About Us

For more than a decade, we have been handcrafting small batch wines in the Village of Hamburg. Our globally sourced juices, from more than 15 countries, are given a touch of local flair as we create the wines that we are so proud to share with our community. Over the past decade, we have released more than 400 wines and look forward to releasing many, many more.

We are in production all year round. Our batch sizes range from 5 to 30 cases of wine per tank and we have about 40 different tanks in process at any time. The unique methods we have developed allow us to offer a wide selection of wines ranging from special one-time batches to ongoing production of old favorites. From tasting room staples to seasonal favorites, there is always something new on the horizon at the winery.

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Here’s a quick look at the people who make the winery great:

Michael Ditonto

Michael Ditonto



Mike’s passion for wine started years ago through his family heritage. Family gatherings always included wine and food. His interest in making wine has been enhanced by his culinary creativity. Mike’s business acumen comes from his Engineering education and experience running a large manufacturing company, which he was involved in for many years prior to starting the winery. 

AJ Schueckler

AJ Schueckler

Head WInemaker


AJ earned his Introduction Sommelier certification and has extensive experience in the hospitality industry.  He has managed wine lists for some of the finest restaurants and private clubs in the Buffalo area.  He also has worked in retail wine stores and holds both a Bachelors’s and Master’s Degree in hospitality and culinary arts.

Samantha Flavell

Samantha Flavell

Marketing Associate


Samantha has a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Graphic Design from SUNY Oswego. She is responsible for many of the labels, forms, and images found around the winery as well as the social media and website content.  When she’s not at the winery, Samantha can be found out walking her dog or finding new wines to try.

Maggie Alexander

Maggie Alexander

Tasting Room Associate

Maggie Alexander brings to us both retail wine and business experience.  She has held positions in wine and liquor stores around the Southtowns.  When she is not traveling and visiting wineries, she works in the banking industry.

Come Visit Us


Tuesday – Friday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday: Noon to 5 p.m.

Sunday: Noon to 5 p.m.

Monday: Closed





8 S. Buffalo Street,

Hamburg, N.Y. 14075