Dick & Nancy Ponzi to be honored by ¡Salud! Legacy award
Posted Tue, October 11, 2011 in All Posts
October 10, 2011
20th Anniversary ¡Salud! The Oregon Pinot Noir Auction
The 20th anniversary celebration for ¡Salud!, Oregon’s Pinot Noir auction will take place at Domaine Drouhin Oregon winery and at Portland’s Governor Hotel on November 11 and 12, 2011. Marking this milestone, forty-two of Oregon’s most respected winemakers have created small lots of unique, hand-crafted premier cuvées from the 2010 vintage, exclusively available during the two days.
“The ¡Salud! auction appeals to wine connoisseurs and collectors for the superlative wines and one-of-a-kind auction items,” says...
Harvey Steiman on 2011 Oregon Harvest
Posted Mon, October 10, 2011 in All Posts
Nail Biting in Oregon
Recent vintages challenge vintners, including Josh Bergström
Posted: Oct 7, 2011 11:43am ET
"It would be really nice," said Josh Bergström of Oregon's Bergström Wines, "if we could have a normal vintage again."
When was the last time you had one of those? I asked. "Well," he responded, "maybe someday."
The most recent vintages have tested the mettle of the state's vintners. This one, 2011, has everyone waiting on tenterhooks. It looks to be one of the latest on record. Most vineyards won't start picking until Oct. 15, two to three weeks later than usual....
Ponzi Arneis in Elle Decor
Posted Wed, October 05, 2011 in All Posts
Daniel's Dish: Golden Bowl
With the addition of a few luxurious touches, classic Italian risotto turns into a star performer
Written by Daniel Boulud • Produced By Quy Nguyen • Photo: Kana Okada
Risotto Milanese is an Italian classic. It’s been around for hundreds of years, and its invention has been attributed to an Italian artisan who added saffron to a rice dish as a prank— though it may also be a descendant of “Sabbath rice,” made by Venetian Jews. Either way, it’s a dazzling dish, especially with the finishing touch of gold leaf.
Because there are so few ingredients in the...
Support Pinot Noir by Supporting Those who Tend to the Vines
Posted Tue, October 04, 2011 in All Posts
on sale now for ¡Salud!, Oregon's premier Pinot Noir barrel auction. This spectacular 2-day event feature's Pinot noir cuvées crafted exclusively for ¡Salud! from 42 of the state's top vintners. Proceeds benefit a unique healthcare program offering medical, dental and preventative care to Oregon's seasonal vineyard workers. Visit for more information.