Previously operating as a “virtual winery” in Beamsville; this summer marks the family’s first season in their own facility in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Focusing on wild fermentation and the appassimento winemaking method (kiln drying of the grapes), Big Head Wines is producing small-batch artisanal wines.
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Welcome to PondView Proudly growing in Niagara Wine Country since 1974. Our family-owned winery, located near historic Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario is grounded in the vision of proprietor Lou Puglisi and a grape-growing tradition handed down through three generations.
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It is an appassimento red blend that is sold out from the winery unfortunately. It is a blend of 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot and 10% Petit Verdot. The 16.3% alcohol some how is well integrated into the wine despite not being overpowering fruit bomb.
Andrzej (Andre) Lipinski has plied his craft at a long list of Ontario wineries: Vineland Estate, Legends, DeSousa, Fielding, Megalomaniac, Foreign Affair and Organized Crime. He is currently the winemaker for Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Colaneri Estate Winery and Burning Kiln in Norfolk County and he has just signed on to help Beamsville winery Cornerstone turn around its.
HEAD of Winemaking Andrzej has been crafting wine in Niagara for 20 years. His passion, meticulous attention to detail, and strive for perfection are reflected in every glass. Big Head is his first label, launched in 2013.
Big Head Winery 304 Hunter Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake L0S 1J0. 7 days a week 11-5pm or by appointment. Groups of 6 or more please call ahead.