Ponzi Arneis a Wines Northwest Favorite
"This unique Italian variety almost became extinct in its native Piedmont region until a renewed interest in the 1990s brought expanded plantings. The grape name means “little rascal” in the Piemontese dialect, because it is reputedly difficult to grow. The Ponzis have conquered that problem and continue to produce a fabulous Arneis offering aromas of apple and baking spice and a complex palate of pear, spice, floral perfume and hints of Japanese plum wine."
2014 Ponzi Top Tier Wines & TCA-free I-Cork
Legendary Oregon Pinot noir producer Ponzi Vineyards announces all of their 2014 single vineyard and reserve wines will use the I-Cork from Rich Xiberta. The cork manufacturer guarantees every cork to be free of traceable TCA and other compounds that can cause off flavors in the wines. The 2014 Ponzi Abetina Pinot Noir and 2014 Ponzi Avellana Pinot Noir are the first to release from the winery to the national market with this technology. The wines, nationally distributed by VINTUS, LLC., will be available in most markets this month.
Top Scores from James Suckling!
James Suckling rates Ponzi wines at the top with 90+ point scores!
Ponzi Pinot Noir Rose Named a Favorite!
"The best rosé I’ve tasted this year is the Ponzi Vineyards 2015 Pinot Noir Rosé from Oregon’s Willamette Valley ($22). It is medium pink and refreshing, yet has an amazingly complex flavor profile of red currants, citrus and minerality..."
Celebrate the 4th with Ponzi Chardonnay Reserve
Planning your 4th of July meal? Gus Clemens states "Fried or grilled, chardonnay is the natural pairing. Avoid butter bomb, over-oaked swill." He suggests Ponzi Chardonnay Reserve as a premium alternative.