Becky earned her Masters of Education Degree Hon. and advanced TESL Can 1 Diploma Hon and taught students from age 6 through to university level over the course of her career.
After retiring from teaching here on PEI, Becky joined Bev and John O’Connor at John’s in the summer of 2011.
Becky has traveled afar to many countries, sampling the local wines and cuisines. Her continued passion for food and wine pairings, keeps her enthralled with craft winemaking and blogging about interesting food and wine pairings on John’s Home Brew Store Facebook page.
She loves to answer questions about craft winemaking, and about the tasting notes of the different grape varietals! Becky produces John’s monthly newsletter about our featured wines; and works on advertising and the store websites. The customer always comes first to Becky. Becky enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling to wineries, gardening, reading audiobooks and creating wine and food pairings!
Dick Bird Brew Master / Bottler
Originally from London England, and a retired IT Sales Manager for HP, Dick is in his wheelhouse in our wine kit showroom filling you in on your favourite wine varietal or microbrew beer kit. As well as being a virtuoso brewmaster, wine aficionado, and bottling supervisor!
Dick’s love of wine and music has him whistling and singing, as he works!
Dick is married to Dr. Margot Rejskind, who is a music professor at UPEI, and in his spare time sings in the Forte Men’s Choir which Margot directs.
They live in Brighton with their daughter Audrey.
Jennifer is by trade a classical guitarist and pianist who has spent over twenty years running a successful private studio in the heart of Charlottetown teaching classical guitar, piano theory, and composition. She is also a published composer.
Jennifer happily joined the John’s Home Brew team in 2017 and as a longtime wine enthusiast has enjoyed learning more each day about the different varietals. She enjoys her time with the customers and helping them bottle their wine in a fun and friendly atmosphere. In her spare time, she enjoys calligraphy, painting, cooking and spending her time with her two children, family, friends, and doggie Dally.
22nd Anniversary Sale at John’s Home Brew!