A Phenomenal Harvest Underway

Posted Thu, October 04, 2012 in All Posts

October 4th, 2012

It's the second week (first official week) of harvest and already vintners are calling this one spectacular vintage. Sunny skies and mild temperatures allow for ripe fruit with beautifully developed flavors and balanced acidity to be picked at its peak. At Aurora Vineyard this morning, the crew picked the first block of Pinot Gris. Aurora Vineyard is the largest Ponzi vineyard at nearly 80 acres. It is home to many experimental blocks as well as the highly sought after Italian varieties Arneis and Docetto. 


Ponzi Single Vineyards Release this Week

Posted Wed, October 03, 2012 in All Posts

October 3rd, 2012

This week Ponzi Vineyards releases an unprecedented four single vineyard bottlings. Two videos about these beautiful wines are below.

Video: Maria Ponzi on Avellana & Aurora Chardonnays

Video: Maria Ponzi on Avellana & Aurora Pinot Noirs




An Evening with Dick & Luisa Ponzi

Posted Sat, September 29, 2012 in All Posts

Founder Dick Ponzi and second generation winemaker Luisa Ponzi introduced five very special wines to a group of Ponzi customers this past Saturday afternoon. The 2010 Pre-Release Tasting showcased four single vineyards from Ponzi, the 2010 Ponzi Aurora Chardonnay and Pinot Noir and the 2010 Ponzi Avellana Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, in addition to the 2010 Ponzi 40th Anniversary Pinot Noir Reserve. The wines were paired with several dishes from the winery chef, including a delectable Pinot noir braised beef short rib with carrot gremolata on grilled polenta.

After the tasting of the new...

Let Harvest Begin!

Posted Fri, September 28, 2012 in All Posts

September 28th marks the first day of Harvest at Ponzi Vineyards. Beautiful Pinot noir was hand-picked at Ponzi Avellana Vineyard in the early morning. The conditions were ideal, dry and mild, a great start to the picking season. Stay tuned for more updates on Harvest 2012.

Chardonnay Test

Posted Thu, September 27, 2012 in All Posts