Henry of Pelham Family Estate Winery

The Henry of Pelham Estate Winery has been family owned and operated since 1988. Located on the Short Hills Bench, at the base of the Niagara Escarpment, this premium winery tends to the 170 acre vineyard on the property and take the low yield approach. The Henry of Pelham produces only small batches of premier VQA approved wines of the highest quality. This Estate Winery in Niagara is the largest grape grower in the small sub-appellation of the Short Hills Bench.

This winery only grows the Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir, and Cabernet-Merlot varietals to produce true reserve fine wines. Depending of the grape type, the winery will age the wine for up to 234 months in French Oak Barrels. The white wines produced here are released 2 years after the vintage date and the reds are released after 3 years.


Henry of Pelham Winery Hours

  • November to Victoria Day in May 10 am – 5 pm
  • May after Victoria Day to October 10 am – 6 pm

Winery Tour Schedules

Vineyard & Winery Tours

These are public tours that is offered from Late May to October at 1:30 daily. The one hour tour tastes guests through the graping growing and then winemaking process. The tour ends with a tasting. Cost is $5/person.

Private Tours

This is similar to the public tour, but offers a tasting of 4 VQA wines produced here. Groups of 7 or more, and bus tours can book this tour year round. Cost is $10/person plus taxes.

Tasting Bar

For guests who wish to taste the wines before they buy, the tasting bar is open year round during hours of operation. For $2 you can try 4 – 1 oz glasses of table wines (limit of for per person). Additional charges apply for Icewine tasting.


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1469 Pelham Road
St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 6P7


(905) 684-8423