Kimball’s journey began at Carmela Estates in 2003 as assistant winemaker while also taking the Grape and Wine certificate program at the University of Guelph. In 2007 he joined Closson Chase where he was the associate winemaker with Deborah Paskus. In April 2017 he left Closson Chase to concentrate on Lacey Estates. His main focus is on creating hand-crafted, small batch premium wines and pave the way to a bright future for his 3 children.
Lacey Estates winery established in 2003 is a family-run vineyard and wine business led by husband and wife Kimball and Liz Lacey. Located in beautiful Hillier, Prince Edward County. The emphasis is on small batch unique wines such as skin fermented gewurztraminer, orange wine, sparkling and full bodied Chardonnays.
Liz Lacey is the head of marketing and sales. Started working in their vineyard in 2003 alongside her husband and was also assisting in the winemaking process from start to finish. The tasting room was opened in 2009. Liz focuses on creating one of a kind experiences collaborating with local producers.