One of the new "garagistes wineries" (small scale and hands on) that will be transforming Prince Edward County into a very unique entity. We are off grid using solar power and are organic in how we grow our vineyard.
The choice of grape varieties to plant proved to be easier than anticipated. We wanted to plant and concentrate our efforts on only two varieties, one for red wine and one for white wine.
Our first vines were planted on June 19, 2004 under the supervision of Geoff Heinricks. Once the job was done, we all returned to the house where Champagne was chilling on ice to celebrate the occasion.
Redtail Vineyard is a high-density planting with rows at 1.2 m (4 feet) wide and vines 0.9 m (3 feet) apart. On a single acre, there are 3,630 vines.