Vineyard Update: Preparing for Winter

Nov 30 , 2020

Harvest To Bottle

Vineyard Update: Preparing for Winter

We can’t believe that harvest is wrapping up here at the winery, and we are already starting to plan for the winter ahead, and 2021 — the work is truly never finished. This year has been unpredicta...

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...

Alive in the Vines: Biodiversity in the Vineyard

Jul 13 , 2020

Harvest To Bottle

Alive in the Vines: Biodiversity in the Vineyard

There’s a lot more than grapes growing at Traynor Vineyard in Prince Edward County. You have probably heard of the term biodiversity being thrown around before, especially in environments where thi...

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...

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...