The New York Times published a great story in their Travel section that highlights the best places to get a taste of the harvest season. In the story, “Six Places to Get a Taste of the Fall Harvest,” writer Alyson Krueger selected Oregon’s Ponzi Vineyard as one of the destinations to seek out. She elaborated by explaining that as result of visitors’ growing interest to experience the season in an interactive way, Ponzi President Anna Maria Ponzi and Winemaker Luisa Ponzi created a unique lunch series that involves an active tour showing what’s going into harvesting grapes before sitting down for a beautiful, extravagant lunch with wine pairings. You can read the full story here.
Chehalem Mountain AVA, Willamette Valley, Oregon
Dick and Nancy Ponzi helped put Oregon on the map in the United States and the world. The mantle has been picked up by daughters Maria and Luisa Ponzi, who continue the family history of leadership and innovation in the region and, in the case of Pinot Noir, across the country.