Of the four Historic Vineyards on Monte Bello, the Rousten Ranch is probably the least-known experientially, and the most mercurial reputationally. Nestled between Jimsomare (well-known amongst Ridge aficionados for producing legendary Cabernet and very-limited-production pre-Prohibition Zinfandel) and the old Torre property (currently… Read More ›
All things to do with the history of Ridge Vineyards.
Greetings all! Behold the skinny on that of which I wish to ensuingly speak: What: Ridge Vineyards Wine Bloggers Tasting When: Sunday, September 23rd, 1pm Where: Ridge Vineyards/Monte Bello That’s right, the next edition of the Ridge Vineyards Wine Bloggers Tasting… Read More ›
No Latitude For Platitude In The Attitude Of Gratitude -or- Thank You For Attending Our Fall Release Event at Monte Bello!
For us here at Monte Bello, the celebration is a wrap. The wines poured, the bottles emptied. The pizzas cooked, the pizzas eaten. The music played, the songs completed. The smiles, the handshakes, the hugs. All wrapped up now. And… Read More ›
And what a day it was yesterday! The sun is shinin’, the weather is sweet, yeah, makes you wanna move those dancin’ feet … Hard to say what was more beautiful, the people, the wine, the food, or the music, but… Read More ›
This is going to be a GREAT weekend; a weekend of celebrations, introductions, and reunions: Celebrating 50 years of Ridge Vineyards! Introducing the New Fall Releases! Welcoming back Pizza Politana & Real Time! – That’s right, 50 harvests for Ridge Vineyards. Can you… Read More ›
Is Wine Is Or Is Wine Ain’t Art: Charlie Parker, Tom Wark, and the Question of Intentionality Today is the birthday of Charlie Parker, one of the greatest figures in the history of jazz, and in thinking on his legacy,… Read More ›
If you’ve visited our Monte Bello Estate before, you’ve likely done so in one of two fashions; you’ve either come on a weekend to enjoy a tasting in our tasting room (and perhaps some wine in our beautiful picnic area!),… Read More ›
VERY SPECIAL #CabernetDay tasting at #RidgeVineyards! See all those hashmarks in the post title? That’s social-media speak right there, that is! And what is #CabernetDay? #CabernetDay is a date & time synchronized, WORLDWIDE, human-universal, mojo-interactive, spirit-joyful celebration of this most legendary of varietals; a happening… Read More ›
I always look forward to tasting with Paul. He’s not just the winemaker, he’s a fan! Which means you never know what you’re going to end up tasting & pouring, but you know it’s always going to be fascinating and… Read More ›