With a new year comes a new calendar of wine releases, which is to say, this is a flat-out EXCITING time to be alive at Ridge Vineyards! I LOVE January! And so, without further ado, how’s about we take a… Read More ›
Discussions and comments related to pairing foods and wines.
Syrah: Dark, brooding, imposing. A certain sexy menace. Spicy yet controlled, saucy yet serious. A somber, shadowy figure; footsteps echoing in the alley, a hint of violence simmering just below the surface. A sensual phantom. Grenache: Exotic, percolating, exuberant. Tough… Read More ›
On How The Reigning Dark Viticultral Prince Of All The Lands Of Cyber Monday Is Roaming The Forest Of My Palate, Slaying All Pretenders To The Throne
On How The Reigning Dark Viticultural Prince Of All The Lands Of Cyber Monday Is Roaming The Forest Of My Palate, Slaying All Pretenders To The Throne –or– Check your e-mail inbox, because there is a VERY GOOD Cyber Monday offer… Read More ›
To some, it might seem obvious, but perhaps not to all, so I wax today on the subject for the sake of the still un-converted. Chardonnay, especially Ridge Vineyards Chardonnay, pairs EXTREMELY well with the archetypal Thanksgiving (i.e. Autumnal) table…. Read More ›
Pizza and Wine? Yeah, I know, not exactly “interesting” or ”unorthodox.” (To see the manifesto for this tasting series, you can click here). But this wasn’t just any pizza! First off, it was topped with spinach, a somewhat notorious pairing option… Read More ›