Oaked vs. Stainless Steel Chardonnay

Posted Mon, January 09, 2012 in All Posts

This week, taste the Ponzi Chardonnay and  Ponzi Chardonnay Reserve side-by-side and explore the differences between the two. Both are made from Chardonnay grapes, yet they vary greatly. Find out why one is fermented in oak barrels, and the other in stainless steel tanks. Open daily, 10-5pm at the Ponzi Estate Tasting Room in Beaverton and the Ponzi Wine Bar in Dundee.

Sommelier Rajat Parr Tastes Ponzi Pinot Noir

Posted Fri, January 06, 2012 in All Posts

Sommelier Rajat Parr walks through a tasting of great wines for the holidays. Do your own tasting of these wines with a gift pack of 50ml bottles from Tastingroom.com. Right now you can buy the West Coast Pinots wine sampler pack, which includes the 2009 Ponzi Pinot Noir, for just $29.99. Sample six Pinots, then buy your favorites. The wine sampler packs also make great gifts paired with a gift card to Tastingroom.com.

Old World vs. New World Dolcetto

Posted Thu, January 05, 2012 in All Posts

Taste Ponzi and Vietti Dolcettos side-by-side this weekend at the Estate Tasting Room in Beaverton. Learn about why the Ponzi family planted this Italian varietal in the Willamette Valley and their connection to Vietti Winery in the Piedmonte region of Northern Italy. The 2009 Ponzi Dolcetto is a new release and fantastic wine for winter.

Luisa Ponzi: 2nd Generation Shining Star

Posted Wed, January 04, 2012 in All Posts

Luisa Ponzi is featured in Wine Enthusiast's profile of second generation winemakers.


Who: Luisa Ponzi
Winery: Ponzi Vineyards
When the company was started: 1970
By whom: Dick and Nancy Ponzi

Luisa Ponzi, who became winemaker at Ponzi more than 18 years ago, has come a long way since she first started working in the family business.

“I first began working at the winery before I remember working at the winery,” she deadpans. “There are pictures of me helping at age one or two, though actual useful work probably didn’t occur until I was a...

Offsite Meeting Retreat

Posted Mon, January 02, 2012 in All Posts

The Vineyard Home at Ponzi Vineyards offers a distinguished private retreat for your next offsite meeting. 

"I'd like to take this opportunity to extend my warmest thank you to you and your staff for a very successful and most pleasant meeting event at Ponzi Vineyards.  You were a delight to work with and very organized....I have two words: simply wonderful."

-Nina Highhouse, December 2011

"Kati-thank you so much for a wonderful event!  Everything was perfect.  Thank you so much for your hospitality.  I expect you'll be hearing from Intel on hosting other events-everyone is...