Don’t Burst My Bubble!

Posted Mon, October 15, 2012 in All Posts

It may look strange, but this "wild" fermentation is nothing unusual. Winemaker Luisa Ponzi says, "With wild yeast ferments you never know what you're going to get. This year it is especially foamy and bubbly at the beginning of fermentation. Super pretty, but a pain to clean up the explosions every morning!" 

LA based blogger explores “Latinos and vino”

Posted Mon, October 15, 2012 in All Posts

Señorita Vino travels to the Willamette Valley and learns about ¡Salud!- an Oregon Pinot Noir auction, co-founded by Nancy Ponzi. 

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A Busy Weekend in the Winery

Posted Mon, October 15, 2012 in All Posts

A busy week of picking and receiving fruit, meant a long weekend in the winery. Litteraly tons of fruit was processed, heading to tank or fermentor. 

 

Photos from top left: Harvest intern Alberto, hailing from Italy, does punch downs in style; Third generation Ponzis, Mia and Lauren dedicate their weekend to helping with the family business; (bottom left) A perfect Pinot bubble in one of the fermentors; Pinot noir is hand sorted by veteran intern Jessie.

Ponzi Harvest Featured on Local News

Posted Thu, October 11, 2012 in All Posts

The 2012 Harvest is one for the storybooks... and not because of the challenges this year. It has been one of the most ideal ends to the growing season in recent history. The Ponzi Harvest and Vineyard teams are hard at work bringing in the beautiful fruit and getting it into tank and barrel. KGW Channel 8 stopped by for an update.

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A Video Recap of this Summer’s Amici Festa!

Posted Wed, October 10, 2012 in All Posts, Videos, Wine Events