There is something uniquely magical about a vineyard in winter, and while Mother Nature has delivered Norther California a decidedly different iteration of the season this year (see: Out, Out, Damn Drought!), the Winter magic is still there, still present,… Read More ›
All things to do with the history of Ridge Vineyards.
It’s a New Year, my friends, which means it’s time for a new Wine Bloggers Tasting Series! That’s right bloggers, this is to serve notice that the 2014 Edition of our Ridge Vineyards Wine Bloggers Tasting Series is officially in… Read More ›
Excerpted from a recent Live Virtual Tasting, Paul Draper discusses high alcohol in wine, California’s 1997 vintage, and the secret philosophy behind how Ridge has maintained quality and consistency over 50+ years. Join Paul and the production team for another… Read More ›
And what a year it’s been! So rich with memories, adventures, tales and tastes; can it really be a mere 12 months ago that we were first tasting the 2008 Lytton Estate Syrah? It could be a lifetime ago, and… Read More ›
*Spoiler Alert! This post chronicles the deployment of a Venn Diagram in the service of tasting one of our very special 2013 Holiday Packs: “From Our Library!” ~ Often, when considering NEW wine releases, with ostensibly LONG developmental trajectories, I… Read More ›
Cellarable wines in the middle years of their developmental trajectory can be funny things. Often, they seem to come in and out of focus right before your eyes. When they coalesce around a profile, they can be marvelous, and you… Read More ›