Customer Feedback

Pepper Mill - Spice Mill from SpicemillsDOTcaNothing beats the taste and texture of freshly milled peppercorns, sea-salt, or spices. Whether used in the preparation of a fine meal, or as a table grinder for everyday use, our artisan grinders are the perfect touch. The ultimate combination of art and function … a hand turned wood mill spices up any culinary experience and add elegance to your kitchen and dining room.


Great care and craftsmanship go into each of our hand crafted one-of-a-kind wood mills. Each piece is individually turned using only the finest domestic and exotic hardwoods, and hand buffed to a soft sheen using the top quality earth friendly wood finishes. And . . . to top things off, we only use the world’s best “harder than steel” authentic CrushGrind® ceramic mechanisms in our mills.  It’s the exceptional quality of this ceramic mechanism that allows our grinders to functionally equally well as pepper mills, salt mills, or all around spice mills.

So with all this in mind, we are especially proud when customers take the time to share some of their thoughts. Here’s what a few have said:

Customer Testimonials

Beautiful pepper mill and it works great too! (Darlene, Port Hope, Ontario)

Three simple words: functional, reliable and beautiful. (Chef Kelly Yarrow – Num-Ti-Jah Lodge, Lake Louise, Alberta)

It’s not surprising that someone who expertly crafts beautiful wood spice mills also has a knack for extraordinarily good pepper blends to use with them! (Foodie Pages – Ottawa, Ontario)

I bought this pepper mill a few months ago, and I couldn’t be more pleased. Not only is it a beautiful piece of craftsmanship, but it’s also the best pepper mill I’ve ever had. It has a very smooth mechanism that never jams. And it produces a large quantity of ground pepper with a few easy turns. (Anne – Calgary, Alberta)

I’ve been using these spice mills in my restaurant and on my cooking show for more than a year now and to put it simply . . . they work beautifully.  It was wonderful to find such a fine quality handmade local product. It fits so well with our strong focus on local producers. Irwin really has created a beautiful design and great functionality with these handmade mills. I also like that he uses a ceramic mechanism which allows these mills to grind pepper, salt or spice. I am very pleased and would recommend Spicemills.ca to both professional and home chefs alike. (Chef Robin Pradhan – Rocky Raccoon Cafe, Owen Sound, Ontario)

Can’t wait to hold my next dinner party. The pepper and salt mill will be the centre piece of my table setting. (Debbie – Scarborough, Ontario)

WOW! I recieved the spicemill this afternoon. It turned out amazing! My husband and I love it. Thanks so much. It was a great pleasure doing business. I will highly recommend you to family and friends.  (Anne Marie – Brampton, Ontario)

Beautifully crafted — very pleased with purchase. Delivered promptly and well-packaged — great customer service. (BegoniasMum on Etsy)

I was visiting from the St Louis area a couple of weeks ago in Owen Sound and purchased one of your pepper mills. OMG- it is not only beautiful but works incredibly- I know when my hubby returns from France he will want to order a mill for salt too- thank you so much. (Darlene – St Louis, Missouri)

The (special order) spice mill was a surprise and great hit with (my partner). Thanks for making such a wonderful piece . . . it will be treasured. (Stephen – Wiarton, Ontario)

I purchased a spice mill and loved it so much I had Irwin custom turn a second matching mill from a contrasting wood. They are beautiful items to put on display in my kitchen and are also very functional, I use them every day. I have been extremely impressed with the customer service both before, during and after the purchase. (Brian – Owen Sound, Ontario)

We saw your pepper mills at the food and wine show in Hanover earlier this year and regretted not buying one at the time. We were so happy to run into you again at the Christmas craft show in Owen Sound and are delighted with our beautiful maple pepper mill. (Betty – Barrie, Ontario)

Wow . . . this peppermill is going to make the perfect wedding gift. (Donna – Toronto, Ontario)

Thanks ! We love our pepper and salt mills, and are looking forward to buying some more for Christmas gifts this year. (Bill – Owen Sound, Ontario)

This is truly a beautiful hand made piece! The details in the carving (turning) that give this mill character are so unique. Great communications with this seller, very fast shipping also. Thank you! (Riki – Chatham, Ontario)

Just picked this pepper mill up in person from the Mapleseed (Spicemills.ca) workshop. Great craftsmanship and service. Awesome!! (Al – Owen Sound, Ontario)

The mills have arrived and they are wonderful. Many thanks! (Mark – Calgary, Alberta)

Thanks for the gorgeous pepper mill. It made an absolutely wonderful gift! (Abby – Kemble, Ontario)

Just thought I’d let you know I received the package today. Thanks very much, it’s beautiful – too bad I have to give it away! (Adam – Calgary, Alberta)