#20YearsIn20Posts

#7 - GRAVITY

#7 - GRAVITY

In the spring of 1998, ground was broken on the construction of Martin Malivoire's winery. This would require the repurposing and expansion of an ...
#6 - THE BUILDING

#6 - THE BUILDING

Malivoire likes to be a “more than meets the eye” kind of place.  For example, each day, visitors pass the arch and gardens that shelter the winer...
#5 - CONSTRUCTION

#5 - CONSTRUCTION

By 1997 the transformation of the Malivoire Estate Vineyard was underway. Construction of the future winery had begun, and 35 acres of land were ...
#4 - SUSTAINABILITY

#4 - SUSTAINABILITY

As long as anyone can remember, Martin has talked about the importance of the "three-legged stool". It's his favourite metaphor for a viable winery...
#3 - VARIETAL FOCUS

#3 - VARIETAL FOCUS

To tap into everything a prime vineyard can give, the right vines must be grown. This simple but certain rule was impressed upon Martin by his mentors...
#2 - VINEYARDS

#2 - VINEYARDS

Malivoire Wines’ founding site was the Moira Vineyard, which offered the Bench location, mesoclimate, topography and soil that Martin was looking f...
#1 - The IDEA...

#1 - The IDEA...

The journey began with an idea gestating in the mind of Martin Malivoire, a film industry special effects director who harboured a lifelong fascina...
20th Anniversary Story

20th Anniversary Story

            In 1998 a winery, newly constructed on the Beamsville Bench, began its inaugural crush. The event realized the aspir...