Posted Tue, May 10, 2011 in All Posts

Taste top examples of Arneis, Pinot Blanc and Riesling and learn about these rare white varieties that are well-suited to Oregon's soils and climate. Winemaker Luisa Ponzi hosts Behind the Bottle- Oregon’s Other Whites, a seminar and tasting all about Oregon's underappreciated wines that consistently over deliver. Taste small production Arneis, Pinot Blanc and Riesling from Ponzi, side-by-side with representatives from producers of varying styles. Enjoy food pairings prepared by our winery chef. First opportunity to taste and purchase the 2010 Ponzi Arneis!

Saturday, May 21st, 2pm

Great Turn Out for Mountains to Metro at the Governor

Posted Mon, May 09, 2011 in All Posts

More than 30 Chehalem Mountains and Ribbon Ridge wineries poured their finest at the Governor Hotel in Portland Friday night. The mission of the event was to bring wine country to downtown Portland. Ponzi showcased 2009 Ponzi Pinot Blanc, 2009 Ponzi Rosato and 2009 Ponzi Tavola Pinot Noir .


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The sister event to Mountains to Metro is "Explore, Tour and Taste", happening in wine country over Labor Day weekend. Visit the Chehalem Mountains wineries and taste their newest releases. Visit the Chehalem Mountains Winegrowers website for details coming soon!...

Celebrate Mom with Ponzi Rosato!

Posted Fri, May 06, 2011 in All Posts

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! For every 6 bottles of Ponzi Rosato Pinot Noir Rosé you purchase May 1st-8th at the Estate Winery Tasting Room, we’ll make a $5 donation to the Tuality Breast Health Center. You will also be entered in a drawing to win a complimentary entrée from The Dundee Bistro’s new Sparkling Sunday brunch menu debuting Sunday, May 22.

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Pinot Gris’ Journey to the New World Unraveled

Posted Mon, May 02, 2011 in All Posts

One of Oregon's largest production and most enjoyed wines, Pinot Gris, has a most unusual past. On Saturday, April 30th at the Estate Winery, tasting room manager Jeff Mathews led a tasting of Pinot Gris from around the world and discussed the complicated evolution of this cool climate varietal. Guests sampled representatives of Italy, the Alsace and Oregon in a blind style tasting.


To learn about upcoming tasting seminar and events visit our Calendar of Events.

Inaugural IPNC Walkabout a Huge Success!

Posted Mon, May 02, 2011 in All Posts

Over 100 Pinotphiles made it out to local Portland restaurants, Beaker & Flask, Noble Rot, and Simpatica Dining Hall, venues for some 15 Oregon wineries showcasing their finest. Winemaker Luisa Ponzi poured the delectable 2008 Ponzi Pinot Noir Reserve on the rooftop at Noble Rot. Read the full story and see photos at