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...

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...

5 Best Pét-Nat Wines From Prince Edward County

Jun 29 , 2020

Courtney Evans

5 Best Pét-Nat Wines From Prince Edward County

If you’re wondering what pét-nat even is, don’t worry, it’s a fair question. Pét-nat is short for pétillant naturel, meaning ‘naturally sparkling’ in French. This seemingly new wine trend actually ...

Orange Wine: What is it and why you need to try it

Jun 09 , 2020

Courtney Evans

Orange Wine: What is it and why you need to try it

Orange Wine: What is it and why you need to try it You’ve probably heard of orange wine, or at least seen it on a cool restaurant menu. The orange wine trend started several years ago and has been ...

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...