Leading regional lifestyle magazine, Arizona Foothills, has unveiled its annual foodie gift guide for the holiday season. Included among the culinary gems is the Ponzi Vineyards Classico Pinot Noir 2015. Writer Melissa Larsen urges readers to “bring this beautiful new-release bottle to your holiday hostess. It is accented by season-friendly crushed Mediterranean herbs of lavender, sage, rosemary and black tea.” Read more from her gift guide here
The “classic” representation of Willamette Valley Pinot Noir, this wine encapsulates the experience, innovation, top vineyard sources, and expertise of the pioneering Ponzi family. Among the first to make Pinot Noir in Oregon and the United States and, since the start, among the very best.
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.