Because it’s the day that Handel’s Messiah had its World Premiere. Because it’s the day the Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded. Because it’s Samuel Beckett’s birthday. Because it’s Al Green’s birthday. Because it’s the day Hank Aaron made his… Read More ›
All things to do with the history of Ridge Vineyards.
This is big. Big, Big, BIG. We’re talking Honeycomb Big. And this tasting doesn’t just have 25% MORE! This tasting has 50% more! No, this tasting has 75% more! No, this tasting has 100% MORE! This tasting has 100% MORE WINEMAKERS!… Read More ›
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 ›