IMPORTANT FACTS

Vineyards

The wines of Cave Spring originate principally from our eponymous vineyard located within the Niagara Peninsula’s Beamsville Bench sub-appellation. Three sites in the Lincoln Lakeshore sub-appellation round out our vineyard selections, two of which are estate, with the third owned and farmed by our vineyard manager, Christopher Andrewes. All told, estate vineyards total 77 ha (190 ac).

  • Cave Spring Vineyard | Estate | Beamsville Bench VQA | 64.3 ha (158.9 ac)
  • Myers Vineyard | Estate | Lincoln Lakeshore VQA | 9.7 ha (24.0 ac)
  • Tufford Road Vineyard | Estate | Lincoln Lakeshore VQA | 2.8 ha (6.8 ac)
  • Andrewes Vineyard | Grower | Lincoln Lakeshore VQA | 8.7 ha (21.5 ac)

Estate Plantings

  • Riesling 31.7 ha (78.2 ac) | Chardonnay 13.5 ha (33.3 ac) | Pinot Gris 2.5 ha (6.2 ac) Gewürztraminer 0.7 ha (1.7 ac)
  • Cabernet Franc 12.4 ha (30.7 ac) | Pinot Noir 9.4 ha (23.2 ac) | Gamay 6.6 ha (16.4 ac)

Grower Plantings

  • Pinot Gris 3.5 ha (8.5 ac) | Chardonnay 2.0 ha (5.0 ac) | Riesling 1.2 ha (3.0 ac)
  • Cabernet Franc 2.0 ha (5.0 ac)

Wines

Ninety percent of our wine production is Estate Grown from our Beamsville Bench and Lincoln Lakeshore vineyards. The remainder is sourced from Andrewes Vineyard. By origin, 75% of production originates from the Beamsville Bench and 25% from the Lincoln Lakeshore. Total production is approximately 55,000 cases (9L), with the following varietal breakdown:

White Wines (75%):

Red Wines (25%):

  • 50% Riesling
  • 19% Chardonnay
  • 5% Pinot Gris
  • 1% Gewürztraminer
  • 14% Cabernet Franc
  • 6% Pinot Noir
  • 4% Gamay

Our Wines By Tier