Guide at a Glance
Whitbourne, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Lifestyle, Wine Tour
Dr. Hilary Rodrigues is the owner of Rodrigues Winery & Distillery. While he was working as a dentist in the early 1980s, he began experimenting with traditional Newfoundland recipes to make blueberry wines. In 1993, he established his Newfoundland’s first winery. The first offering was a signature blueberrry. He received a variety of national and international awards for his excellent wines. Later, he added a traditional European copper pot distillery which made it possible to increase his offerings to include liqueurs, brandies, and iceberg vodka.
Hilary and his staff love the history of the area and are very proud to be a part of that strong Newfoundland tradition. Hilary invites you to tour his winery and try some of his uniquely Canadian premium wines and spirits on a delightful wine tasting.