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Rocky Pond Estate Winery Opens a New Tasting Room

Rocky Pond Estate Winery Opens a New Tasting Room It will Pair an Elevated Culinary Program with New and Exclusive Wine and Hospitality Experiences Woodinville, WA • Rocky Pond Estate Winery Opens a New Tasting Room. Rocky Pond Estate Winery, the Washington producer crafting wines from their breathtaking sustainably farmed riverside vineyards in the Columbia River Valley, is opening a…

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Steve Leveque Joins Our Team

Rocky Pond Estate Winery Adds Accomplished Consulting Winemaker Steve Leveque Joins the Growing All-Star Team Orondo, WA • Rocky Pond Estate Winery, the Washington producer crafting wines from their beautiful and sustainably farmed riverside and lakeside estate vineyards, has reached an agreement with highly regarded and accomplished winemaker and viticulturist Steve Leveque. He will join the team for the 2020…

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Rocky Pond Estate Winery Adds Talented New Executive Chef

Experienced Chef Austin Harmon to Expand Culinary Offerings Rocky Pond Estate Winery, the up-and-coming Washington producer crafting wines from their beautiful riverside and lakeside estate vineyards, is announcing a major advancement by adding an experienced Chef to develop a cutting-edge culinary program to further elevate and expand their highly regarded wine experiences. “It is with great pleasure that we welcome Chef…

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John Ware to Take the Reins in 2020

Rocky Pond Estate Winery Adds Top-Talent to Their Growing Team Industry Veteran John Ware to Take the Reins in 2020 John Ware, President Orondo, WA • Rocky Pond Estate Winery, the up-and-coming Washington producer crafting wines from their beautiful estate vineyards, is announcing a major move to increase its knowledge-base and expertise by adding John Ware as their new President.…

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Rocky Pond Winery: Of Rocks, Toil & Vines

Rocky Pond Winery: Of Rocks, Toil & Vines

Inspired by Europe’s grand winery estates, Rocky Pond Winery expands into a major destination, complete with a vineyard amphitheater for weddings and concerts. On the horizon is an event pavilion, luxe cave tours, spa and casitas. DAVID AND MICHELLE DUFENHORST, owners of Rocky Pond Winery, like the way the world looks from a bicycle. The couple spent ten years bike…

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Wine Enthusiast Reviews & Awards

Wine Enthusiast Reviews & Awards

The editors at Wine Enthusiast have recently rated and reviewed our wines and we are pleased to share with you! 91 Points Editors’ Choice 2017 Clos CheValle Vineyard Syrah 91 Points Editors’ Choice 2017 Stratastone Double D Vineyard Rhône-style Red Blend 90 Points 2016 Reserve Double D Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 90 Points Cellar Selection 2017 11 Dams Cabernet Sauvignon 86…

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Chuck Hill Reviews

Rocky Pond Winery Stratastone blend was a favorite with Chuck Hill Winery Reviews tasting panel and is featured in his recent review column. This unique blend comes from Rocky Pond Winery’s estate vineyards near Lake Chelan in Washington’s Columbia Valley appellation. The wine offers cherry and plum aromas and flavors and expands upon aeration to include notes of floral, mineral…

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