Puddicombe Estate Winery Offers VQA Wines, Fruit Wines and Ontario Ciders

 

The Winery

 

Murray Puddicombe has been growing Vinifera grapes - Gamay Noir and Chardonnay - since 1962, other Vinifera since 1968, and Riesling, Pinot Noir and French Colombard since 1975.

 

We grow over 150 acres of high quality grapes and our winery boasts more that 25 award winning wines in both National and International competitions.

 

Puddicombe Estate Winery started making wine in 1998, with Lindsay Puddicombe as the winemaker. In 2000 we opened a retail store on site. When we opened we had 6 white wines and 4 red wines. Now we are the home to over 30 different wine varieties in our retail store.

 

We can wait to see you at the estate and have you taste our award winning vintage varietals that we offer.

 

OPEN April - December

7 days a week from 9-5

 

Open January 12th - March 22nd

Monday - Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Closed Sundays & Family Day

 

For a list of Estate Tours & Tastings See Below.

 

Click Here for a full list of wines.

 

List of Wine Awards through the years.

 

Order online today and we'll ship it right to your front door!

 

 

 

Wine Club

 

Wine Lovers dream.

Join the Club & Unwrap a Bit of Wine Country Every Month

 

When you join our wine club the following privileges will belong to you

 

For pricing and further details on this fabulous club, please call us or download the information package here.

 

 

 

 

Ciders

 

Once released from the bottle, Sir Isaac's fresh pear aroma and distinct pear flavour, will offer your senses the pleasure they have long been waiting for. Its clean, soft, slightly sweet, balanced taste carries through to its sparkling finish. Allowing the patron to relish in what the Orchards of Niagara have to offer.

 

Best served chilled or on the rocks, in the company of friends and family in sociable settings. It can be paired with: chicken, fish, white pasta, pulled pork sandwiches or soft cheese such as Camembert or Brie.

 

Amazing Bands, Tasty Local Food Trucks,

Super Ontario Ciders, Wines & Craft Beer

 

 

 

 

Winery & Estate Tours

 

Come in a enjoy a relaxing, fun and educational stop by our tasting bar. We always have a selection of award winning wines for all to taste. Our staff are passionate when it comes to helping guest find a wine that fits their palate, and they are always excited to meet new guest as well as keep up to date with regulars. Our selection of wines for you to taste changes on a scheduled timetable. We always offer a minimum of two (2) White wines, two (2) Red wines, two (2) Fruit wines and one (1) Icewine.

Cheers,

Tasting Staff

 

Below is a list of our Daily Tours with Tastings, as well as Group Tastings that guest can pre-book for their groups.

Estate Group Tours Informational Download

Note:  The Daily tours are offered; June-October: Daily 11:00 - 4:00, May & November: Weekends Only 11:00 - 4:00.
To ensure a spot please pre-book your group.

 

Retail Store

Come and taste distinctive local wines at our country tasting room which is situated on the winery farm at Winona, Stoney Creek. Take in the beautiful view of the vineyards, orchards, ponds and the escarpment. Experience your own personal tasting, just step right up to the tasting bar!

With each vintage, the quality and style of our wines continue to change and improve. As our vines establish deeper roots and we learn to adjust to each vintage growing conditions, we get the opportunity to make fine wines the represent the vintage year. We focus on the cool climate grape varieties of northern Europe that have proven to be hardy and make outstanding wine. We are proud to offer a full range of local grown white, rosé, red, dessert and fruit wines.

 

Daily Wine Tastings

Our winery is a special place, where Winemaker Lindsay Puddicombe personality has work hard to create a wine experiences that demonstrates the unique tastes of the vineyard & Orchard to glass. It’s a place where people come to awaken the palate with by celebrating and learning about the many nuances of wine: growing and tasting, pairing and serving, buying and cellaring.

 

 

Walking Tours

As your walking around our senic 100 acre estate we will cover the historical information of the farm since 1797, about our staff, and a short talk about our wine making processes. Followed with a tasting of 4 award winning wines.

If you are interested in this program, contact us for more information.

Taste of Viticulture

Imaging taking a relaxing tour throughout 100 acres of beautiful orchards and wineyards on a train or wagon ride. During your scenic ride you enjoy 3 stops where you will get to taste 3 different award wines all made from the fruits that surround you on your tour, while snacking on some cheese, crackers and fruit. At the end of your tour you will finish with a taste of decadent dessert wine and fudge.If you are interested in this program, contact us for more information.

Winemaker's Special Tasting

Guests will get to enjoy pairings of 3 food & 3 wines in a private tasting room with one of our personal tour guides which will give your guest helpful tips on pairing wine with foods and why some wines are better pairs with each food. To finish each guest will receive a fourth tasting of decadent dessert wine and fudge at our wine bar.

 

Culinary Whistle Stop

Hop aboard our Agricultural train "Little Pudd" and enjoy a guided tour while dining on the move. Each guest will receive a three course meal where each course is paired with a different wine while traveling through the scenic orchards & vineyards of the estate, 100 acres. After your tour guests will be escorted back to the winery for their final food and wine dessert pairing, as well as tea and coffee in the Country Cafe or Vineyard Banquet Room.

If you are interested in this program, contact us for more information.

Train & Tasting

Hop aboard our Agricultural train "Little Pudd" and enjoy a scenic 30 minute ride around a 100 acre estate farm. After your ride you will be escorted back to the wine shop for a relaxing private tasting of 3 award winning wines.

If you are interested in this program, contact us for more information.

Train, Tasting & Dessert (Seasonal May - October)

Guests will board our Agricultural train "Little Pudd" to enjoy a relaxing tour throughout 100 acres of beautiful orchards and vineyards. After your delightful ride guests will be escorted back to the winery for a private tasting of 3 award winning wines. Once your tasting is complete each guest will take the pleasure in a wonderful seasonal home baked dessert, with tea and coffee. If you are interested in this program, contact us for more information.

Party with our Winemaker

When you book a party you and your guest (minimum 10 guest) will be entitled to these outstanding varied theme packages of tasteful items that we have ever offered.

 

Is have a Girls Day Out, Couples Happening, Red Hats Gathering, Stagette Party, Wedding Party Getaway, Party After Five, or just a little get together with friends.

 

We are able host groups during regular business hours as well as after hours (additional charge). The parties will be conducted in one of our private tasting areas therefore it must be pre-booked at least 2 weeks in advance.

6 Themed Packages

 • Wine & Cheese Pairing

 • Brown Bag Surprise

 • Wine & Chocolate - Sweet Indulgence

 • Senses Tasting

 • Let’s Taste - Perfect Pairing Tastings

 • Wine, Cheese, Stella & Dot Jewellery

 

Wine List Download

If you are interested in this program, please download this informational brochure.

Guided Farm Tours

 

Tours Offered: Weekends 11:00am-3:00pm May, June, September &October 11:00am-3:00pm Daily July - August

 

Package #1

Estate Train Tour & Bar Tasting

 

Sit back and relax while you travel into our orchard and vineyard accompanied by our Engineer who will be your tour guide. The Engineer will talk to you about the aspects that involve the growing of the orchards, vineyards and some background history of Puddicombe Estate. After your tour please join us at the tasting bar for a tasting of 4 estate award winning wines. : Price/person: please email us

 

Package #2

Estate Train Tour, Walking Tour & Bar Tasting

 

Sit back and relax while you travel into our orchard and vineyard accompanied by our Engineer who will be your tour guide. The Engineer will talk to you about the aspects that involve the growing of the orchards, vineyards and some background history of Puddicombe Estate. On our walking tour your tour guide will cover the historical information for the farm, about our staff, and a short talk about the winemaking process. Followed with a tasting of 4 estate award winning wines at our tasting bar.

Price/person: please email us

 

If you are interested in these program, contact us for more information.

 

 

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Open January 12th - March 22nd

Monday - Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Closed Sundays & Family Day

 

OPEN April

Saturday & Sunday 10-4

 

OPEN May - December

7 days a week from 9-5

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