COVID 19 UPDATE

Archibald Orchards & Estate Winery is here for you! We’re currently welcoming people in the Winery & Apple Market. Masks, sanitizing & distancing are required. Sorry but no tasting indoors.  However, we will be offering tasting in our “Outdoor Winery” Saturdays & Sundays from 11 – 4.  Hours for the fall are Weekdays:  Monday to Friday 10 – 4:30.  Weekends:  9 – 4:30.  Stay safe everyone!

What’s Happening

World changes

Time to reflect

What’s happening is the #1 question right now, isn’t it.  The latest virus has put life into a chaotic tail spin.  We may feel everything from fear & anxiety to anger & annoyance.  But perhaps we could also feel grateful.  Grateful for having the time to reflect on just what’s …

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Christmas Wrap up

Are you ready?  Just in case you’re still working down your list, we’ll be open 10 – 5 until Christmas Eve when we close at 4 p.m. Still lots of baskets & wine for your holiday gift giving & entertaining! Come December 25th, we take “a long winter’s nap” & …

A Country Path Christmas

Imagine 8 stops and 25+ “Makers to Meet”!  Local farmers, artisans and specialty producers invite you to travel the path to Christmas Treasures November 29th, 30th & December 1st from 10 – 4. What’s happening at Archibald’s this weekend?  Our Christmas Market Room will be filled with everything from hand-crafted …

Fall Apple Harvest Driving Tour

September 28th & 29th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We invite you to savour the sights, sounds and smells of the apple season on this special weekend.  7 locations to visit.  Bring your family & friends out for apple picking.  Let the kids enjoy our play area created with …

Summer time

Summer time and the living is busy here at Archibald’s!  The big job right now is hand thinning the trees.  What’s hand thinning?  It’s going tree to tree, and manually picking off the surplus apples.  A tree can only support so many!  Ideally, we want a single apple every 6″ …

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Step Inside

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

Becky Bee Scout

No blossoms yet

Well… it’s the Victoria Day Weekend. We’ll be hosting our annual Honey Bee Orchard Blossom Walk on Saturday, May 18th with Farmer Fred & Billy Bumblebee.  Tours start at 10 a.m. with the last tour at 3 p.m. Local beekeepers, Petra & Martin will be here to share their knowledge …

Blossom time with Fred

Honey Bee Orchard Walk

Make the connection between Bees & Blossoms! Want to see the orchard in bloom?  Join us on Saturday, May 18th 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 …

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It’s a wrap!

We’re in the final stretch to Christmas!  Still working on your list?  We’re open 10 – 5 daily up until Christmas Eve when we close at 4 p.m.  We would love to help you get things wrapped up.  And just in case you haven’t heard, we are closed January & …

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Christmas in Clarington Country

It’s finally here!  The Holiday Shopping Road Trip that will get you into the Christmas Spirit.  From Friday to Sunday, November 23 to 25 from 10 – 4, travel the country roads of Clarington & visit 9 great stops.  Each location has something special for this weekend. And just in …