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
Different types of cheeses with wine glass and fruits. Top view.
November 24, 2016 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

How to organize a wine & cheese party

How do you get all of your busy friends together for an evening? You offer them some of your incredible crafted wines with an assortment of cheeses! Whether you’re a connoisseur or a marble cheese with crackers kind of person, you’re about to get a good idea of how to class your wine and cheese party up, by presenting some perfect pairings. In.. Read More
Group of friends toasting with glasses of red wine by festive table
November 10, 2016 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Pair wine and food like an expert this holiday season

Welcome to the holiday season; a time for family, friends, feasting and of course… wine! Want to make this year’s festivities unforgettable for all those invited into your home during the holidays?  Pairing your craft wine with food like an expert, using these simple tricks below, will impress every guest.  Once you know the basic rules around .. Read More