New Year’s Eve celebrations, without hesitation, I’d say sparkling wine! If you too enjoy bubbly to ring in the New Year, then join me as we delve into the world of sparkling wines to see what makes those bubbles so special. There are age-old methods of getting the fizz that we love into the bot.. Read More
bottle shots of the RQ 2017 wines
December 8, 2016 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Experience the tradition of fine French wines

When you think about fine wine, do you immediately think Bordeaux or is a Burgundy more your style? Does your mouth water at the thought of a fine Sancerre?  Fine wine is synonymous with France because not only does France have a long history and tradition of winemaking, its geographic position and geology make it an ideal location to grow grapes. .. Read More