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.
January - April: Thursday - Saturday 10am-4pm or by appointment
May - June & November - December: Wednesday - Sunday 10am-5pm or by appointment
July - October: Monday- Sunday 9am-5pm
For a list of Estate Tours & Tastings See Below.
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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.
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.
Below is a list of our Daily Tours with Tastings, as well as Group Tastings that guest can pre-book for their groups.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Train & Tasting (Seasonal May - October)
Hop aboard our Agricultural train “Little Pudd”and enjoy a scenic 30 minute ride around our 100 acre estate. After your ride you will be escorted back to the wine shop for a relaxing tasting of 2 award winning wines and 1 award winning cider. If you are interested in this program, contact us for more information.
Train, Tasting & Dessert (Seasonal May - October)
Guest will board our Agricultural train “Little Pudd” and enjoy a relaxing tour throughout the estate 100 acres of beautiful vineyards and orchards. After your delightful ride, guest will be escorted back to the winery for a private tasting of 2 award winning wines and 1 award winning cider, followed by a tasty seasonal home baked dessert, with tea and coffee. If you are interested in this program, contact us for more information.
Guided Farm Tours
Tours Offered: May - October: Weekends only
Train & Tasting
Hop aboard our Agricultural train “Little Pudd”and enjoy a scenic 30 minute ride around our 100 acre estate. After your ride you will be escorted back to the wine shop for a relaxing tasting of 2 award winning wines and 1 award winning cider.
5oz Wine Train
Sit back and relax with a glass of wine or cider, while you travel through our scenic orchards of tender fruit trees and rows of picturesque vineyards throughout the estates 100 acre. Your tour guide will walk you out to the vineyard and talk about the aspects that are involved in the growing, harvesting and selling of all the products on the estate.
Train, Tasting & Dessert
Guest will board our Agricultural train “Little Pudd” and enjoy a relaxing tour throughout the estate 100 acres of beautiful vineyards and orchards. After your delightful ride, guest will be escorted back to the winery for a private tasting of 2 award winning wines and 1 award winning cider, followed by a tasty seasonal home baked dessert, with tea and coffee.
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January - April:
Thursday - Saturday | 10am-4pm
or by appointment
May - June & November - December:
Wednesday - Sunday | 10am-5pm
or by appointment
July - October:
Monday - Sunday | 9am-5pm