Springtime White Wedding
Posted Tue, May 01, 2012 in All Posts
With the happy return of spring, we celebrated our first private wedding celebration of the season on Friday, April 27th, 2012. We just saw bud break happen here at the Estate Vineyard right around the same time, so it really did seem to be the perfect time to celebrate new growth, new beginnings and opportunities. I had the pleasure of working on all the event details with bride, Tiffany Pineda and groom, Hayden Long. This was a destination wedding, so we did most of our planning via telephone and email. We crossed our fingers that the sun break would remain and the rain would hold off...
Oregon Wineries Thrive Under the Second Generation
Posted Mon, April 30, 2012 in All Posts
Saturday's LA Times shined a spotlight on the Oregon wine industry and the second generation of owners and operators. Many of the featured wineries, like Ponzi, have been under the direction of the second generation for at least two decades. The article discusses the "transitional" period between the two generations. For Ponzi, it was a rather quick transfer of the reins, as the three Ponzi siblings had grown up in the family business. Read more.
Ponzi Pinot Noir Featured on the Set of “Grimm”
Posted Sat, April 28, 2012 in All Posts
The Portland-based tv show "Grimm" has developed a reputation for featuring Oregon-grown and locally made products on set. This week 2009 Ponzi Pinot Noir was spotted in one of the scenes! Watch the episode, "Leave it to Beavers", on NBC.com. Also catch a glimpse of Ponzi Pinot Noir on a previous episode, "Last Grimm Standing". "Grimm" airs Friday nights at 9pm on NBC.
Ponzi Receives “Whole Farm” award
Posted Fri, April 27, 2012 in All Posts
For the first time, Salmon-Safe and LIVE teamed up to give a “Whole Farm” award at this year's LIVE annual meeting. Ponzi is this year’s recipient! Winemaker Luisa Ponzi was in attendence to receive the award.
Thanks to the tireless efforts of our Vineyard Manager Miguel Ortiz and the Ponzi vineyard crew, compliance with LIVE program guidelines is possible.
In 2000, Ponzi Vineyards was certified by LIVE, the Oregon program for Low Input Viticulture and Enology. The certification recognizes compliance with specific sustainable agricultural practices and products. In 2008, the new Ponzi...
Plan your Visit
Posted Wed, April 11, 2012 in All Posts
Explore and enjoy the Willamette Valley with Ponzi Vineyards.Located just 30 minutes from Portland, start your trip at the Ponzi Estate Tasting Room. Learn about the founding of the winery, growing Pinot Noir and taste a lineup of fabulous wines. Just 15 miles southwest of the Estate is the quaint wine country town of Dundee. Stop in to the Ponzi Wine Bar to explore a food and wine pairing, and sample rare Pinots from local producers. For lunch or dinner, head just next door to The Dundee Bistro. Find an extraordinary menu with dishes featuring the freshest Pacific Northwest ingredients,...