The Most Refreshing Cocktail You’ll Drink All Summer

Jul 07 , 2020

Courtney Evans

The Most Refreshing Cocktail You’ll Drink All Summer

Is there anything more refreshing than a crisp light cocktail on a hot summer day? Especially one that requires minimal effort and ingredients?! This refreshing summer cocktail is made with the Tra...

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 Pet-Nat?

Apr 11 , 2019

Michael Traynor

What’s the deal with Pet-Nat?

Why is Pet-Nat all the rage? Light on the bubble with lots of flavour on the tongue – why is pét-nat all the rage? Millennials want to drink wine, but they’re not interested in the wine that their...

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...

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