I'm Ron and I'll help you make the perfect wine for you!
This Personal Profile is part of the Portraits of Pelham Business Series presented by the Pelham Business Association.
This special series of Portraits and Personal Profiles showcases the people that own and operate our local businesses.
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What business achievement are you most proud of?
The Wine Garden of Pelham has been making Quality wines for over 17 years for residents of the Niagara Region. We are proud of the fact that we are still serving some of the original customers that made wine during our first years in business.
What is one interesting fact about yourself that not many people would know?
The Wine Garden of Pelham has recieved numerous awards, including several Gold Medals, for the wines submitted to the Winemaker Magazine Competition held annually in the USA.
Where do you go/what do you do to unwind?
I personally enjoy walking on Pelham's country roads, enjoying the fresh air and natural beauty of The Short Hills and surrounding area.
What three words would you use to describe Pelham?
Natural - Pelham is unspoiled and not Commercial
Scenic - From the Quaint Village atmoshere to the rolling hills of the surrounding farms
Tranquil - There is a comfortable tranquility of life in Pelham
What is your favourite part about running a business in Pelham?
I enjoy the interaction with the people of Pelham. Those who come to the Wine Garden are more like friends who come for a visit then customers who simply come to purchase a product.
In Pelham, where is your favourite place to ...
At the Summer Bandshell eating foods purchsed at the local Farmer's Market
Walking the trails out in the Short Hills
On my back deck where I live
Wines made at the Wine Garden, again out on my deck where I live
Listen to music?
The Summer Banshell is amazing
Read the morning paper?
In the evening, out on my deck, as the sun is going down