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June 1st, 2022 | Happy June!

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June 1st, 2022 | Happy June!

June is a great month. So much happening as the nice weather warms up and cheers our spirits. We start our vegetable gardens and flowers are in bloom!  And we celebrate the first day of summer in June! June 3rd is International Bicycle Day - a reminder of its help to the environment and how it can keep us fit! June is perfect for bike riding, with the slightly cooler breezes and the warm sun, get out before the humidity hits! We love when cyclists visit the winery, it's a great pit stop if you're on a longer drive and...

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May 25, 2022 | Open for the Season!

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May 25, 2022 | Open for the Season!

 The season has begun! And it's going to be a great summer! We are now open DAILY from 11am-5pm for your enjoyment and convenience. We will be offering our daily wine tastings on the terrace while you enjoy the stunning views of the vineyard, our French inspired gardens with lavender, cacti, grasses, and flowers.Come in to shop for your favourite wines for dinner, or a gift, or come in for your first visit to our beautiful French influenced winery. Our shop also offers wine jellies, local art work gift cards, and local handcrafted jewellery. Bring family, friends and visitors to...

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May 18, 2022 | Chardonnay Wine Release & May Long Weekend

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May 18, 2022 | Chardonnay Wine Release & May Long Weekend

We are all looking forward to this coming long weekend! The first of the season. Making plans to get together with friends and family, off to the cottage, planning a BBQ or going for a drive to the South Shore -- it is a chance to relax and enjoy the moment. We have some ideas for you: take a trip to check out some of our beautiful beaches, Crescent Beach or Risser’s Beach. Then be sure to stop by the winery to enjoy a glass on our terrace, take in the views, and relax.  We will be officially launching our...

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May 11, 2022 | No Mow May! 🐝🌺

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May 11, 2022 | No Mow May! 🐝🌺

  We have been partaking in the No Mow May movement for a couple of years now. This movement started in Bee City, USA around 2020. The concept has been practised much earlier by many proactive bee activists. The idea is to allow for habitation for our bees, butterflies, moths, and other pollinators. Our manicured lawns do not allow for bees to thrive and for floral species to flourish. The over manicured lawn has become a sign of hard work and pride, with a lot of fertilizing, chemical treatments and watering. Where the lawn with dandelions and overgrowth had become a sign...

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May 4, 2022 | Mother's Day is Here!

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May 4, 2022 | Mother's Day is Here!

The Origins of Mother's Day The origins of Mother’s Day dates back to the Ancient Greeks, as they celebrated the goddess Rhea, the Mother of the Gods. Our love for our mothers has been a deep part of our lives for as long as the gods lived. Move ahead to the 20th century, and a young American named Anna Jarvis lobbied for a special day to celebrate mothers, after the death of her own.  In 1914 the US introduced ‘Mother’s Day’ as an official holiday on the second weekend in May. And the next year it became an official holiday...

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