Kati Focareto for Hospitality Hero!
We are pleased to announce that Kati Focareto, Director of Hospitality and Events, is a finalist for the Washington County Visitors Association's 2014 Hospitality Hero award! We're honored that Kati is a part of the Ponzi Vineyards team and are excited to share in this well-deserved accolade.
2014 Ponzi Pinot Gris: “Springtime in a Glass”
We’re already hearing great things about the new release 2014 Ponzi Pinot Gris! In the blackdresstraveler.com article “Springtime in a Glass,” writer Wanda Mann says the “Ponzi Pinot Gris makes me want to put on a floral sundress and sip wine al fresco with someone special!” Additionally, she noted that Ponzi Vineyards first planted Pinot Gris in 1978 and “is recognized as ones of Oregon’s most consistent producers of the varietal.”
Praise for Ponzi Wines
We’re excited about the article, “The Wonderful Wines of the Willamette Valley” which ran on Vindy.com featuring Ponzi wines! Writer Brian Fry calls the 2013 Ponzi Pinot Gris “bright and fresh with citrus fruits and floral elements” and the 2012 Ponzi Tavola Pinot Noir “well-constructed with great cherry and berry fruits.”
Snapshot of Maria Ponzi
Posted Thu, March 26, 2015 in All Posts
Growing up in the family wine business, second-generation vintner Maria Ponzi always had fond memories of working alongside her mother, founder Nancy Ponzi, producing marketing pieces and presenting the wines. After graduating from University of Oregon, she worked in sales for a Boston publishing company. Coming back to Oregon in 1991, she returned to the family business to take over sales and marketing. Operating the company alongside sister and winemaker, Luisa Ponzi for more than 20 years, Maria is now President and Director of Sales and Marketing. Maria is particularly dedicated to...