92 Points: The Year’s Best Rosé

Posted Wed, June 20, 2012 in All Posts

Wine & Spirits gives the 2011 Ponzi Pinot Noir Rosé an impressive 92 points, calling it, “A wake up call: Exuberant in its cool weather accents, its pale salmon hue and sour cherry scents marked by just the barest hint of smoke, this wine’s energy gives all of that fresh cherry flavor a kick in the pants. For the picnic basket.” The 2011 Ponzi Pinot Noir Rosé is noted under the heading "Year's Best Rosé" and the highest scoring Rosé featured.

An Ode to Yoga at Ponzi Vineyards

Posted Wed, June 20, 2012 in All Posts

By Barry W. Kennedy (June 2012)

The yoga teacher says
Take the tree stance
I fix on the vanishing point
Of the sensitive pinot grapes
Like them I have thin skin
I am distracted by the sound
Of the music that beats me around
I focus on the fountain flow
My mind calms down
The instructor says breathe deep
I smell the earth beneath my feet
The tour guide says taste
The tannic taste tingles my tongue
Enjoy it now you're not so young
As I stretch my body to the sun
Like the sensitive grapes I'm done

New Release: Taste 2010 Riesling

Posted Tue, June 19, 2012 in All Posts

Sample the 2010 Ponzi Riesling today- an excellent example of dry Oregon Riesling. Offered at just $15/bottle

2011 Pinot Gris for Summer!

Posted Wed, June 13, 2012 in All Posts

The Sacramento Bee suggests 2011 Ponzi Pinot Gris as a top pick from Oregon. "[S]oft, smooth, with floral aromas and flavors of white peaches and minerals." 

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Tasting Room Manager Jeff Mathews TV

Posted Tue, May 29, 2012 in All Posts