If you’ve ever had a bottle of Ridge Vineyards Syrah, you’ve probably checked out the label. And when you checked out the label, you probably saw this … And when you saw this, you probably did a bit of a… Read More ›
All things to do with the history of Ridge Vineyards.
Greetings all! The time has come for the first Ridge Vineyards Wine Bloggers Tasting of 2012, and it is going to be a rather special edition! #WineBloggersTasting On April 20, 2009, the very first post went up on “4488: A… Read More ›
Lytton Springs is a beautiful place, full of beautiful people, and surrounded by beautiful vines. There is just no doubt about it. It’s different from Monte Bello, certainly, but equally magnificent in its own special way. I really love it… Read More ›
There are, in life, and in history, significant “peak moments”; moments that define eras, map changes, signify achievements, mark consequential turning points on the evolutionary road towards the future. Depending on your creed, your spiritual and/or religious senses, your visions… 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 ›
On this date in history, February 29, in the year 1928, Ina Coolbrith passed on. This is a passing we can note only in years such as these. Leap years. Ina Coolbrith was the very first poet laureate of California,… Read More ›
Two truths: 1. The convention of the End-Of-Year list is most decidedly a media trope that is long overdue to be retired. 2. It is impossible to effectively summarize, in one go, an entire year. So, that said, here are some… Read More ›