Celebrate the Woman in Your Life!

Posted Tue, May 08, 2012 in All Posts

New releases, a vertical of Pinot Blanc & a special offer on 2010 Ponzi Rosato- all in honor of Moms! The Bocce courts are officially open and the outdoor seating is abundant. Enjoy the sun and Oregon wine country this weekend.

* Taste gently aged 2002 Ponzi Pinot Blanc alongside 2010 and the brand new release from 2011. Sample  all three side-by-side this Mother's Day weekend only. Saturday and Sunday at the Ponzi Estate Tasting Room in Beaverton. 

* 20% off 2010 Ponzi Rosato Pinot Noir Rosé for Mom's weekend. While supplies last.

* Enjoy a game of Bocce with the family or just sip...

Oregon Chardonnay Moves into the Limelight

Posted Mon, May 07, 2012 in All Posts

ANALYSIS: Chardonnay Meets Promise in Oregon
Group of winemakers say varietal wine is a natural partner in Pinot Noir country 
May 4, 2012 | by Paul Franson 

Portland, Ore.—Chardonnay is by far the most popular wine in America, and Chardonnay is the natural partner to Pinot Noir around the world—except in Oregon. Chardonnay would seem a natural fit for Oregon with its Burgundian climate, yet growers in Oregon long ago chose Pinot Gris as their favored white wine.

The numbers tell the story: • 12,560 acres Pinot Noir • 2,590 acres Pinot Gris • 950 acres Chardonnay In the past dozen...

The Future of Oregon Chardonnay is Bright

Posted Fri, May 04, 2012 in All Posts

The article "Chardonnay Meets Promise in Oregon" profiles several winemakers, including Luisa Ponzi who have made a commitment to seeing Chardonnay succeed in Oregon.


Read article online.

Springtime White Wedding

Posted Tue, May 01, 2012 in All Posts

With the happy return of spring, we celebrated our first private wedding celebration of the season on Friday, April 27th, 2012. We just saw bud break happen here at the Estate Vineyard right around the same time, so it really did seem to be the perfect time to celebrate new growth, new beginnings and opportunities. I had the pleasure of working on all the event details with bride, Tiffany Pineda and groom, Hayden Long. This was a destination wedding, so we did most of our planning via telephone and email. We crossed our fingers that the sun break would remain and the rain would hold off...

Oregon Wineries Thrive Under the Second Generation

Posted Mon, April 30, 2012 in All Posts

Saturday's LA Times shined a spotlight on the Oregon wine industry and the second generation of owners and operators. Many of the featured wineries, like Ponzi, have been under the direction of the second generation for at least two decades. The article discusses the "transitional" period between the two generations. For Ponzi, it was a rather quick transfer of the reins, as the three Ponzi siblings had grown up in the family business. Read more.