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Champagne Maker Bollinger Buys Ponzi Vineyards

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NBC Portland covered the news of the Bollinger family’s acquisition of Ponzi Vineyards in a TV segment that aired on Thursday, April 8. Sisters Maria and Luisa Ponzi spoke with the host about their family’s legacy and why they’ve decided to entrust its future with the formidable Bollinger family. The segment can be viewed HERE

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