Jim Warren, an Introduction

Jim Warren, an Introduction

Legendary Ontario Vintner When Jim Warren’s father presented him as a youngster with a small glass of wine to taste during the holidays, neither of them knew that this simple act was the start of a well decorated path in Ontario winemaking. Today, four decades...
The Story of Building Windrush Estate Winery in Canada

The Story of Building Windrush Estate Winery in Canada

Written by Jan Benda, April 2020   It was Saturday afternoon of a beautiful spring day – time to celebrate the last wine season and get ready for a new one. My wife and I were sitting on the patio of Windrush Estate Winery with owners, Marilyn and John....
Our Chief Winemaker’s Story

Our Chief Winemaker’s Story

Jonathan Boyle is our Chief Winemaker here at Windrush Estate Winery. Anyone who has met Jonathan will know how welcoming he is, and how passionately he talks about wine. We wanted to share a little more about Jonathan and how he came to work at Windrush, as our Chief...
The Origin Of Our Name

The Origin Of Our Name

Did you know that Windrush Estate Winery is named after the River Windrush in the Cotswolds? The Cotswolds is labelled as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the UK, known for it’s honey-coloured brick buildings. The River Windrush is a valuable part of the...
Curbside Collection and Delivery

Curbside Collection and Delivery

Wine for Curbside Collection   We have been working to make it easier for our customers living close to the winery to safely collect their wine purchases. We are pleased to say that that Windrush now has three pickup locations for our local customers to choose...
J.P Challet’s Lobster Thermidor Recipe

J.P Challet’s Lobster Thermidor Recipe

We are pleased to share this recipe with you from internationally acclaimed French Master Chef, J.P Challet.  It will pair well with our Windrush VQA Pinot Grigio – both perfect for the warmer weather! J. P Challet was born and raised in Lyon, the gastronomic...
Video! Pinot Noir Wine Tasting (1 min.)

Video! Pinot Noir Wine Tasting (1 min.)

Pinot Noir Tasting with Owner, Marilyn Field MSM, and Chief Winemaker, Jonathan Boyle In this wine tasting we are discussing our VQA Pinot Noir, filmed at our winery in the beautiful Hockley Valley. Jon Boyle, our Chief Winemaker, samples the wine directly from the...
Video! Chardonnay Wine Tasting (1 min.)

Video! Chardonnay Wine Tasting (1 min.)

Chardonnay Wine Tasting with Owner, Marilyn Field MSM, and Chief Winemaker, Jonathan Boyle For our first wine tasting post, we are discussing our Jim Warren Classic Chardonnay.  The Chardonnay is sampled from the barrel here at Windrush Estate Winery, located in the...
Wine Delivery and Collection Options

Wine Delivery and Collection Options

Ontario VQA Wine for delivery or collection   Dear friends, Firstly, we are thinking of you during these times. As most of you may know, in the summer of 2019 our very first VQA wines were and bottled and sent for storage at our Mississauga wine warehouse. These...
A beautiful wine review by Shari’s Pix

A beautiful wine review by Shari’s Pix

For those who love wine and reading   The influential Shari Mogk-Edwards, of Shari’s Pix, recently published her wine review on our Windrush VQA 2018 Pinot Grigio. Shari was VP of marketing for LCBO for 30 years, and has always had a passion for delicious...
Welcome to Windrush’s VQA Winter Rosé

Welcome to Windrush’s VQA Winter Rosé

Winter Rosé Not something we hear often, if at all. The words “winter wine” conjure images of full-bodied reds, sipped cosily alongside a hearty roast or home-made stew. Red wine is synonymous with winter and a fabulous choice for a cold weather drink, it’s definitely...