The Academy…

We are a member of the RJS Craft Winemaking Academy, a community of Canada’s leading craft winemaking retailers who represent the best and most passionate winemakers in the industry. Academy members are chosen by RJS Craft Winemaking and are committed to providing the ultimate craft winemaking experience to every customer who chooses to make wine in their facility. Requirements to meet consistent high standards for both the quality of our winemaking products and the level of service we offer, contributes to building a sustainable and reputable craft winemaking industry.

What to expect…

When you make wine here, you can expect:

  • Exclusive wine kits only available at Academy stores
  • Early access to limited release wine kits
  • Extensive knowledge of wine varietals and wine styles
  • Winemaking expertise to help educate and guide home winemakers
  • Reassurance that the premises are well maintained to the highest level of sanitation
  • Friendly and efficient service at each stage of the winemaking process

Our commitment…

We understand that only by delivering on our promise of consistently high standards will craft winemaking customers return to make wine with us time and again. We guarantee that every time you craft wine at our store, you will take home outstanding wines to enjoy and share with family and friends.

Our goal…

It is our hope that by delighting you each and every time you make wine, you will want to introduce other wine lovers to experience the rewards of crafting wine for themselves.