Puddicombe is a 213 year old family fruit farm. Their story begins in 1797 as cattle farmers. In the early 1900's they became fruit farmers.
1940 saw the planting of the first vineyard and today they are a working farm of approximately 300 acres of fruit. To keep up with changing times owner Murray Puddicombe, along with a wine master Jim Warren, formed a partnership and Stoney Ridge Winery was brought to their location. Also born at the same time was a general store, bake shop, and cafe.
Ten years and much growth later saw the winery outgrow the vision that the owner had. The winery was sold and moved, and within three years Puddicombe Estate Farms and Winery opened its doors.
Today the winemaker /cidermaker is Lindsay Puddicombe. Lindsay graduated from Guelph viticulture school and then later from the Niagara College for winemaking. She is also the winemaker at Georgian Hills Vineyards, a partnership between Robert Ketchin, Murray Puddicombe and John Ardiel.