Demeter Certified Organic Vineyard and Orchard

2013 Grape Order Form located here.

The season is shaping up very nicely with lots of rain this year but heat too. It promises to be another great year in Niagara.

photes by F.G.Cough

Ice Wine Harvest 2012/13

Timing is so important for Ice Wine Harvest. We waited for the perfect 3 days of -8c but with the severe temperatures swings
we've experienced this season our pick was done in -12 to -13c temperatures.
Thanks to our great crew for sticking with us through the cold !
Laura unloading the bins
That's Laura dressed in the height of ice wine fashion helping to unload the grapes for pressing.

We are accepting orders for Certified Organic Vidal Ice Wine Juice.

The order form is located here.

A more serene Fall Harvest Time

early morning handpicking

New in 2012 - Sheep

The new view out my office window !

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Our successful Microfit PV Installation

Now we are growing energy

Matthew and Mark building racking

our sea of solar pods

Farmers' Markets

During our market season (roughly the end of June till end of October) ,
visit us at Riverdale Park Farmers Market
and Trinity Bellwoods on Tuesday 3-7 pm ,
and Dufferin Grove on Thursdays from 2:30 till 7 pm,
The Brickworks Saturday 8 am -1 pm or Withrow Park and The Junction Saturdays from 9-1 pm.
We are proud to be a part of these Community Driven and supported markets, they Rock !

A little about Biodynamics

Our farm has been certified by Demeter Canada since 1996.
The Biodynamic method goes beyond organic in a sincere effort to enliven the farm entity through growing in harmony with nature and working towards the goal of a self sufficient farm entity.

For more on Biodynamic agriculture visit this site or this one Some famous French wineries have embraced Biodynamics including
Nicolas Joly of Le Clos de la Coulee de Serrant and Marc and Michel Chapoutier of Maison Chapoutier.

organic Chardonnay

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