Every Day is Earth Day at Ponzi
One of the incredible things about wines made in Oregon, is that so many of the producers are commitment to responsible stewardship of the land. At Ponzi Vineyards, we have farmed sustainably since our founding in 1970. In 1999, a certifying agency called LIVE (Low Input Viticulture & Enology) emerged. LIVE independently certifies the sustainable practices of winegrowers in the Pacific Northwest, using the latest in university research and internationally accredited standards. They also provide regional education to preserve the human and natural resources of the wine industry. In 2000,...
Hella Joof Visits Ponzi Vineyards
Yesterday Ponzi Vineyards was honored to host some special Danish guests, including Danish actress and director Hella Joof.
Charity of the Month: Project Lemonade
Project Lemonade provides foster youth with a back-to-school shopping experience and offers support to inspire self-esteem and promote success. We are proud to support Project Lemonade by donating a portion of all tasting fees to the program for the month of April.
Maria Ponzi at the Kohler Food & Wine Experience
Maria Ponzi had a wonderful time at the Kohler Food & Tasting Experience. From grand tastings to seminars about our special region, sharing Ponzi wines and the rich history of the Willamette Valley was a treat. Mark your calendar for 2017! This 4-day event is not to be missed.
A Proposed Laurelwood AVA
The Laurelwood AVA is a proposed sub-AVA of the Chehalem Mountain AVA. It would comprise the entire North slope of the Chehalem Mountains and be made up of primarily Laurelwood soil. This basalt layer is ideal for the cultivation of Pinot noir and contributes a signature richness and depth to the wines. The Ponzi family has noted this effect over the 40 years they have been working with the soil.