Our Family and Team

Meet the people who make the magic.

Stephen Mitchell

President, Sales & Marketing, Vineyard/Property Operations

steve@sprucewoodshores.com
(519) 817-6189

Stephen handles the Sales & Marketing of Sprucewood, and manages the winery’s facilities, equipment, and grounds.

Stephen began his working career with a BSc Mechanical Engineering and spent 10 years as an engineer in the automotive industry...

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Tanya Mitchell

Vice President/Winemaker

tanya@sprucewoodshores.com
(519) 965-1293

Tanya Mitchell has been the Winemaker since its inception as a Winery in 2004, shortly after attaining a degree in Chemical Engineering at McMaster University and garnering experience making wine around the world...

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Jake Mitchell

CTO and Office Administration

jake@sprucewoodshores.com
(519) 995-4774

Jake Mitchell has helped grow the business with his family since 2004. Shortly after completing his post-secondary studies in multimedia, he began crafting the company logo, wine labels and advertising...

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Melissa Krech

Weddings & Events Coordinator

melissa@sprucewoodshores.com
(226) 935-7484

Melissa Krech joined our family in November of 2016 as an event and wedding coordinator.  Our couples just love working with Melissa, she makes the process so much fun! Not only does she know how to throw a great party, she herself is a past Sprucewood bride...

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Melanie Mason

Customer Experience Manager

melanie@sprucewoodshores.com

519 738 9253

It is my personal goal to make you feel comfortable, happy and satisfied as you experience this beautiful winery. I want you to feel better leaving the winery than when you arrived.  

I recently moved to the Windsor Essex region from Vancouver, BC where I worked in the sales and tourism industry...

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Dave McNair

Sales

dave@sprucewoodshores.com

(519) 980- 5129

Dave is our onsite wine expert, always ready to share his indepth knowledge on our products and the wines of the world.  You can catch Dave at tastings all over Essex County and our store front every weekend...

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Gordon and Hannah Mitchell

Co-Founders

Gord Mitchell January 29, 1945 – November 6, 2011

Hannah Mitchell February 9, 1950 – December 22, 2012

Sprucewood Shores Estate Winery would not be here if it were not for the vision and hard work that Gord and Hannah Mitchell put in to this Winery. Starting with the planning, planting and maintaining of 35 acres of vineyards, Gord set his sights for something bigger...

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