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Pondview Estate Winery

Niagra-on-the-Lake, Ontario



When Giuseppe Puglisi emigrated from Italy where his family a history of growing vines and producing wines,to Canada in 1965, he brought with him his passion for grape-growing and wine-making. Today his son Luciano (Lou), who has been passed the torch and now carries on the family tradition with the beautiful PondView Estate Winery

Wineries of the Niagara lake wrote : As soon as you set foot in PondView Estate Winery, the warm and welcoming nature of the Puglisi family washes over you. Greeted by family photos on the wall and behind the tasting bar, you will likely be taken on tour and be served samples of PondView Estate Winery's superb wines by a member of the family.

You can also enjoy an Icewine tasting in a chocolate cup

Luciano (Lou), was crowned 2008 Grape King, a Ministry of Agriculture award for the finest vineyard operator in Ontario. All wines are made from estate-grown grapes including Riesling, Pinot Grigio, Cabernet and award-winning Chardonnays .

Their Philosophy: "Great Wine is a Harmony of Earth and Vine Our wines are a reflection of our "Bella Terra" our "Beautiful Earth". We are proud of the very unique and fertile terroir that flows through all our wines

2012 was a great year for the winery PondView wines received 10 awards in 4 competitions this year, the list is as follows:

2010 Bella Terra Cabernet Sauvignon
Bronze - Intervin Bronze
Bronze - Canadian Wine Awards
Bronze - Royal Winter Fair Wine Competition

2010 Bella Terra Chardonnay
Bronze - Canadian Wine Awards
Silver - Intervin

Vidal Select Late Harvest
Bronze - Canadian Wine Awards

2011 Bella Terra Pinot Gris
Silver - Royal Winter Fair Wine Competition

2011 Dragonfly Pinot Grigio
Silver All Canadian Wine Championships

2010 Vidal Icewine
Silver - Royal Winter Fair Wine Competitions
Gold - Canadian Wine Awards Wine Access Desert Wine of the Year


Photo from Country WInes Ontario


~ Blackwood Lane ~ Blomidon
~ Chapelle Ste Agnès ~ Averill Creek
~ ~ CedarCreek
~ Cherry Point ~ Colio Estate Winery
~ Domaine De Chaberton ~ Field Stone
~ Hidden Chapel ~ Hillebrand Winery
~ Jost Vineyards ~ L'Acadie Vineyards
~ Lailey ~ Magnotta
~New Brunswick ~ Painted Rock
~ Paradise Ranch ~ River Stone
~ Rosehall Run ~ Rossignol Winery
~ Reif ~ Rustico Farm & Cellars
~ Smokie Ridge Vineyards ~ Southbrook
~ Strewn ~ Tugwell Creek
~ Township 7 ~ Van Westen
~ Vignoble Carone ~ Vignoble de l'Orpailleur



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