Traditionally Christmas table with candles and juniper
December 22, 2015 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

‘Tis the season for tradition

Every family has their own traditions at Christmas time.  Some traditions we inherit from our parents, traditions undoubtedly passed down from many generations. Other traditions we create ourselves and incorporate into our holiday festivities year after year.  In my family every Christmas eve we enjoy a glass (or two or three) of mulled wine. I .. Read More
December 10, 2015 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Common craft winemaking mistakes (and how to avoid them!)

The winemaking team at RJS Craft Winemaking has been helping craft winemakers perfect the art of making craft wine for over 50 years. We have seen many amateur winemakers make outstanding, even award winning, craft wines. However, we have also seen our fair share of winemaking blunders over the years. Here is a list of the most common mistakes made b.. Read More
Rows of white wine glasses
November 26, 2015 | By Sean Griffin

Are you serving your wine in the most suitable glass?

With the holidays fast approaching, odds are you will soon be hosting guests and serving your best craft wines. Although glassware is obviously not as important as the wine inside, your craft wine will taste its best when served in the appropriate wine glass. The perfect glass will also showcase your skills as a winemaker and as a superb host or host.. Read More
November 12, 2015 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

A festival of festivals: four ways to join the celebration

Do you ever eat or drink something that takes you back to a certain moment in time? A special occasion, a memorable vacation, or maybe even a fantasy in your mind? This is what  we envisioned when the RQ 2016 program was created. RQ (Restricted Quantities) is an RJS Craft Winemaking brand that focuses on a different theme each year. The wines are ca.. Read More
October 29, 2015 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Popular white wines for the holidays

Being ready for the Christmas holidays requires organizational super powers.  With gifts to wrap, cookies to bake, decorations to put up and so much food to prepare, it’s a struggle to get everything done in time for Christmas.  For craft winemakers, holiday preparations start as early as July.  While others are still frolicking at the beach, yo.. Read More