Just for Fun Awards from the Prince of Pinot

Posted Tue, September 06, 2011 in All Posts

American Pinot Noir Awards for 2010

“I don’t deserve this award, but I have arthritis and
I don’t deserve that either”
Jack Benny

Jack LaLanne Award (Legends that are still in top shape): Calera, Dehlinger, Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery, Hanzell, J. Rochioli, Joseph Swan Vineyards, Ponzi Vineyards, The Eyrie Vineyards, Williams Selyem

Heidi Montag Award (Biggest transformation): Carneros (Buena Vista Carneros, Donum Estate, Mahoney Vineyards and others); Foppiano Vineyards; Thomas George Estate (formerly Davis Bynum); J Vineyards & Winery

Paris Hilton Award (Most in news):...

September Sunset Features Ponzi Gris!

Posted Mon, August 29, 2011 in All Posts

Sunset Magazine features "5 perfect wines to pair with seafood" in the September 2011 issue on newstands now.

"Our picks: Morgan 2010 R&D Franscioni Vineyard Pinot Gris (Santa Lucia Highlands; $18). Pithy stone fruit and bright green apple softened by creamy pink grapefruit. Ponzi 2010 Pinot Gris (Willamette Valley; $15). Notes of melon and Asian pear rounded off by delicate peach and an edge of minerality.

Great matches: Oysters—grilled, baked, or on the half-shell—and whatever you can slather tartar sauce on: grilled halibut or seabass; deep-fried shrimp, calamari, or clams; fish and...

Special Pricing on Summer Sipper

Posted Thu, August 25, 2011 in All Posts

Receive 20% off the purchase of 6 bottles or more of the 2009 Ponzi Rosato Pinot Noir Rosé, now through Sunday, August 28th (while supplies last). Buy online or at the Estate Winery Tasting Room in Beaverton.

Ponzi Hires Assitant Winemaker!

Posted Wed, August 24, 2011 in All Posts

We're pleased to announce JP Pierce joins the Ponzi winemaking team as Assistant Winemaker. Read more about JP below.

JP Pierce
Assistant Winemaker

With a successful 6-year stint in US Nuclear Navy followed by a seasoned history in the Bay Area’s Food & Beverage Industry, JP put himself through UC Davis’ Viticulture & Enology program.  Immediately following graduation, he and his wife Heidi packed up the important belongings, sold the rest, and traveled abroad to make Rieslings in Germany and Bordeaux style Reds in South Africa.

Influenced by great wines and long time friends, JP...

Corporate Event for Waddell & Reed

Posted Wed, August 17, 2011 in All Posts

“As always everything was beautiful, the food delicious and the atmosphere serene. Thank you and the staff for all your hard work for making this a successful event. We look forward to more in the future.”