Wine Country Wonderful - Celebrate the holidays at Ponzi

Posted Fri, September 26, 2014 in All Posts, Wine Events

With two picturesque venues just 20 miles from downtown Portland, we invite you to escape to the beautiful Willamette Valley. The holiday season is the perfect time of year for festive celebrations among friends, family and colleagues. Whether it’s a formal dinner or casual reception, we aspire to make every event at Ponzi Vineyards special and unique.

Vineyard Critters

Posted Thu, September 25, 2014 in All Posts, Harvest

You know your grapes are sustainably grown when ladybugs are living in your fermenters! A healthy vine regimen throughout the year, helps eliminate the need for sprays, maintaining a thriving Eco-system.

Harvest Party 2014 at Ponzi Vineyards!

Posted Thu, September 25, 2014 in All Posts, Harvest

Ponzi's annual Harvest Party took place last weekend in celebration of Harvest 2014. Family and friends from all around Oregon came out early Sunday morning to help pick and enjoy a traditional Ponzi harvest lunch. Nancy Ponzi along with granddaughter Mia Hamacher brought freshly made sticky-buns out to the vineyard mid-morning for the guests to enjoy. At lunch, the celebration continued on the plaza with fresh caught Alaskan Halibut, creamy polenta, homemade desserts and more. Cheers to Harvest 2014!

2012 Ponzi Tavola Pinot Noir receivees 91 point score from Wine Spectator

Posted Thu, September 18, 2014 in All Posts, Recent Press

“Fresh and inviting, with cherry and raspberry notes at the core, showing hints of cinnamon and hibiscus around the edges. The flavors float easily into the finish.” Harvey Steiman, September 17, 2014

A Truly Beautiful Vintage!

Posted Thu, September 18, 2014 in All Posts, Harvest

Perfectly ripened Pinot noir arrived from Ponzi Aurora Vineyard today. In the Chehalem Mountains, Pinot noir, Chardonnay and some Pinot gris is already making its way into the winery. Cool-climate varietals, like Pinot noir enjoyed ideal growing conditions this year. And now that harvest has begun, the weather continues to impress, with warm days and cool nights, bringing the fruit to ripeness. While many growers are anxious to pick, Winemaker Lusia Ponzi is taking advantage of the beautiful weather and waiting for that perfect moment to pick each site. Looking for explosive flavor to come...