Independence Day for the USA falls on a Wednesday this year. Some may see this as a disappointment. Challenging to pull off a proper BBQ on a Wednesday. At Ridge, we see this as an opportunity. Not one, but two… Read More ›
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Steak Week. Wow. I mean, pardon the semantic frivolity, but that phrase has a lot of meat on the bone! Meaning, of course, that it carries with it a great deal of conceptual weight. I mean, steak week. STEAK WEEK!… Read More ›
So it’s First Friday today, so of course I’m thinking about our First Friday events, and in doing so, it just occurred to me that I NEVER put up a post about what I cooked for the LAST First Friday! As… Read More ›
Passport to Dry Creek Valley: A Modern Tradition with Century-Old Roots That’s the tagline, and no producer enacts its promise quite like Lytton Springs. Modern? Yes. By way of tradition. An Ecologically Friendly Building Made of Straw — Straw Bales, Earthen… Read More ›
Beautiful location? Lytton Springs. Check. Amazing wine? Ridge Vineyards, at Lytton Springs. Check. NEW Amazing Wine? Ridge Vineyards, at Lytton Springs. Check. Uber-rare, intoxicatingly rarefied, cellar offering amazing wine? Ridge Vineyards, at Lytton Springs. Check. Pizza? Check. Gourmet, artisan Pizza?… Read More ›
Monte Bello Noir? It was a dark and stormy night. Except it wasn’t. What it actually was, was a warm and sunny morning, with the low sun casting rays through the gauze of morning haze that lightly veiled the vineyards… Read More ›