Busy Morning at the Ponzi Winery

Posted Thu, November 03, 2011 in All Posts

Thank you to all who joined us for Ponzi Harvest Tours!

Posted Thu, November 03, 2011 in All Posts

What an exciting weekend to share with our favorite customers. With production in full swing, guests enjoyed a rare opportunity to trudge through the thick of Harvest. With fermentors abundant, and the barrel room filling up, there was plenty of exciting activity to see.

Ponzi-Argyle Cruise Featured in the Tri-City Herald Today

Posted Wed, November 02, 2011 in All Posts

Food for Thought: Oregon pinot noirs focus of 2012 cruise
By Loretto J. Hulse, Herald staff writer

If you enjoy European wines and cruise ships Food & Wine Trails Epicurean Tours has the vacation for you -- the Oregon Cult Pinot Noir Wine Cruise.

On June 25, the Regatta will leave Barcelona for a 10-day cruise to Athens. In between the ship will visit the Provence region, Florence, Rome, Amalfi, Ephesus and Santorini.

Hosts will be well known Oregon winemakers and winery owners Dick and Nancy Ponzi of Ponzi Vineyards and Rollin and Corby Soles of Argyle and ROCO. Ashore, the...

2009 Oregon Vintage Profile from The Wine Advocate

Posted Wed, November 02, 2011 in All Posts

2009 Pinot Noir Reserve
91 points
Luisa Ponzi decided not to make any vineyard designates in the 2009 vintage so the 2009 Pinot Noir Reserve was the beneficiary of that fruit. Dark ruby red in color, it exhibits an alluring perfume of cedar, Asian spices, incense, lilacs, black cherry, and black raspberry. Meatier and richer than the Willamette Valley bottling, it has enough structure to evolve for 1-2 years and will deliver optimum drinking from 2012 to 2019.

2009 Pinot Noir
89 Points
The 2009 Pinot Noir Willamette Valley was sourced mainly from the Chehalem Mountain AVA. Made from...

10 Must Try Fall Wines

Posted Wed, November 02, 2011 in All Posts

Ponzi, "Tavola," (Willamette Valley, Oregon): A fabulous dry medium-bodied Pinot Noir boasting medium tannins as well. Beautiful fruit flavors of spiced cherry, red raspberry, and hints of clove and plum make this a perfect wine to sip while enjoying the fall foliage. Serve this wine with lean meats such as filet mignon or pork tenderloin.

By: Jason Hodnett, Morton’s The Steakhouse General Manager and Sommelier
Published: November 02, 2011

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