As long-time friends we share a passion for great wine, fine spirits, cold beer and the outdoors
Together we founded TWO PINE VENTURES in 2018 to use our experience and passion to build Destination Distilleries.
We work every day to ensure all we do is focused on being legendary on all fronts – in all ways.
Mr. John Hromyk
President & GM
Dr. Brett Schönekess
Master Distiller & CFO
One of the first Estate Winery Destinations in Canada developed and operatedJohn Hromyk
Hillside Estates Winery, Penticton BC from 1995 - 2000
The 18,000 square foot timber frame production facility included a bistro, tasting room, barrel room and subterranean cellars. It became the 5th largest Estate Winery at the time in the Okanogan and a popular tourist destination. A legacy that continues to this day.
Products were distributed through the BCLDB and AGLC and to international markets including Shangai, China, and Taiwan. Winning international awards along the way.