Ponzi Harvest Intern - Kerry

Posted Tue, October 21, 2014 in All Posts, Staff Fun Facts

Meet Kerry, Ponzi’s local harvest intern! Kerry grew up just south of Portland in the Willamette Valley, getting her first real exposure to the wine industry in Walla Walla, Washington while studying geology, biology and chemistry in school. After taking a terroir class Kerry became very interested in wine, and contacted Ponzi Vineyards in hopes of working harvest before figuring out what direction she wanted to pursue with wine. She loves the community at Ponzi, and also loves being able to share the wine experience with the other interns and workers. Her favorite wine right now is the...

Wine Spectator names 2012 Ponzi Tavola Pinot Noir “Smart Buy,” gives a 91 point score

Posted Tue, October 21, 2014 in All Posts, Recent Press

"Fresh and inviting, with cherry and raspberry notes at the core, showing cinnamon and hibiscus hints around the edges. The flavors float easily into the long, expressive finish....."

Ponzi Harvest Intern - Andreia

Posted Thu, October 16, 2014 in All Posts, Harvest, Staff Fun Facts

Meet Andreia, Ponzi’s Harvest Intern from Portugal! Andreia has worked in the wine industry since 2009, with this being her fifth year working harvest. She has worked in several different wineries in various countries, from Portugal to New Zealand to Oregon. She loves everything about making wine, and chose to work at Ponzi after hearing about Oregon’s high quality wines from friends in New Zealand. Her favorite wine from this region is the Pinot noir, especially when it is very well made and powerful like Ponzi’s Pinot. Cheers to Andreia!

Reserve Release Dinner Photo Gallery

Posted Tue, October 14, 2014 in All Posts, Wine Events

Enjoy these photos from Photographer Jeremy Wade of the Reserve Release Dinner with Luisa & Maria Ponzi on Saturday, October 4th. The five-course dinner menu, prepared by critically-acclaimed chef Vitaley Paley of Imperial Restaurant and Paley's Place in downtown Portland, paired perfectly alongside the exquisite 2012 Ponzi Reserve and Single Vineyard cuvées.

Ponzi Harvest Intern - Alex

Posted Tue, October 14, 2014 in All Posts, Harvest, Staff Fun Facts

Meet Alex, one of this year’s Ponzi Harvest Interns! Alex is from Denver, Colorado, and has worked in the wine industry for almost 5 years, mostly in New Zealand. Alex loves being able to still follow his passion of working with music while also working with wine, and in his spare time he writes his own music and performs at festivals. He enjoys Rieslings and other aromatic varietals, and is looking forward to working with new varietals he normally wouldn’t back home. Cheers to Alex!