45 Years In, Ponzi Vineyards Still Pushing Innovation
This year marks the 45th anniversary for Ponzi Vineyards. Luisa Ponzi recently sat down with Andy Perdue of Great Northwest Wines to discuss the Ponzi’s early days and how the winery has paved the way for developments in Oregon viticulture while maintaining its reputation as a prominent winery. The article, “45 years in, Ponzi Vineyards still pushing innovation,” offers an amazing behind-the-scenes look at the family’s rich history in the Oregon wine industry. Be sure to check out the podcast as well, available on iTunes!
Ponzi Vineyards Sees Oregon Chardonnay on the Rise
Luisa Ponzi sat down with Shanken News Daily on a recent New York trip to discuss Ponzi Vineyards’ significant role in Oregon’s wine industry.
Aside from discussing top scoring wines, Ponzi’s substantial growth including expansion to a new winery and tasting room, Luisa talked about the strides that Ponzi is making in Chardonnay production.
2012 Ponzi Aurora Chardonnay Impresses Critics
The 2012 Ponzi Aurora Chardonnay continues to stand out as a top wine - it received an impressive 96 points and was named "Editor's Choice" by Wine Enthusiast.
The article on Oregon Chardonnay, which is featured in the July 2015 issue, states "This sensational effort comes from 20-year-old vines. It's a glorious wine; textural, generous and complex. The bright and fruity midpalate blends flavors of peach, quince, honey, tea and caramel, buoyed by juicy acidity and a touch of minerality."
50 Years of Pinot noir in the Willamette Valley
Posted Tue, May 26, 2015 in All Posts
2015 marks both the 50th anniversary of the first Pinot noir plantings in the Willamette Valley as well as Ponzi Vineyards' 45th anniversary. We are excited to share a series of articles from The Oregonian, all of which highlight these milestones and sharing the rich history of the industry. Enjoy!
Maria Ponzi visits Denmark
Maria Ponzi is back in Oregon after an eventful week in Denmark! From hosting winemaker dinners at top restaurants including Goma, Memu and The Standard, to attending lunches and wine tastings, Maria is committed to ensuring that our largest international market continues to enjoy fine Ponzi wines. During this trip, Maria was able to meet with trade, sommeliers, chefs, consumers, buyers and more to share the Ponzi story along with current releases.