Our Team



After obtaining masters degrees in both the sciences and the arts, Bryan worked in the media and film industries before tackling his role as general manager at Keint-he. Bryan is also the one who peddles our wares.

Connor Van Tol


Being Kelowna born and Niagara raised, Connors interest in wine was inevitable. At the age of 17, while still a student, he got his first job in the wine industry … polishing glasses for the tasting bar at a winery. Shortly afterwards, he knew that he wanted to pursue a career in wine.  He has since worked in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Lake Erie North Shore, and finally Prince Edward County. Connor brings with him his Wine and Viticulture diploma from Niagara College and a passion for Ontario wine.


Noreen is Keint-he’s Retail Manager and Events Coordinator. She started her journey with wine, right here in Prince Edward County. For almost a decade Noreen worked in the vineyards of many PEC producers. From there she moved into winery retail sales and education. In 2023 Noreen completed her WSET Level 2 certification. 

Outside of wine, Noreen has obtained a B.A. in Anthropology and Indigenous Studies, as well as a Post-Diploma Certificate in Museum Management and Curatorship. She’s fancy.

Noreen was born and raised on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, where she still currently resides with her family. She also enjoys running as a past time. She has participated in races around North America at distances ranging 5km to marathons.



is a retired banker with over 35 years experience in the financial sector. Ron has had a passion for wine his whole life. After retiring he wanted to cross apply his business skills in an entirely different arena. Due to his love of premium wine; viticulture and oenology seemed a natural fit.


Laura has been working in the wine industry for decades. In 2002 she completed her Level 3 Sommelier accreditation through IWEG. From there, Laura headed to Australia, where she gained valuable experience working both in the vineyard and the cellar at a number of different wineries. In 2003 Laura returned to Canada and worked aboard The Queen Elizabeth II, a luxury, transatlantic capable, cruise ship. Laura was hired as the Sommelier for the ship’s 5-star restaurant. Despite being seasick for the duration of her contract, Laura embraced the opportunity to visit and experience as many old-world wine regions as she could.

For the next 10-years, while in the Niagara wine region, Laura exposed took on a variety of hospitality and winery based rolls. Always looking for new experiences, in 2018 Laura moved to the rapidly growing wine region of Prince Edward County. Laura quickly developed and interest in the regions terroir and the wines they produced. In 2019 Laura joined the team at Keint-he as our in-house Sommelier. Her unconventional approach to wine tasting makes for a unique and insightful experience. If you haven’t experienced a tutored tasting with Laura, we suggest that you do!

“Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.”

– Ernest Hemingway, Death in the Afternoon