Ridge Vineyards is adding ingredients to its back labels. ~ ~ “Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.” –… Read More ›
All things to do with the history of Ridge Vineyards.
Assemblyman Tom Daly (D-Anaheim) introduced resolution HR9 earlier this year, and Ridge Vineyards wants it to pass! Jon Bonné has a fine article on the subject out today (found here); here is an excerpt: Daly’s resolution, HR 9, has solely symbolic… Read More ›
The Historic Vineyard Society (HVS) has a Mission Statement I think we can all get behind: HVS (Historic Vineyard Society) is a non-profit, 501 C-3 organization dedicated to the preservation of California’s historic vineyards. HVS’s Mission is accomplished through educating… Read More ›
April 8th, 1896, gave to the world Yip Harburg. 13 years later to the day, we were given John Fante. In these times of unemployment, of recession, of poverty, may we still find art to turn to, that can remind us of our… Read More ›
Desuetude during Prohibition: The Wall Street Journal’s Jay McInerney chronicles The Long, Strange Trip of Ridge Vineyards, Paul Draper, & Silicon Valley
Our man in Manhattan has been Paul Draper himself. Just last week, none other than Daniel Johnnes – the esteemed wine director of Daniel Boulud’s restaurant group — hosted a dinner for Paul at Restaurant Daniel. The Wall Street Journal’s Jay McInerney was there… Read More ›
I was early, by intention. I wanted to absorb the air, the space, the mojo. Ghosts of Shamans past — silken-shadowed, proud and twirling — wove the naked canes with threads of dripping gossamer. In my car, the metal murmuring… Read More ›