Capital Wine Festival a Huge Success

Posted Mon, March 14, 2011 in All Posts

Read more about Ponzi Vineyards' dinner for the Capital Wine Festival from "Woman Around Town" Veronica Hughes.

Salmon Recipe for Ponzi Pinot Gris

Posted Fri, March 11, 2011 in All Posts

A customer recently shared this delicious recipe with our tasting room manager. It pairs beautifully with Ponzi Pinot Gris. Buon Apetito!

Odessa Piper's L'Etoile Salmon with Worstershire Cream Sauce:

Ingredients: (for  a yield for four 2 oz servings)

 2 large shallots diced
 2 sprigs thyme
 3 T butter
 2 cloves garlic sliced thinly
 4-8 tellecherry peppercorns (at Penzeys, Odessa's favorite black peppercorn,
     ours too)
 1/2 cup white wine with bright acidity and no oak
     (Odessa prefers a Gruner Velteliner, we like a Pinot Gris)
 1/2 cup rich chicken or veal stock (we...

A Visit to Oregon Wine Country

Posted Fri, March 11, 2011 in All Posts

Willamette Valley, Oregon’s Wine Country

The Willamette Valley, Oregon’s wine country, is one of Oregon’s major wine growing regions.

The Black Walnut Inn and Vineyard, in Dundee, Yamhill County, Oregon, is owned by Karen, Neal and son Kris Utz, and is a one hour,72kms(45miles) drive from Portland and within a 20 minute drive to over 100 wineries and other sites. This upscale, beautiful bed and breakfast, 9 suite Tuscan style inn has a spectacular view over their 13-acre pinot noir vineyard After a stroll through the vineyard, Karol Kirby, the hotelier, arranged a catered Farm to Fork...

Ponzi Featured on WS Grand Tour 2011

Posted Fri, March 11, 2011 in All Posts

This year's Wine Spectator Grand Tour includes stops Chicago, Vegas and Boston. Luisa Ponzi visits each city, showcasing the critically acclaimed 2008 Ponzi Pinot Noir Reserve.Tickets are now available for each stop. We look forward to seeing you there!

See the list of all wineries participating.

Maria’s Visit to DC- Capitol Wine Festival

Posted Fri, March 11, 2011 in All Posts

Maria was the guest of honor last Wednesday, March 2nd. Read about the Ponzi wine dinner.