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Winery profile: Pillitteri Estates

14 November 2013 No Comment

Pillitteri Estates Winery, located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, was founded by Gary and Lena Pillitteri in the early ‘90s. Originally a fruit market, Pillitteri started experimenting with ice wines in the late ‘80s, and began operations as an estate winery in 1993.
Now they produce thirteen varieties of ice wine – more than any other winery in the world.
Today, the fruit market still exists, and has expanded to carry other locally-produced products, like maple syrup, jams and honey. But Pillitteri has come to international acclaim for its wines, having received more than seven hundred wine-related awards…

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