Chardonnay Test

Posted Thu, September 27, 2012 in All Posts


Top Scores for Ponzi Single Vineyards

Posted Tue, September 25, 2012 in All Posts

Ponzi Vineyards debuts four new single vineyard bottlings this month, including two Chardonnays, a first for the winery. 

Impressed by these beautiful new releases, The Wine Advocate givestop marks:

2010 Ponzi Aurora Pinot Noir - $100
91 points

A Ponzi 2010 Pinot Noir Aurora smells like Christmas in its pungent meld of cranberry and cherry with holly and allspice berries. There is also an invigoratingly peppery pungency as though some Gruner Veltliner got loose in here, and Luisa Ponzi hypothesizes that this reflects the roots of these vines having descended through their largely...

Ponzi Avellana meets Swordfish

Posted Sun, September 23, 2012 in All Posts

Via Twitter...

Bruce Schoenfeld ‏@bruceschoenfeld:  
I've had very few domestic Chardonnays that walk the line between green apple and butter. Add this Avellana to the list 

Bruce Schoenfeld ‏@bruceschoenfeld:
I seldom drink Chardonnay, but it seemed to make sense w/ swordfish steak. Ponzi Avellana '10 is so good, it might be gone before the meal.

September 23, 2012

The New Tasting Room Takes Shape

Posted Sat, September 22, 2012 in All Posts

With the construction of the new offices coming along nicely, attention moves to the new hospitality facility and tasting room at Collina del Sogno. A gorgeous, indoor-outdoor space with a breathtaking view, will be open to guests in summer 2013.

Pinot in the City… by the Bay

Posted Fri, September 21, 2012 in All Posts

Winemakers from around the Willamette Valley traveled to San Francisco for a one day Pinot extravaganza at the Presidio.


Event press:

Huffington Post

Find a lovely recap of the event on

You have to scroll way down to "P". Find a great photo of winemaker Luisa Ponzi and reviews of the Pinots she shared at Pinot in the City by the Bay in San Francisco last week.

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