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, and the Ponzi family has worked continuously for over 50 years leading and innovating in the region and, in the case of Pinot Noir, across the country and indeed the world. Today winemaker Luisa Ponzi continues her work of the last 30 years with the family of Champagne Bollinger, which acquired Ponzi Vineyards in 2021.