Our vineyard is a farm.

Cultivating food has been in our blood for generations.

We love this land. And our farms have been feeding people for over 25 years. But we saw a chance to do more. To turn a simple berry into a distinct wine experience. Because good food calls for great wine.

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Balanced. Complex. Really really good.

You wouldn’t expect quality wine from Alberta.

And you might not think anything but grapes could be turned into a wine that becomes a staple in your home. Well, your palette is in for a surprise.

Haskap. The berry of the north.

Haskap berries thrive in Alberta.

They’re a natural part of our landscape—that many Albertans are now just discovering. Some call them super berries for their nutrients and antioxidants. But when we’re crafting our wine, it’s their bright, bold flavour that really matters.

For us, wine comes naturally.

It’s not just what we’re making that you’ll love. It’s how we’re making it.

Our process is low intervention—because our haskaps are too good to mess with. From how we grow to how we bottle, every step of the way is sustainable.

Drink local. Right down to the berry.

From our farm to your glass, Alberta wine drinkers can finally drink local.

We hope you’ll be as proud to enjoy our wine as we are to make it.

Where to buy

Dessert Wine

Our farms have been feeding people for over 25 years. And good food calls for great wine. So we turned our haskap berries into a distinct wine experience. Or fortified dessert wine has a  lush sweetness and complexity. You'll dive into notes of freshly made jam bouncing off rich dates and figs.
Try pairing it with dark chocolate desserts, blue cheese or strong cheddar. Go ahead. Get decadents.

Oak Aged Reserve Red

We aged our Reserve Red in oak barrels to elevate its existing flavour and texture, acting as an incredible complement to the haskap berry and wine. With a medium body and soft tannins, expect notes of black cherry, vanilla and cream with a pleasant finish of cedar and smoke.
Try pairing it with grilled steak or lamb, smoked fish or mushroom wild rice with roasted nuts. With age comes a refined palate. And better wine.

Crisp White

Enjoy notes of butter, white flowers and honey with a long and pleasant finish of apple and candied oranges.
This light and airy wine leans into the texture and flavour of the apples. Try pairing it with seared scallops, BBQ pork chops, or buttery crab. Or serve simply as an aperitif. À votre santé (that means “drink up” in French)

Classic Red

Haskap Wine

Our Classic Red has delicate tannins and a bright acidity. You’ll get notes of violet flowers mingling with dark chocolate and leather, alongside black cherry and haskap berries.
Try pairing it with fire roasted pizza, grilled chicken 
or creamy rosé pasta. You’re probably getting hungry. And thirsty.


Haskap Wine

Our rosé is well balanced with bright acidity. It’s blended with a touch of apple wine, creating a hint of sweetness. You’ll pick up on subtle herbal notes complementing juicy raspberries, plums and haskap berries.
Try pairing it with hors d’oeuvres, grilled vegetables or pan-seared fish. Light. Fresh. Delish.

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Haskap Cider

Our Haskap Cider blends apples with haskap berries, creating a beautiful bright pink colour and a naturally bittersweet, balanced flavour. Bubbly and refreshing, this is a new summer standard.
Try pairing it with brie and charcuterie, smoked salmon, or a classic cobb salad. Or just pair it with sunshine.

Premiere winery and tasting room.


Sample our distinct selection of wines and ciders, from the crispness of our apple wine to the complexity of our oak-aged haskap wine. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or a casual taster, our selection has something for everyone.


Experience the rich flavours of our Dutch-inspired menu, prepared using the freshest ingredients from the region.

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Step into our store and explore a wide array of local items, including cheese, honey, meats, and unique Dutch imports.


Join us on a tour through our winery, where we will guide you through the intricate process of wine-making and introduce you to the haskap berry, a key ingredient in our wines.

Tour: $10/person

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Real wine. From real farmers.

Little Gem isn’t a big wine company. It’s us. Joel, Rick and Jordan—two brothers and a best friend. Joel handles the paperwork. Rick gets his hands dirty. And Jordan gets the paperwork dirty. It all works out pretty well.

We’ve been farming in Nobleford, Alberta for three generations. We work hard to build what we have. And right now, we’re putting every ounce of energy into crafting a homegrown haskap wine we can all be proud to share. Cheers.


A delicious selection of wines from the humble haskap berry. The Reserve red is sumptuous. I encourage everyone to visit this southern Alberta gem.

Christine Picken

Get your hands on a Little Gem

Ready to discover a new wine experience? Order online, or get in touch and we can talk about shipping to your door.

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If you’re in the Lethbridge area, you’re in luck. Our wines are available in select bars and liquor stores in your area.

      Interested in carrying Little Gem in your store or restaurant? Let’s talk. Drop us a line at info@littlegemwinery.ca

          Interested in carrying Little Gem in your store or restaurant? Let’s talk. Drop us a line at info@littlegemwinery.ca

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