King's Court Estate Winery
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About King’s Court estate winery
King’s Court Estate Winery is a seventh-generation, family-owned and operated winery situated in the Niagara Region of Ontario. Josef Zimmermann – a 6th generation winemaker in the family lineage – is the head vintner of King’s Court Estate Winery. He immigrated to Canada in the 1970s and in 1988 established King’s Court Estate Winery in St. Catharines, Ontario. The winery produces award-winning wines and currently exports worldwide including China, Nigeria and Europe. King’s Court Estate Winery is an international brand enjoyed by wine aficionados, restaurants, collectors and wine-lovers all over the globe.
The History of King’s Court Estate Winery
According to family legend, in the year 1723, Kaiser Wilhelm, a German king, visited the town of Heddesheim, Germany and demanded his dues be paid by local peasants by giving up a portion of their food and wine harvest. He was served wine from a local vintner, Jakob Zimmermann, our great-great-great-grandfather and was so impressed by the quality and flavour that he immediately ordered a barrel to be sent to his residence. The king then appointed Jakob and his vineyard to become the official winery for the monarchy, hence the name “Königswingert,” which translates to “King’s Vineyard”.