It all began in1927, when Andrew Peller, first arrived in Canada from hungary. Having owned a series of successful business, he went there to finally pursue his dream. He envisioned a day when Canadians, like Europeans, would come to appreciate premium-quality wines and enjoy sharing them with family and friends. After exhaustive research, he decided to plant his first vineyards in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley and, soon afterwards, looking eastward. Many years and countless setbacks later, Andrew Peller and his son joe Peller, finally made a breakthrough. Offer to purchase a winery and winemaking license in Ontario was accepted in the spring of 1969.