Master Distiller Pat Meerholz and his wife Jeanette Meerholz are the proud owners of Wynndel Craft Distilleries.
Pat and Jeanette got married in July 1997 and immigrated to Canada in December 1997. after working in Saskatchewan and Fort McMurray they settled in Wynndel. where they bought the Saskatoon farm.
With all the fruit in Creston valley they decided to develop a distillery. It took 3 yrs to get all the permits and licenses to start.
They only use local grown Creston Valley fruit in their Hillbilly stills to produce Brandy, Schnapps and Liqueur.
We use the sternwheeler steamboat as our logo to honour the steamboats that worked on the lake before the railways was developed.
We use only fruit produced in Creston Valley
* Superior production standards.
* Dubble. distilled
* Using the solara system
* Distinct regional character and local grown produce.
* Small batch artisan spirits with a farm-to-table approach.