Find the Perfect New Year’s Eve Wine

Posted Thu, December 29, 2011 in All Posts

We'll be open until 3pm on Saturday. Heading to a party? Let us help you pick out sometihng special for your celebration. Closed New Years Day. Open regular hours January 2nd.

Pinot Gris Today’s Daily Wine Pick

Posted Wed, December 28, 2011 in All Posts

Today's $15 to $30 Daily Wine Pick on winespectator.com features 2010 Ponzi Pinot Gris. "Light and silky, with pretty pear and tart tangerine flavors, finishing dry. Drink now. 11,500 cases made." —Harvey Steiman

From the PinotFile: 2011 Pinot Noir All-Americans

Posted Tue, December 27, 2011 in All Posts

2011 Oregon Pinot Noir All-Americans Second Team
2008 Ponzi Vineyards Aurora Vineyard Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 13.5% alc., 50 cases, $100. Moderately dark garnet color in the glass. Demure scents of dark red fruits, polished woods and brioche. Intense and mouth coating flavors of dark red cherries and raspberries, with a citrus note in the background. The massive fruit is largely buried in substantial tannins and the wine is not offering the whole package at this time. Much better two days later from a previously opened and re-corked bottle. A little more showy than the companion...

A Stunning December Morning

Posted Thu, December 22, 2011 in All Posts

Tasting room manager Jeff Mathews took this beautiful shot on his way in this morning. What a gorgeous, though chilly, day!

‘08 Ponzi Reserve a Top 100 Wine

Posted Sat, December 17, 2011 in All Posts

Wine writer Paul Gregutt ranks the 2008 Ponzi Pinot Noir Reserve at #19 out of 100 of his favorite wines Oregon and Washington wines of 2011. Read article and see the full list. We still have a few cases of the 2008 available through the holidays.