January 12, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking
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
December 22, 2016 | By RJS Craft Winemaking
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
December 8, 2016 | By RJS Craft Winemaking
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.
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November 24, 2016 | By RJS Craft Winemaking
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.
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November 10, 2016 | By RJS Craft Winemaking
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