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Step inside - Welcome from behind Archibald Antique Doors

Step Inside Tour

We invite you to come Step Inside!  This is a one of a kind tour where farmers, beekeepers, millers & wine makers will show you the behind the scenes operations.  Ever wonder how a heritage mill works?  Want to see how farmers rotate cattle in the fields?  Are bees really

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Honey Bee Orchard Walk

Want to see the orchard in bloom?  Join us on Saturday, May 19th for a narrated walk through the orchard with Farmer Fred & “Billy Bumblebee”.  Hear why it’s so important to have bees in the orchard during blossom time.  Be sure to bring your cameras! Talk with local beekeepers

Fred bottling cider

Bottling Ciders

We’ve been crazy busy trying to get our Ciders back on the shelf.  As many of you know, our Ciders are carbonated (bubbly) as opposed to the Wines which are still.  There’s a two step process for getting bubbles into the cider.  First, the cider is filtered into a special

Winter Pruning

It’s March & it’s time to prune the trees!  The goal is to basically give your tree a “Christmas Tree” shape.  That way the upper limbs will be shorter than the lower limbs & not block the necessary sunlight.  Here’s a “felfie” – farmer taking a selfie – video with

Christmas Lights on the Winery

Stay Calm & Capture Special Moments!

What’s happening at Archibald’s?  Santa’s elves have been busy building baskets.  We’ve still got a great selection for every taste & every budget. The elves have also been busy stocking the shelves with Holiday Wines & Ciders.  Our Hard Cider is the #1 choice to serve with appetizers.  What goes

Market Christmas Tree

Christmas in Clarington Country

Now that the apple harvest is over, we are thinking about the upcoming Holidays.  Getting together with family & friends… food & wine… gift giving…   It’s the most wonderful time of the year – other than apple season, of course. Time to get into the Holiday Spirit! We invite you

Empty orchard with rainbow

Last Day for Apple Picking – October 6th

It’s hard to believe that the 2017 apple harvest has come to an end.  It was a great crop over-all.  The Honey Crisp – being bi-annual – were down this year which means there will be lots next year. The weather for picking was amazing!  Only 1 partly rainy day

Apple Picking is right around the corner!

Getting hungry for apples?  We hope so! It’s soon time to come apple picking.  We’re not usually open Labour Day Weekend.  However, this year a few of the varieties are ready.  So, we’ve decided to be open on Saturday, September 2nd & Sunday, September 3rd from 9 to 5:30 in

What’s happening with all this rain?

It’s been “the summer of the rain”!  The 1200 new trees that we planted are happy.  And the trees that struggled through last year’s drought are too.  However, we need some heat units – some sunshine – to ripen up the apples.  Here’s the latest “Fred Report” on things in

20th Anniversary for Archibald’s Winery

Come help us celebrate our 20th Anniversary with the Winery on June 25th from 1 – 3! In the beginning… 50 years ago, the Archibald family purchased this property, ideal for growing apples.  The initial plan was to just sell wholesale.  The tree type of the time was semi-dwarf &