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Malivoire Wine Company

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The architecture of Malivoire's unique gravity-fed winery operation on the Beamsville hillside is as unique and distinctive as its specialty VQA wines. (Photos: Alex Ayotte and Ian Wood)

 


 

General Information

 

Malivoire's first vineyard, the "Moira", was purchased in 1995. A year later a second and larger property was acquired only a short distance to the west, which would become the site of the winery. Between 1995 and 2000, close to 50 acres were planted to Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Gamay and Pinot Noir. Malivoire produces 100% VQA wines and has a wonderful wine boutique and wine tasting bar. The winery's small batches of handcrafted wines are purchased primarily by private customers and restaurants in Ontario. Tours of Malivoire's unique "gravity winery" are available throughout the year by appointment. Email if you would like to subscribe to their e-mail newsletter that will alert you to their special events and limited edition wine releases. Anyone can sign up for it at no charge.

 


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Hours of Operation

Tasting Room:
Victoria Day, May 24 Weekend -October Thanksgiving Weekend
Monday - Friday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday - Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

After Thanksgiving Weekend - May 23
Monday - Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Note: We close at 5:00 pm on holidays
Not open Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Christmas

 


 

Directions

 

From Toronto:

QEW exit 64, Beamsville (Ontario Street)

Right (south) towards Beamsville and travel approximately 2.5 km to the fifth set of traffic lights at King Street/Regional Road 81

Left (east) and travel approximately 3.3 km to the winery on your right (past Tufford Road and just before Merritt Road)

Right, look for a large rock at entrance with the Malivoire logo and a ladybug on it.

 

From St. Catharines, Niagara Falls and points south:

QEW exit 57, Vineland(Victoria Avenue)

Left at lights on North Service Road

Left (south) at stop sign on Victoria Avenue/Regional Road 24

Travel approximately 3.7 km to the third set of traffic lights at King Street/Regional Road 81

Right (west) on King Street/Regional Road 81

Travel approximately 3.8 km to the winery on your left (just past Merritt Road and before Tufford Road).

Left, look for a large rock at entrance with the Malivoire logo and a ladybug on it.

Ecological

Malivoire's vineyards are farmed with sustainability in mind. In their farming practices, Malivoire chose not to use quick-fix chemical solutions to vineyard challenges. They recognized that if it is possible to meet natural obstacles effectively with natural solutions, the vineyards will thrive, and this conservative approach to the use of biocides and fertilizers is still employed wherever possible. Through such methods as harvesting by hand, Malivoire minimizes the use of heavy machinery in their vineyards.

 

Native flower gardens line the drive and entrance to the winery. When it was being established a horticulturist was hired to plant native flowers and shrubs which are well established now, providing habitat and food for song birds and butterflies. Native plantings take less water than foreign species once they are established, and have evolved to survive local insects and plant diseases; hence they can flourish without excessive use of pesticides and fungicides.

 


 

Further Information

 

Monthly e-mail newsletter: http://www.malivoire.com/index.php?page=sign-up

 

 

 

Ownership & Management

Martin Malivoire

Accessibility

Fully Accessible but call for details regarding tours - by appointment only

Address

Malivoire Wine Company
4260 King Street East
Beamsville, Ontario
L0R 1B0 Municipality Town of Lincoln

Telephone

(905) 563-9253

GPS Co-ordinates

Latitude 43.15592337340
Longitude -79.43815594300
UTM easting 626982.00
UTM northing 4779314.00

Administration

Malivoire Wine Company
4260 King Street East
P.O. Box 475
Beamsville, Ontario
L0R 1B0
Tel (905) 563-9253
Fax (905) 563-9512
Toll free 1-866-644-2244
Email wine@malivoire.com

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