Traynor Madonna Vermouth

Apr 24 , 2019

Michael Traynor

Traynor Madonna Vermouth

The Madonna Vermouth- Years of Gardening and Inspiration from my Mother This wine was a lot of work and a lot of fun to make. First the story behind the inspiration. When I was a kid,living at home...

Sauvignon Blanc: Embracing the Funk!

Apr 17 , 2019

Michael Traynor

Sauvignon Blanc: Embracing the Funk!

Sauvignon blanc: embracing the funk! After spending many years making wine in Ontario, I had serious doubts about whether sauvignon blanc was a variety that I could do well with. That all changed i...

Chardonnay: the “winemaker’s grape” takes a swing at the winemaker

Dec 14 , 2018

Michael Traynor

Chardonnay: the “winemaker’s grape” takes a swing at the winemaker

    This one was a real challenge ... Because all our wines are minimally handled and since the methods we do use tend to be, shall we say “rustic”, it gives us a fairly finite palette to work wit...

What's the deal with Orange Wine?

Jan 04 , 2018

Rebecca Traynor

What's the deal with Orange Wine?

  Orange wine is being called the “new” fall wine, but interestingly enough, it’s has been around a lot longer than you think. Are orange wines made from oranges? We hear this one a lot! The answe...

Dec 15 , 2017

Rebecca Traynor

First Date: Wine and Appetizers to Spark Conversation

First dates are the stuff of legend. Everybody’s got a first date story. Whether it’s the start of a beautiful adventure or an absolute disaster, the night will very likely be something to remembe...

Wine Tasting Is About The Experience, Not Just The Wine. Here’s How To Enjoy!

Dec 15 , 2017

Rebecca Traynor

Wine Tasting Is About The Experience, Not Just The Wine. Here’s How To Enjoy!

Wine tasting is fun and most people that are out and about touring and tasting are in it to learn about wine and also to enjoy a variety of different wines and wine styles. Most are not wine conno...

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