Herbert Konzelmann receives lifetime achievement award

By Penny Coles at The Niagara-on-the-Lake Local
June 14, 2019

Before making a decision to transplant his family to Canada and build a winery, Herbert Konzelmann filled a suitcase with soil from a lakeshore peach orchard and took it back home to Germany to be tested.

The result, he said, convinced him he could grow vitis vinifera grapes, instead of the hybrids most grape growers had planted.

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