Luisa’s Thanksgiving Favorites Featured in VIVmag

Posted Wed, November 17, 2010 in All Posts

¡Salud! Raises over $650,000!

Posted Wed, November 17, 2010 in All Posts

This past weekend, 42 vintners gathered at Domaine Drouhin Oregon to showcase their finest, 2009 cuvees crafted exclusively for the annual ¡Salud! Oregon Pinot Noir Auction. This year, the event raised over $650,000. Each year the two day event helps raise money to support the ¡Salud! healthcare program, providing access to healthcare for seasonal vineyard workers and their family.This invaluable resource offers everything from wellness screenings to dental care to physical therapy, to keep our vineyard crews healthy.

For the past several years, the Ponzi cuvee has received the top bid,...

Wine Chicks Guide Post from Rachel Ray Everyday

Posted Wed, November 17, 2010 in All Posts

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

A Tale of Two Ponzi’s

2007 Ponzi Dolcetto Willamette Valley
2008 Ponzi Arneis Willamette Valley

I have one very guilty pleasure, my membership to Ponzi Vineyards wine club. My husband and I discovered Ponzi while on our honeymoon and our visit to Oregon’s Willamette Valley wineries. Since our summer shipment was held over due to the heat and will be sent with the fall offerings, it’s time to make some more space.

2007 Ponzi Dolcetto
Spicy black pepper, plum and a hint of lilac aromas. Baking spices, dark chocolate and juicy blueberries combine with...

92 Points for ‘07 Chardonnay Reserve

Posted Wed, November 03, 2010 in All Posts

A spectacular 92! point score was given to the 2007 Ponzi Chardonnay Reserve by The Wine Advocate. Stop by the tasting room for a taste and to purchase. Offered at just $30/bottle, the silky Chardonnay makes a wonderful accompaniment to fall dishes.

Just in: New Reviews from Wine Advocate

Posted Mon, November 01, 2010 in All Posts

"In short, these are wines that can be approached in their youth because of the succulent nature of the fruit but the best of them should routinely achieve age 12-15 in fine form and the very best should see their 20th birthdays. What more can you ask? And what do the grizzled veterans of Willamette Valley think of the vintage? Naturally I asked every such producer their opinion and this is what was striking. Not a single vigneron named a vintage that they preferred to 2008; some named a candidate or two (1983, 1994, 1999, 2002) as being close but none could or would name one better" -Jay...