Summer Lovin’ for Ponzi Wines

Posted Wed, July 08, 2015 in All Posts, Recent Press

The 2014 Ponzi Pinot Gris and 2014 Ponzi Pinot Noir Rosé are perfect summer wines according to the latest issue of Wine Enthusiast. The article “Around the World in 8 Rosés” notes the recent spike in the varietal’s popularity and offers a guide to exploring styles from around the globe. The article state, “As sure as the sunrise, the [Ponzi Pinot Noir Rosé] is always a winner.” Meanwhile, in the August 2015 Buying Guide, the 2014 Ponzi Pinot Gris is awarded an incredible 90 points and called an “irresistible summer sipper.”

Warmer, drier summer means good news for Oregon grapes

Posted Wed, July 08, 2015 in All Posts, Recent Press

The Pacific Northwest has been enjoying a very warm summer. KPTV Fox 12 Oregon recently interviewed Luisa Ponzi at Ponzi Vineyards’ new tasting room to discover how the record-setting temperatures are impacting the Oregon wine industry. An expert in her field, Luisa positively explained the early anticipation of harvest, the ripeness of the fruit and more.

45 Years In, Ponzi Vineyards Still Pushing Innovation

Posted Mon, June 29, 2015 in All Posts, Recent Press

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

Posted Tue, June 09, 2015 in All Posts, Recent Press

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

Posted Thu, June 04, 2015 in All Posts, Recent Press

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."