VIP Visit to Ponzi Vineyards Collina del Sogno

Posted Sat, June 11, 2011 in All Posts

“Thank you very much for an absolutely spectacular visit to Oregon wine country and particularly the events at Ponzi. Every aspect of our trip exceeded our expectations.

Laurel, thanks so much for organizing the trip. Because of your excellent planning, everything went exactly as planned.

Kati, thanks for hosting us at the winery. We were all extremely impressed with the winery, wines, dinner, and the beautiful setting.

Please express our thanks and appreciation to Luisa for the tour and library wine tasting.  I loved the opportunity to taste some of the older vintages.”


IPNC Founders Dinner Nearly Full!

Posted Thu, June 09, 2011 in All Posts

Join in the silver celebration! Just a few seats remain for the IPNC Founders Dinner hosted at Ponzi Vineyards. Visit our event page for details and tickets.

A “Superb Example of Oregon” Pinot Noir

Posted Wed, June 08, 2011 in All Posts

Chuck Hill's Wines of the Week: 2008 Ponzi Pinot Noir

"There is something in the overall aroma and flavor profile of Ponzi Pinot Noirs that immediately identifies them as a superb example of the Oregon style.  Richness in character includes aromas of ripe cherry, vanilla, spicy oak and citrus.  Flavors of cherry, caramel, smoky bacon and tangy oak are well integrated to accompany salmon from the grill – great with meats, too.  We tasted the 2008 vintage for this report, and the winery has since released their 2009 bottling."

Now Tasting the 2010 Pinot Gris!

Posted Tue, June 07, 2011 in All Posts

“Vanilla, mango and papaya notes are offset by strong green pear and floral aromatics. The mouth is full and broad with a refreshing hit of lemon custard.” -Winemaker Luisa Ponzi

Adelsheim Celebrates 40 Years!

Posted Tue, June 07, 2011 in All Posts

Aging Admirably

By Karl Klooster

Recently, something that avid Oregon  wine appreciators have known for years has been verified in spades by a handful of the state’s oldest wineries.

The ageability of our Pinot Noirs may have no peer anywhere.

In 2008, David Lett offered irrefutable evidence of that claim when he pulled out every Pinot since his first vintage in 1970 for an unprecedented tasting celebration in McMinnville.

World-renowned Master of Wine Jancis Robinson was one of the fortunate few invited to attend this one-of-a-kind event. Afterward, the British expert...