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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario- Pillitteri Estates Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake was lucky to receive an early Christmas present from Mother Nature with the recent downswing of temperatures. On Wednesday evening temperatures reached below -8°C and the 2017 Icewine...read more
Pillitteri Estates Winery has achieved what no other Canadian Wine has to date, winning a Best in Show Trophy at the Six Nations Wine Challenge. The Trophy has been awarded to the Reserve Riesling Icewine from the stellar 2013 vintage.read more
Pillitteri Estates Winery is so honoured to be Niagara-on-the-Lake’s 2016 Company of the Year. The Spirit of Niagara Awards Ceremony in partnership with the Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce made the announcement at a ceremony held at Queens Landing on Tuesday February 2nd. The Pillitteri family moved to Niagara-on-the-Lake in 1965 and Pillitteri Estates Winery has been a proud member of the community for 23 years.read more
St Catharines Standard – The squeeze was on to get Niagara’s famous icy berries off the vine. By mid-morning Monday, temperatures across the peninsula had finally sunk to below –8°C for at least a few hours. That’s the outdoor threshold needed before the frozen berries can be harvested, pressed and fermented into the sweet icewine delicacy.read more
NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE — It wasn’t just those ardent fans of a white Christmas that were cursing the warm weather seen in late December, icewine makers found it a little worrisome as well. Those fears were pushed aside this week, however, when temperatures dipped below -10 degrees Celsius long enough for icewine harvest season to get underway.read more
Niagara This Week - St. Catharines It seems the second time was the charm for Pillitteri Estates Winery. The family-owned winery picked up the Ontario Food Exporter Award at the Canadian Agri-Food Export Gala. It was extra sweet for the winery, who came in second for...read more
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario- Pillitteri Estates Winery’s 2010 Appassimento Cabernet Franc has won ‘Red Wine of the Year’ and the Appassimento Red Award. This is the second time in three years that Pillitteri has won ‘Red Wine of the Year’. Pillitteri also won in 2013...read more
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario- Pillitteri Estates Winery, Farm Credit Canada, the Grape Growers of Ontario and the Niagara Grape and Wine Festival are pleased to announce that Jamie Slingerland of Pillitteri Estates Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake is the 2015 Grape King....read more