Dick and Luisa Ponzi


Miglavs, Janis

Document Type

Video File


12 minutes 47 seconds

Publication Date



Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology


This interview is with Dick Ponzi, co-founder of Ponzi Vineyards, and Luisa Ponzi (Dick’s daughter), head winemaker at Ponzi Vineyards. They discuss what it was like growing up in the winery, memorable moments through the years, and challenges they had to overcome.

For a shareable version of this video, please see the interview on YouTube.


The oral history interviews were conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations. These interviews were digitally migrated from Sony MiniDiscs and are audio only.

This project is supported in part by the Oregon Cultural Trust.