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With summer upon us, wine lovers everywhere are stocking their fridges with warm weather sippers like Pinot Grigio and Pinot Noir Rosé.  Craft red wine lovers needn’t put away the winter reds for the season just yet.  Warm summer weather goes hand in hand with grilling and some of summer’s tastiest meals are prepared on the barbeque.  The pow.. Read More
May 24, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

How to Identify and Prevent Wine Faults in Your Craft Wine

Every winemaker’s end goal is to produce a wine that is squeaky clean and free of any off aromas or characteristics that would detract from the wines natural flavours and aromas. There are many factors that play an important role in determining a wine’s flavour and aroma--and a wine fault shouldn’t be one of them! This week’s Craft and Cork w.. Read More
May 10, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

7 Reasons to Make Your Own Craft Wine at Home

To someone who has never made wine, making craft wine at home may seem like a task to leave to the professionals. But with such a wide variety of wine kits available, it is quite simple to get started, and there are many reasons to make your own wine at home. Here are just a few…. 1. Making your own wine at home is fun. It’s easy to get start.. Read More
April 26, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Learn How to Age Your Wine with Elegance

One of the most rewarding experiences for craft winemakers is opening a bottle of our own craft wine that has been ageing gracefully in the wine cellar for months. And, it is even more rewarding to share that wine with friends and family – who are blown away by the quality! This week’s Craft & Cork will teach you what you need to know about a.. Read More
April 12, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

How to Make a Good First Impression with a Label

  One of the greatest joys for craft winemakers is sharing their wine with family and friends.  And, when family and friends rave about the wine, the joy turns into euphoria.  You have taken great care to make sure the liquid in your bottle is perfect.  You choose a top quality kit and a popular varietal.  Then, you crafted the kit with u.. Read More