St. Catharines Wending Home winery picks up gold in French competition

2020 Creek Shores Chardonnay picks up medal at 31st annual Chardonnay du Monde in France. From the St. Catharines StandardRead the full article here. The Chinese characters that comprise the logo for the Wending Home Estate Vineyards & Winery wines have a special meaning for manager Ron Giesbrecht and owner Huaying Feng. The rough English […]

Join Wending Home for Cuvée en Route from March 29 to 31!

We are excited to announce that Wending Home will be part of the much anticipated return of the greatest event in Niagara wine – Cuvée! Our theme is “The Slow and Wending Way” – show your Cuvée en Route passport for a free tasting of 4 wines that display our approach to estate varietals and […]

Visit our Store & Tasting Room

While we knew opening a new winery during the pandemic would be a challenge, we also knew that a priority was to have a storefront to warmly welcome visitors and guests to our family run establishment. And it’s finally happened!  For many of you who have enjoyed the wonderful tastings with our winemaker in the […]

Just Released! 2021 Gamay

Just in time for braised ham, cooked turkey and roasted beef season, we are excited to be releasing our 2021 Estate Gamay! Made with our oldest estate vines, which were planted in the mid 90’s, this beautiful, ruby red single-varietal wine shines. Aged in French and American oak for 18-20 months, this wine has been […]

The Vineyards of Wending Home, Spring 2023

Winemaker Blog June 7, 2023 Being a grape grower and winemaker in Ontario is not for the faint of heart … or for those with meager reserves of finances.  I will take you through a struggle that we have had at Wending Home for the past 2 years.  Warts and all, but with a hopeful […]

2020 Riesling Wins Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence

After a three-year hiatus due to COVID, the Ontario Wine Awards was back with a record number of entries for 2022. Seventy-four wineries from Niagara, Prince Edward County and South West Ontario entered 600 wines in the competition.  The judging by twelve panels took place at George Brown College on Saturday May 7th, with the […]

The amazing story of Niagara’s new Wending Home winery

By Rick VanSickle read the original article on It wasn’t the first name to come to mind when the working partners in the Wending Home Estate Vineyards and Winery settled on what to call their new winery in Niagara. But it was perfect. Wending means to go in a specified direction, typically slowly, or […]