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Harvest: The Heart and Soul of Winemaking

In the beginning, we were farmers. The Ponte family purchased the vineyard in Temecula Valley in  Continue Reading »

October 5, 2015 No Comments»

Temecula Valley: Not Like Anywhere Else

If you’ve seen one wine country, you’ve seen them all, right? Wrong. While all wine  Continue Reading »

August 6, 2015

Describe that Description, Part II

A couple of weeks ago, we poked fun at some ridiculous (but very true) words  Continue Reading »

July 6, 2015

Cold as Ice

Friends, we are entering into the dog days of summer.  Days of still air –  Continue Reading »

June 25, 2015

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A Taste of Summer

If you’re like me, you wait all year for summer’s bounty: cherries, peaches, corn, baby  Continue Reading »

July 14, 2015 No Comments»

BBQ and Wine, All Across the USA

Image source “Barbeque.” Say the word and thoughts of summer come quickly.  Heat, picnics, friends,  Continue Reading »

June 12, 2015

Green Thumb

Having a green thumb must be hereditary. I remember my mother telling me that everything  Continue Reading »

April 17, 2015

New Menu for Spring

Our timeless Wine Country Salad at The Restaurant at Ponte There is more happening at  Continue Reading »

April 15, 2015

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The Importance of Being Refreshed

Words of wisdom sometimes come from the most unlikely of places. What began as a  Continue Reading »

September 21, 2015 No Comments»

The Cooler Side of Wine Country

Gorgeousness, sunshine or not I remember how precious chilly days were growing up in Southern  Continue Reading »

February 27, 2015

Mystery in Wine Country

It could be an episode of Dateline.  I can hear Keith Morrison’s voice now… “It  Continue Reading »

February 23, 2015

New Year, New Beginnings

I’ve personally always been one to like “business as usual.”  I welcome change…but very cautiously,  Continue Reading »

January 7, 2015

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“Wine Country” Weddings

In our 12 years, we’ve seen a whole lot of weddings. Small, big, low-key and  Continue Reading »

September 10, 2015 No Comments»

A Gorgeous Way to Spend a Wednesday

2015 Team Ponte! Most of you know about our longstanding relationship with Rancho Damacitas.  For  Continue Reading »

August 26, 2015

Happy Independence Day, Indeed

“Honey, I think God wants us to have lobster rolls on the 4th of July.”  Continue Reading »

July 3, 2015

Weddings: Getting Married is the Easy Part

Father of the Bride, 1991 George Stanley Banks (played by Steve Martin) said it best  Continue Reading »

May 14, 2015

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