Wine writer Lauren Mowery’s latest piece for Wine Enthusiast introduces readers to new-world regions that are producing serious wines that can stand up to some of the greatest old-world wines out there. In the story, “Emerging New-World Destinations for Wine Lovers,” Mowery highlights the Willamette Valley in Oregon as a great destination, producing stellar wines that can rival those of Burgundy, France. She includes Ponzi Vineyards as the lead winery within the section, elaborating that it is also a multi-generational family run winery with Luisa Ponzi as its winemaker and Maria Ponzi leading the day to day. 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.