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Rodrigues Winery & Distillery

Rodrigues Winery & Distillery

Rodrigues Winery & Distillery

Rodrigues Winery & Distillery
1 Bond Rd., PO Box 98
Whitbourne
Canada A0B 3K0
Phone: 709-759-3003
http://www.rodrigueswinery.com

Contact: Hilary and Marie-France Rodrigues
Email: info@rodrigueswinery.com

Production: 15,000 cases

Hours of Operation: June to mid-October: 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. daily , Mid-October to June: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m Monday to Friday

Tour Hours: June to mid-October: 9 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. daily, Mid-October to June: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday to Friday

Located 50 miles west of St. John's, the province capital. The estate original building was once a cottage hospital. When the hospital closed, owners, Dr. Hilary 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.

Markland Cottage makes 8 Exotique Wines from hand picked wild berries and fruit.
They also produce Kosher wines.

KOSHER/PAREVE certification is COR 530. All wines are KOSHER making only fruit wines. Blueberry, Cranberry, Lingonberry, Strawberry, Blackcurrants, Raspberries, plums, pears, Cloudberries. Pear and plum brandies.

There wines can be found throughout eastern Canada, Alberta, New York State and Japan.
They also produce Blackcurrant, Cloudberry, Cranberry Liqueurs. (Ice Berg Vodka and Blueberry Ice Berg Vodka soon to be on the market)

Winemaker: Dr.H.A.Rodrigues, Dwayne Day, Iliyan Staykov

Distribution: Winery, retail across Canada with focus in ON, AB and NL

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