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8th Generation Vineyard

Much like the seven winemaking generations that have preceded us, 8th Generation is true “family winery”.

My wife, Stefanie, is at the very epicenter of managing both our business, as well as our young, energetic family. Professionally trained as an architect, Stefanie has a strong appreciation for order, structure, and balance. Tremendous skills that are most beneficial to our business.

I am the winemaker, and I interpret my responsibilities to be as important in our Estate Vineyards as they are in the Cellar. I studied viticulture, oenology, and business management at the State Academy for Viticulture & Oenologie of Weinsberg in Germany. I have refined my winegrowing and winemaking skills at our family vineyard in Germany, as well as in other wineries in Germany, New Zealand and South Africa.

Most gratifying to us is our ability to expose our children to the importance of taking pride in our craft, and how we care for the land that we are fortunate to make a living out of. At every step, we know that we are helping to nurture the 9th Generation of proud, talented winegrowers.


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Wine shop Open: May to October 7th: 10 - 6 pm Off Season: Always with luck or by appointment


6807 Highway 97, Summerland BC, V0H 1Z9

250-494-1783

www.8thgenerationvineyard.com