The Pennachetti family has helped pioneer the cultivation of vitis vinifera
The grape species most commonly used on a widespread basis in commercial winemaking
grape varietals on the Niagra Peninsula, becoming one of Canada's most acclaimed wineries and crafting elegant cool-climate wines in the heart of Ontario's wine country. Their Cabernet Franc vines are located on the gentle slopes of the Niagra Escarpment overlooking Lake Ontario, featuring coveted limestone-clay soils and gentle lake breezes lending a unique take on this classic grape. Sustainable
Sustainable viticulture is the journey of continually improving one's ability to minimize farming's environmental and social footprints by avoiding the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides in order to to promote soil health, with an ethos that also takes into account energy use, water use, farm biodiversity, climate change and worker welfare and safety are issues.