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Ponderosa Valley Vineyards & Winery

Ponderosa Valley Vineyards & Winery Since 1993 when this uniquely New Mexican winery was bonded, Henry and Mary Street have been living out their dream of making fine wines in the beautiful Ponderosa Valley on the southern slope of the Jemez Mountains. Their vineyards planted in 1978, surrounding the winery and tasting room have not only been producing award-winning Riesling but provide a lovely setting for relaxing on the porch in good company with great wine.

Conveniently located 30 minutes west of Bernalillo, just nine miles north of San Ysidro on NM 290.

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3171 Highway 290, Ponderosa, NM, US, 87044 Email:
Phone: 505-834-7487 Web:
Fax: 505-834-7073
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  Cabernet Sauvignon
Membres Valley grapes create a classic cabernet. This is the first wine Ponderosa has been able to library
  Cabernet Sauvignon
Membres Valley grapes create a classic cabernet with plums and blackberries. Delightfully smooth with soft tannins. Silver Medal winner
  Chamisa Gold
The Chamisa or Golden Rabbit Bush splashes our vineyards with golden color during harvest. This festival wine is a blend of Muscat Canelli and Vidal Blanc complimenting each other in a classic sweet wine. An absolute festival favorite. Its huge honey suckle nose will compliment any spicy food including our Indian Taco's.
A delightful wine festival favorite, 10% residual sugar. A delight with spicy foods, dessert and fresh fruit.
These grapes came originally from the Piedmont Region in Italy. A cotton candy front taste followed with a soft oakey finish. Goes wonderful with Italian. NMSF award winner.
  Dry Riesling
Ponderosa grown; a delightful, crisp Alsation style wine. It has a hint of peaches in the nose with apples and melons finishing the mouth. Ponderosa Winery's unique dry Riesling.
  Late Harvest New Mexico Riesling
Another Ponderosa Vineyard Riesling sensation. The grapes harvested after a hard frost, come to the fermenter at 36% residual sugar. A true gold medal winning desert wine. A huge Bartlett Pear describes the nose with rounded melon and citrus finishing its huge mouth feel. Absolutely decadent with chocolate dipped strawberries.
A full mouth of fruit with a delightful peppery aftertaste. Winner at NMSF. Gold Oklahoma State Fair, S in American Wine Society and NMSF.
  New Mexico Chardonnay
Barrel aged 9 months in American oak. A floral nose with a hint of apples and pears and a rounded buttery oak finish.
  New Mexico Riesling
This is the flag ship of our winery. Peaches and apples in the nose with a huge ripe melon, mouth reminisant of the classic German Rieslings. 4% residual sugar, a constant award winner that demonstrates the quality of our mountain grown Riesling grapes. Goes great with apples and cheese, or our New Mexican food.
  NV Chenin Blanc
Fresh as a New Mexico morning in March. This is a crisp clean table wine great with fish, chicken and fancy salads.
  NV Jemez Blush
A consistant medal winner. This soft gentle wine with a wonderful strawberry nose finishes with a classic white Zin style.
  NV Jemez Red
This medium bodied table wine is a blend of new mexico's best. One and one half percent residual sugar, while soft to the mouth when complimenting most foods either spicy or neutral. Even a great picnic wine.
  NV Redondo Red
A delightful table wine in the classic style of French vin ordinaire. 3% residual sugar. A delight with spicy foods including our own New Mexico cuisine.
  Pinot Noir
New Mexico's burgandy, mountain grown with a huge cherry and berry nose. A rich full mouth. 2002 Gold medal winner.
  Sauvignon Blanc
Alsation style, slightly herbacious, lemons and citrus, silky on the palate with a hint of hazelnut and fig
  Summer Sage
Our signature picnic wine. A crisp fruity semi-dry delight. Its flowery crispness will remind you of picnics past. A blend of Vidal Blanc and Villard Blanc, with a dollop of Golden Muscat.
  Vino de Pata
This port like wine has huge up front fruit, finished with only 14% alcohol. Vino de Pata is a New Mexico expression describing a rich home made wine.


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