Lanny and Catharine Huff have always had a passion for fine wine and Prince Edward County. Both were born and raised in the County, coming from families with deep county roots, thus when vineyards started to pop up in 2001 they thought this would be an ideal opportunity to harmonize these passions and have since grown Huff Estates into an exciting, unique county destination.
Hours of Operation
January – Closed
February & March – Saturday & Sunday only from 11 – 5
Huff Estates Winery was constructed with one thing in mind – producing high quality wines. The state-of-the-art facility has it’s crush pad and fermentation tanks sitting on top of a hill allowing for a natural gravity flow into the barrels below which sit just behind the contemporary tasting bar. An indoor seating area is open for lunch from May to October where you can sit back, relax and even listen to live music every Sunday during the summer. This room is equipped with two 24 foot sliding doors opening up to a beautiful patio overlooking the vineyard.
Lanny was born and raised in Prince Edward County and has called it home ever since. A chemical engineer by trade, Lanny has spent a great deal of his life in the plastics industry. He has also always had a passion for travel and of course fine wine and once Prince Edward County was recognized as a grape growing region Lanny did not hesitate to combine these passions of his and create Huff Estates.
Born in Burgundy, Fred was destined to be a winemaker. He originally received his MBA from Concordia University and decided to follow his calling into winemaking and went on to complete his winemaking/oenology degree from the famed Lycee of Beaune. Fred has done vintages in various regions throughout the world including France, Italy, South Africa, Chile, California and Niagara and then was lured to Prince Edward County. Fred has been a member of Huff Estates since the winery's establishment and has become a highly regarded craftsman at his trade.
Jason completed his undergraduate degree at Laurentian University in the field of Commerce and spent time working in vineyards and barrel cellars during his summer breaks. Jason worked for Huff Estates briefly after completing his degree in 2007 and decided he wanted to further his education in wine and went on to complete his Masters of Wine Business degree from the University of Adelaide in Australia. Upon his return to Canada in 2009 Jason was hired on as the Marketing Manager at Huff Estates.
An accredited Quebec-based sommelier Brian has worked for various hotels and inns in Montreal and surrounding Eastern Townships. Brian "retired" to the county in 2006 where he has kept up his activity and passion in the wine industry and has been "wowing" people with his guided tastes and tours since he joined Huff in 2007.
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