J. S Hamilton a grocer who entered the wine industry as an agent in 1871 soon opened his own winery, Pelee Island Wine and Vineyard Co.The Pelee Island Wine and Vineyards Company amalgamated with J. S. Hamilton and Company in 1919 to become J. S. Hamilton and Company Limited with Mr. Hamilton as president and managing director. J. S. Hamilton died in March 1931 but the business continued under his name until 1945 when London Winery Ltd. acquired the company.
Remains of Vin Villa Winery that burnt in 1963
Stamford Park Wine Co
The old port is part of the private wine cellar collection of Ron Moffat, Toronto
Building used by Jules Robinet Sandwich Ontario
J. Tune & Son's London Soda Water Works factory - London Ontario 1890
Among thir products was apple champagne cider, buffalo mead, pure apple cider
Turner Wine Company - 1890-1909
The flag reads: Turners/Toronto/Tonic Bitters, Fruit Syrups, and Sauces
Photo provided by Maple Leaf Actions
Turner was purchased by the Niagara wine company
Brand may have lasted untill 1977
Robinet Winery Building 1895
The historic place is the two-storey log First Mallam House, built in 1900 in a rural vernacular manner at 4845 Lakeshore Road, in the Okanagan Mission neighbourhood of Kelowna, and now a part of the Summerhill Estate Winery.
Canadian Grape Products
1920- 1926 Became Jordan Wine Co Ltd
Photo provide by © Steve Mouck
©2012 Steve Mouck
The Ontario Wine co was licensed in 1922 to E.J Morrow
Aaron Hovey Jr. Homestead - New Brunswick
Hovey grew orchards and produced wine for his patrons and evidence remains in the building of a laterally long and shallow wine cupboard constructed into the stone chimney base.
Canada Wineries Limited was formed in 1928 Taking over Peerless Wine Co, Dominion Wine Growers and Oakville Lincoln Wines Ltd Stanford Park Wine Co Ltd. Thorold Winery.
Brights Catawba Sherry
Jordan Established 1920 Photo by © Steve Mouck
Photo Provided by Andre Hebert
Image provide by St Hubertus Estate Winery kelowna
Brights Winette - photo by Pattie Petty
Photo provided by Fred Couch
Bright's advertisement 1965
Bright's Ancient Mead (1963-65) -photo provided by Mr and Mrs James Woodbury SR.
The menagerie pop wines on the market at that time included Gimli Goose, Pink Flamingo, Baby Deer, Baby Bear, Little White Duck, Fuddle Duck and Luv-a-Duck and Pussycat all made to capture the Market created by Baby Duck . Also History The Names
Etobicoke-based Parkdale Wines , maker of Chateau Cartier, was acquired by Labatt in 1965
Cold Duck produced by Chateau Cartier Wines
Andrés Wines introduced their version of Cold Duck in Canada in the mid-1960s.They followed that with similar sweet red and white wines called Chanté. In 1971 they created Baby Duck – a soft-drink-sweet blend of red and white Chanté wines.
Hugely successful, Baby Duck was the best-selling domestic wine during the 1970s and it hatched numerous imitators:Canada Duck, Love-A-Duck, Kool Duck, Daddy Duck and Fuddle Duck were joined by Cold Turkey, etc… All of these wines driving the runaway expansion in the wine trade in the 1960s and 1970s were concocted from water, sugar and grapes that were judged unsuitable for making good quality dry table wines
1966 Honey Mead London Winery
Andres Wines LTD Winona White Photo Fred Couch
Gimli Goose - Jordan Wines Ltd 1973
produced by Chateau Gai
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Shearwater Aviation Museum
1991 Southbrook opened by
Prince Charles opens Niagara Teaching Collage new building 2008
Baby Canadian Champagne - photo credit Ancient Histories Photo Stream
Lake Hill Pump Station -
The Lake Hill Pumping Station is a rare example of an early industrial building in Saanich, and is valued as an important physical manifestation of the district's industrial history. Utilitarian in form, the building makes a clear statement of its original purpose. Built in 1900, the structure housed equipment necessary to pump water from Elk Lake to the City of Victoria as part of the city's water system.
The Growers Wine Company, which founded the loganberry wine industry on Vancouver Island with government assistance, provided a commercial use for the abundant local supply of loganberries. This was considered the salvation of local growers, particularly during the Depression when the company purchased local produce as well as provided employment. After 1954, the Growers Wine Company used these premises as a cooper's shop and warehouse for their winemaking facility next door
Markland Cottage Hospital ~
Registered Heritage Structure
Markland Cottage Hospital has historic values because of its origins and original function. Built by the Commission of Government in 1935 the hospital was in use as of January 1, 1936
Today it is home to Rodrigues Winery
Third Casoro House
John Casorso was involved in the establishment of Kelowna's first winery, which became Calona Wines.
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~ J.S Hamiltom and Pelee Winery photos provide by Terry Matz
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