March 2, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Orchard Breezin’ – The Beer Alternative

Close your eyes.  Now picture what you will be doing in just a few short weeks.  The sun is bright and giving off enough warmth to make socks and long sleeve shirts completely optional. The patio furniture, fresh out of the shed, is set up for another season.  The bbq has a full cylinder of propane.  Steaks were marinated all morning and are now .. Read More
February 14, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Getting to the heart of it: wine and chocolate

It’s that time of year when we all have love and passion on our minds.  Many of us are hoping our special someone will soon be seducing us with a big heart shaped box filled with our (second) favourite treat: chocolate.  Then, we will light a few candles, open a bottle of our favourite craft wine, snuggle up on the coach and share an evening of r.. Read More
Heartbeat make wine glasses,bottle and heart symbol stock vector
January 26, 2017 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Craft wine: a healthy choice for the New Year

Haven’t come up with a 2017 New Year’s resolution yet? No problem! As New Year’s resolutions go, drinking craft wine is about as delicious as it gets. Consuming craft wine is not only great for those who want to save want to save a big chunk-o-change, but also for those who would like to begin the year on the road to a healthier lifestyle. The .. Read More
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