Pontin Del Roza Winery

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JUNE 8, 2015  -  THE BELLINGHAM HERALD
Follow this column with any regularity and you know I've always been a big proponent of Washington wines.

This week, I look back at how far the state's wine industry has progressed over the past 15 years; next week, I will look forward to what you might expect in the near future.

MARCH 6, 2015  -  WILD 4 WASHINGTON WINE
Time to discover the birthplace of Washington wine

Prosser, Washington is a small town with a population of about 5,500 in the lower Yakima Valley. To the west, Mount Adams commands the horizon along with the Yakima River as it flows through Prosser to the Columbia River.

SPRING 2014  -  WASHINGTON TASTING ROOM MAGAZINE
If you like wines from France, Italy and Oregon, try these featured Top Wine Picks from our "Washington Vs. The World" series.  Below we review 16 Washington State wines crafted in 4 different styles: GSM Rhônes, Dolcetto, Pinot Noir and Viognier.

Prosser, WA -In 2014, Pontin del Roza Winery is celebrating thirty years in the Washington State wine industry.

What began as winemaker Scott Pontin's high school FFA project has culminated into a 30 year legacy of estate winemaking. Pontin del Roza translates roughly in Italian to mean "Pontin family farm on the Roza". The winery uses the grapes grown only from "the Roza", an area of south-facing slopes in north Prosser.

SEPTEMBER 2, 2013  -  WINE NORTHWEST
Italy's history with grape growing and winemaking is legendary, and today Italy makes about a third of all the wine in the world. So it makes perfect sense that Italian varieties have made their way to the New World, particularly the Pacific Northwest.

AUGUST 16, 2013  -  SEATTLE TIMES
A DAY wine tasting in the Yakima Valley is not a plan. Naches to Benton City clocks in at 76 miles. That's like saying you're going window-shopping between Seattle and Anacortes. Whether to see one small slice of the whole or pick off the buffet, consider letting randomness determine the course.