New owner new name Krol family
Located 50 miles west of St. John's, the province capital. The estate original building was once a cottage hospital build in 1935.
When the hospital closed Dr. and Mrs. Marie-France Rodrigues moved in.
Starting with only a desire to make blueberry wine as it was made in the past
and offer employment opportunities in their community
Founded in 1993 as Markland Cottage Winery, Rodrigues Winery is Newfoundland's first winery
and has continued to grow in both capacity and in the variety of wines produced from wild berries
and pesticide-free fruit to become Canada's largest exclusively fruit winery. production in 2004 should produce
17 000 cases of wine
The winery was purchased 2016 by the Krol family and renamed Frozen in Time. Frozen in Time president Marek Krol hopes to develop a 402-hectare blueberry farm,
Frozen in Time produces high quality, premium berry / fruit wines and liqueurs. The variety of wines produced from local wild berries and pesticide-free fruit include Blueberry, Strawberry, Raspberry, Cranberry, Cloudberry, Black Currant and Birch. Our wines have expanded over the years and have been honoured with a variety of national and international awards.
The addition of a traditional European copper pot distillery allows the winery to produce liqueurs, as well.
In 2017, Krol created a television show called Living Wild TV, which is aired on Cottage Life, Travel + Escape and the Outdoor Lifestyle Network. The show is about how to live off the land using natural foods.
In the same year, he also started another show called Cooking for a Cause, in which various celebrities cook natural food for different health and wellness disorders.
Wines can be found in Europe and USA.
Winemaker: Marek Krol
Philosophy: Dedicated to producing high quality premium wines and spirits handcrafted with care. We blend the natural flavours and aromas of the locally grown berries and fruit and allow them to age into wine without sulfites. Clean and natural wines for health, well being and happiness.