In a large pot heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Add the onion and saute until soft and lightly caramelized, about 6 minutes. Add garlic and cook an additional 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes and the remaining ingredients and simmer until the sauce is thickened and slightly reduced,about 30-40 minutes. Adjust seasoning to taste,cover and set aside. Add penne paste to the pan and toss for 1 minute. Yield: about 4 cups of sauce.