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Ponzi Vineyards at 50

May 8, 2020

Maria and Luisa Ponzi were guests on this past week’s episode of The Connected Table Live. They discussed the 50 year history of Ponzi Vineyards, founded by their parents Dick and Nancy. The conversation evolved and focused on what makes Oregon Pinot Noir and Chardonnay unique.

Listen to the full podcast episode here!

Maria and Luisa Ponzi

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