What’s Happening

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 &

Spring onto A Country Path – June 10 & 11

We invite you to take this self guided tour down “A Country Path”.  Farmers, Herbalist, Potter, Miller, Beekeepers, Cider & Wine Makers and a one of a kind B & B all within a short drive from each other. Visit eight unique agricultural & rural businesses to hear our stories,

Honey Bee Orchard Blossom Walk

Honey Bee Orchard Blossom Walk – May 20th – 10 – 4

BRING YOUR CAMERAS!  Join Farmer Fred & “Betty Bee” on a narrated orchard walk.  Learn why bees are so important during apple blossom.  Tours are on the hour starting at 10, with the last tour at 3.  Refreshments – our fresh cut fries & Honey Buns from Krumbs Breadery –

What’s happening at Archibald’s!

We’ve been jammin’ & jellin’!  Beck has created a bunch of unique preserves using our wines & cider.  Apple Jelly, Peach Wine & Jalapeno Peach Wine Jam, Ruby Wine Jame, Apple Peach Chutney & Maple Spread are on the shelf.  Many other yummy products are in the experimental stage.  We’re