Luisa and Maria Ponzi Host Burgundian Vintners
Posted Thu, August 21, 2014 in All Posts
A group of winemakers, proprietors and wine shop owners from Burgundy visited lush Willamette Valley this week. Maria and Luisa Ponzi hosted the group for a tour of the gravity-flow winery and a sit down tasting of Ponzi current releases. Following the winery visit, the group dined at The Dundee Bistro for lunch.
2012 Ponzi Pinot Noir receives 90 points!
Posted Wed, August 20, 2014 in All Posts
The Tasting Panel magazine gives the 2012 Ponzi Pinot Noir 90 points, noting it as being "Bright, smooth and juicy with lovely cherry, raspberry fruit; elegant and fresh." Anthony Dias Blue , August 2014
National Tour Association Comes to Ponzi
Posted Tue, August 19, 2014 in All Posts
We were thrilled to host the 2014 NTA Contact kick off party this year at our beautiful tasting room and winery in Sherwood. Nearly 250 travel professionals from around the country joined local travel agencies for an evening celebrating Oregon's bounty. Guests arrived to a stunning outdoor reception featuring local purveyors offering, cheese and olive oil tastings, Deschutes beer, pizzas and more.
President Maria Ponzi noted in Wine Enthusiast
Ponzi Vineyards, established in 1970 by Dick and Nancy Ponzi, has named Anna Maria Ponzi president. Maria, who owns and operates the business with her sister, Winemaker Luisa Ponzi, has directed the company’s sales and marketing programs for more than 20 years.
Swedish Publication Reviews Ponzi Wines
Forty years ago Oregon had very little winemaking. The land was cultivated with other crops, such as apples and walnuts. Few grew grapes and even less made wine. Then five families moved up and started growing grapes and making wine. For a long time, there was nothing extraordinary about it. But slowly and steadily, the Oregon wine initiative gained momentum and today it is considered one of the most interesting places for winemaking. Recently BKWine reporter Ulf Bengtsson had the pleasure of participating in a lunch tasting with Maria Ponzi, daughter of the founders, and marketing manager at...