In advance of Valentine’s Day next week, the Ponzi 2016 Tavola Pinot Noir was featured on Telegram.com, the online version for the local Massachusetts newspaper, in the story “Off the Vine: Valentine wines straight from the heart.” Wine writer Al Vuona recommended a list of well-made wines from around the world that are sure to have broad appeal, and specifically noted that the Ponzi Pinot Noir from Oregon’s Willamette Valley offers notes of blackberry, strawberry and cherry and is “lush with a spicy finish.” Read the full story here
Tavola is Ponzi’s delicious early release Pinot Noir, a fruit-forward wine with soft tannins, made primarily from younger, lower elevations vines. Meant for early consumption, it is an unbeatable value for quality Pinot Noir.
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.