Brooks Winery 20th Anniversary Interview: Luisa Ponzi
22 minutes 24 seconds
Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology
This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rich Schmidt and Linfield College Archives staff Stephanie Hofmann with Luisa Ponzi of Ponzi Vineyards. The interview took place at Ponzi Vineyards in Sherwood, Oregon on September 15, 2017.
Luisa Ponzi is the winemaker and a second-generation owner at Ponzi Vineyards. In this interview, part of the Brooks Winery 20th Anniversary Project, Ponzi discusses the unexpected passing of Jimi Brooks, the founder of Brooks Winery, in September of 2004. Many of Brooks's wine industry friends, including Ponzi, came together to complete Brooks's harvest that year. This interview sheds light on the story of camaraderie in the face of tragedy in the Oregon wine industry.
Ponzi, Luisa, "Brooks Winery 20th Anniversary Interview: Luisa Ponzi" (2017). Oral History Interviews: Brooks Winery. Video File. Submission 3.