Wine Enthusiast interviewed Miguel Ortiz, Vineyard Manager of Ponzi Vineyards, about his role at the winery and how others can follow in his footsteps of becoming a vineyard manager. He offered advice stemming from his 25 years at Ponzi Vineyards, relating to team management, thoughtful farming, clear communication and team organization. Read the full story with his takeaways as well as advice from other industry vets HEREWine-Enthusiast-Vineyard-Manager-June-22-2020
Chehalem Mountain AVA, Willamette Valley, Oregon
Dick and Nancy Ponzi helped put Oregon on the wine map, 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 with the family of Champagne Bollinger, which acquired the estate in 2021.