Winemaking Instructions

Winemaking Instructions

by Adrian Trochta June 03, 2019

Making wine at home is a lot easier than it sounds. Wine is a mostly hands off process that requires time and patience. Learn how you can make your own wine at home with these easy to follow instructions. This tutorial was written with our juices in mind, but these steps can largely be followed for almost all winemaking. This is the process we use to make all of our wines at KJ Urban Winery.  
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How to Make Cider

How to Make Cider

by Connor Creighton June 03, 2019

Apple cider is an incredibly easy to make fermented beverage. We've made a bunch of different versions from different sources of fruit. Everything from store bought to freshly pressed local cider. We've compiled instructions on how you can make your very own hard cider at home. We have instructions for both sparkling and still cider.
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The Mighty Hydrometer

The Mighty Hydrometer

by Connor Creighton May 31, 2019

Several times a week we will have a customer come into the store to troubleshoot their fermentation problem. It might be that their wine is not fermenting, or their beer doesn’t seem to want to stop fermenting. Other times it is that their cider tastes thin and acidic. The first question I always ask is “What does your hydrometer say?” Nine times out of ten I get a quizzical look in return with the response “errr, I don’t know”.
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Pineapple Sangria Recipe

Pineapple Sangria Recipe

by Connor Creighton January 04, 2017

We love making Sangria with our wines. We’ve made Sangria from most of our varietals, and today we are going to post one of our favourite white Sangria recipes. It’s simple and easy to do. We don’t like to overthink sangria here at KJ, it is simply just wine and fruit.
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