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Ponzi Vineyards

Ponzi Vineyards

Ponzi Vineyards
19500 SW Mountain Home Road
Sherwood, Oregon
USA 97140
Phone: (503) 628-1227
http://www.ponzivineyards.com/

Contact: Maria Ponzi
Email: info@ponzivineyards.com

Production: 50,000/year

Hours of Operation: M - F: 11:30 am to 5:00 pm


Dick and Nancy Ponzi moved their young family to the Willamette Valley in the late 1960s with a spirit of adventure and a passion for making world-class Pinot noir. After many research trips to Burgundy and an extensive search for an ideal location, they purchased 20 acres on a small farm just southwest of Portland, Oregon. It was a daring risk – at the time, the Pacific Northwest was not thought to be a place to grow Pinot Noir, but Dick and Nancy realized the Northern Willamette Valley's climate was ideal for cool-climate varieties. Pinot noir cuttings were planted, and in 1970 Ponzi Vineyards was founded.

Ponzi Vineyards' first commercial wine was four barrels of Pinot Noir in 1974. Since then, Ponzi Vineyards has become internationally acclaimed for its limited production Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Pinot gris, Pinot blanc, Arneis, Dolcetto and White Riesling.

As pioneers and visionaries in the Oregon wine industry's earliest moments, Dick and Nancy played a key role in creating its foundation. Their many visits to the state legislature helped found some of the toughest labeling requirements in the country and helped allow wineries and adjoining tasting rooms to be constructed on agricultural land – a first for Oregon.

They helped found the Oregon Winegrowers Association and the Oregon Wine Advisory Board (currently known as the Oregon Wine Board), both of which are important organizations to this day in providing research and promotion.

Dick Ponzi's background as a mechanical engineer and his winemaking talents led to the development of techniques and equipment that are now standard practice in the industry.

Nancy Ponzi co-founded some of the most important and successful wine events in the state, namely the International Pinot Noir Celebration, The Salud Barrel Auction to benefit health care for seasonal workers, and Oregon Pinot Camp.

In the early days of marketing Oregon wines, Dick and Nancy were some of the first vintners to travel outside the state and introduce the trade, press and consumers to the then-unknown region and its wines.

The methods, philosophies, and winemaking passion established more than 40 years ago is still practiced today under the Family's second-generation.

Winemaker: Luisa Ponzi

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ponziwines

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ponzivineyards

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Ponzi Vineyards Pinot Gris 2014
Ponzi Vineyards Pinot Gris 2014

Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States

Alcohol: 13.1%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2014‐2017

Splendid Salad Wine

 

LCBO: 421131  Check Stock

BC: 852970  Check Stock

89/100

$26.95

Ponzi Vineyards Reserve Chardonnay 2009
Ponzi Vineyards Reserve Chardonnay 2009

Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States

Alcohol: 13%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2012‐2015

 

LCBO: 236208  Check Stock

90/100

$38.95

Ponzi Vineyards Pinot Gris 2015
Ponzi Vineyards Pinot Gris 2015

Willamette Valley, Oregon, United States

Alcohol: 13.1%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2014‐2017

Splendid Salad Wine

 

LCBO: 421131  Check Stock

BC: 852970  Check Stock

$26.95

Ponzi Vineyards #Pinot Gris 97 Ponzi (Wilson Daniels) 2014
Ponzi Vineyards #Pinot Gris 97 Ponzi (Wilson Daniels) 2014

Oregon, United States

Alcohol: 13.1%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml

 

LCBO: 421131  Check Stock

BC: 852970  Check Stock

$26.95

Ponzi Tavola Pinot Noir 2014
Ponzi Tavola Pinot Noir 2014

Oregon, United States

Alcohol: 14%  Sweetness: Dry  750 ml  Drink: 2016‐2018

 

Alberta: 771139

Ponzi Vineyards #07 Chardonnay Rsv (Ponzi Vineyards) 2007
Ponzi Vineyards #07 Chardonnay Rsv (Ponzi Vineyards) 2007

Oregon, United States

Alcohol: 13%  Sweetness: Extra Dry  750 ml

 

LCBO: 236208  Check Stock

$32.00

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