June 20, 2019 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

How to Start a Wine Journal

Every year summer comes around and you're sipping on amazing wine but by the time next summer comes you’ve forgotten the vintage and varietal!  As a DIY-er, we know you were busy crafting, bottling and blending batch upon batch for the upcoming spring season.  Now is the perfect time to sit back and sample some of your early spring creations.  T.. Read More
June 6, 2019 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

It’s all about those unique Wedding touches!

This absolutely stunning Wedding DIY will have your guests wowed.   Your guests have travelled form near and far to celebrate your wedding day with you! It’s such a special feeling to have so many important friends and family in your one chosen space to toast this incredibly happy occasion.  Many couples choose to let their guests know how very .. Read More
May 23, 2019 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

You scream, I scream, we all scream for Sorbet! 

Yes, that’s right. The perfect frozen dessert made from our hand crafted En Primeur Winery Series Chile Merlot, frozen berries and a dollop of fresh whipped cream! This step up from your traditional ice cream will impress everyone. First discovered in Italy, this cool combination of tangy and tart is now an international pleasure. Best when craf.. Read More
May 9, 2019 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

DIY-Preserved veggies with craft wine

Did you know you can use your craft white wine for delicious crisp pickles or veggies straight from the fridge? Pickling is a unique and brilliant idea for preserving a plethora of vegetables from the market or straight from your garden. This overnight pickle recipe can be easily made with any of your favorite craft white wines and can be quickly .. Read More
April 24, 2019 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Through the Grapevines in the Northern Hemisphere

There are two harvest seasons in the world of wine, one occurs in the northern hemisphere (August- October) and another harvest in the southern hemisphere (February - April). At this time of year we happen to be in the Northern hemisphere harvest where the grape vines are growing. The annual growth cycle of vines starts off with bud break which is.. Read More