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

Ponzi Celebrates the 2012 Harvest with Family & Friends

Posted Mon, October 08, 2012 in All Posts

When Ponzi Vineyards was first established, the harvest crew was made up of the Ponzi's family, friends and neighbors. Today, the tradition of sharing the spirit of harvest with love ones is carried on with an annual party. This past Sunday, guests arrived at Ponzi's Avellana Vineyard armed with clippers, a bucket and smiles and set out into the vineyard for a few hours of work. About an hour into the picking, a brief break gave everyone time to mingle and enjoy fresh baked sticky buns and coffee. At lunch, everyone washed up for a harvest feast, which included the infamous grilled halibut,...