Pend d'Oreille Winery

220 Cedar St.
Sandpoint, ID 83864

  • About

Steve and Julie Meyer established Pend d'Oreille Winery in 1995 after having worked in Burgundy and California wineries since 1985. The Meyer's fuse French tradition with Northwest style and technique to produce world-class wines. The vineyards are located in Southern Idaho and the Columbia Valley of Eastern Washgington. Be sure to visit the Winery where you can enjoy gourmet appetizers from the Bistro Rouge Café menu and enjoy music every Friday evening. The life-style gift shop will you inspire you to have even more fun than you expected. Signature events include Annual Anniversary Party on Father's Day weekend, Harvest Party the weekend after Labor Day, the Holiday Barrel tasting on Thanksgiving Weekend and Winter Carnival fire dance show in January. About Pend d'Oreille Winery: Located in downtown Sandpoint, Idaho where winemaker Steve Meyer uses traditional French methods and grapes sourced from world-class vineyards around the Northwest to produce award winning wines including our standout red table wine, the Bistro Rouge, the newly released Meyer Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and the very popular Huckleberry Blush. The wine bar, tasting room and gift shop offer unique gifts for home, life and garden and are open daily for tours, tastings and live music most weekends. Enjoy light tapas from our new Bistro Rouge Cafe Thursdays and Fridays from 3:00 to 8:00 pm, Saturdays from 1:00-8:00 and Sundays from 1:00-6:00 pm. For more information, visit www.powine.com, or call 208-265-8545.

Year Established:
1995

Open to Public:
Yes

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Wed 10:00am-6:00pm, Thurs 10:00am-7pm, Fri 10:00am-9:00pm, Sat 10:00am-6:00pm, Sun 12:00-6:00pm

Tasting Fee:
$5 Tasting -5 one ounce pours, waived if purchasing bottles of wine $6 Regular Flight -3 two ounce pours of regular wines $8 Reserve Flight -3 two ounce pours of reserves wines


  • Location


Directions:
From the US 95 North/South, or Hwy 2 East. Get yourself onto 1st Ave and follow around the corner until it becomes Cedar St. Then, be prepared to park anywhere along Cedar or turn right onto 3rd Avenue (we are on the corner of 3rd and Cedar) and use our lot or park anywhere on 3rd.

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  • Awards

2003 Idaho Winery of the Year, Wine Press Northwest, 2007 Bistro Rouge, Double Gold Medal; 2008 Chardonnay, Double Gold Medal; 2006 Meyer Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Gold Medal; 2008 Viogner, Gold Medal; 2007 Primitivo, Best Single Varietal, 20th Annual Ray's Boat House Retrospective


  • Wines


Varieties:
pinot gris, chardonnay, viognier, rose, syrah, pinot noir, merlot, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, sangiovese, malbec, primitivo, (also red blends and reserves)

Production per year:
About 5,000 plus or minus from year to year

Sold at:
A NOVEL ADVENTURE, ALBERTSON'S, BARBACOA, BERRYHILL AND CO. CAFE, BITTERCREEK ALE HOUSE, BOISE CENTER, BOISE CONSUMER CO-OP, BONEFISH GRILL, BUZZ COFFEE & CAFE, GRAPE ESCAPE WINE SHOP, IDAHO BARLEY BAR, JENNY'S LUNCH LINE, MURPHYS BAR AND GRILL, PONDS LODGE, TABLEROCK BREWPUB & GRILL, TAVERN WINE MARKET, THE RAM RESTAURANT, WAL-MART, YOI TOMO SUSHI, MUSIC OF THE VINE, ROSEBERRY GENERAL STORE, BARDENAY, BELLA AQUILA RISTORANTE, BUFFALO GAL, ERICKSON FINE WINES, WILLOWCREEK GRILL, THUNDER MOUNTAIN LINE, COLLAGE RESTAURANT, THE CELLAR (IDAHO FALLS), TANNINS, CITY MARKET & WINE, CITY OF MCCALL GOLF COURSE (MCCALL), RIDLEY'S FAMILY MARKET, SHORE LODGE (MCCALL), A NEW VINTAGE WINE SHOP, CORKSCREWS WINE SHOP & PUB, FRED MEYER, GINO'S ITALIAN, RESTAURANT, THE RAM RESTAURANT, BUCER'S COFFEE HOUSE/PUB, MOSCOW FOOD CO-OP, NECTAR, SUNSET MART, THE RED DOOR, WINE COMPANY OF MOSCOW, BRICK 29 BISTRO, MONA LISA, THE GRAPEVINE