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...
92 points for 2008 Ponzi Chardonnay Reserve
Posted Fri, December 30, 2011 in All Posts
Wine Enthusiast gives 2008 Ponzi Chardonnay Reserve 92 points!
"Strongly oaky at first sniff, this barrel-fermented reserve went through complete malolactic fermentation and a year and a half of barrel aging. The complexity comes out as it breathes open, a mélange of nuanced fruit including guava, peach, pineapple and green apple. Skin phenolics (from whole-cluster pressing) add some bite to the lengthy finish." P.G. (8/1/2011)
Ponzi Rosé gives life to the chilly season
Posted Thu, December 29, 2011 in All Posts
Not just for summer, Rosé can be a great wine to lighten up, and liven up,a hearty winter meal. Wine Spectator describes the strawberry hued wine as "A tangy red, showing pink grapefruit character and lively acidity. Stays juicy through the lively finish." (December 31, 2011)