Man and women enjoying wine during DIY project
May 26, 2016 | By

DIY with benefits

Many of my friends and acquaintances don’t know that, amongst my many other DIY hobbies, I like to do my own home renovations. In fact, someone came over to my house recently, admired my new ceramic tile floor, and then asked: “Who did this for you?". Another visitor even asked for the “contractor’s” business card. You can only imagine how .. Read More
May 12, 2016 | By

Craft wine cocktail party

The summer is near and you have just made a batch of Pinot Grigio or Vieux Chateau du Roi. There are now several bottles in your cellar just waiting to be uncorked one by one over the next couple of months. Before you enjoy all that wine yourself, remember a cardinal rule of wine drinking: sharing is caring! A fun way to share your wine with your fri.. Read More
April 28, 2016 | By

Does a glass bottle make my wine better?

Have you ever wondered why we most often drink wine from glass bottles? Today we take serving our wine from different shaped wine bottles for granted. But, as much as glass bottles are now the norm, in the entire history of wine, they are a fairly recent development. I did some investigating and discovered that glass does not actually impact the wine.. Read More
April 14, 2016 | By

Make your wedding your own with craft wine

A wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime occasion long anticipated by every couple preparing to tie the knot. Making your day memorable is essential, not just for you, but also for your friends and family who will join you to celebrate your special day. When planning your wedding, like all couples, you will want to add your own personal touch. A popular .. Read More
March 31, 2016 | By

Perfectly pairing dinner with friends: Part 3!

About six weeks after we started our batch of craft wine to pair with our progressive dinner party, I got the call we were waiting for: Our wine was ready to be bottled! I immediately made an appointment at our local RJS Craft Winemaking Academy store to complete the final step in the winemaking process – bottling our wine. We soon discovered th.. Read More

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