Food & Wine: Brown Butter & Sage Fettuccine with Dry Riesling

Nov 23 , 2020

Harvest To Bottle

Food & Wine: Brown Butter & Sage Fettuccine with Dry Riesling

Like many simple sauces, this one takes less time to prepare than the pasta itself—which means more time for wine! Fresh, fragrant sage is our herb of choice here, but substitutions abound. Try par...

Vineyard Update: Getting Ready for Harvest 2020

Sep 14 , 2020

Harvest To Bottle

Vineyard Update: Getting Ready for Harvest 2020

You can feel the shift in energy in Prince Edward County as the seasons change, but there’s nothing quite like the lead up to harvest. The sleepy, laid back County vibes transition into ones of exc...

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...