Everything is beautiful at Lytton Springs. Everything is coming up Lytton. The sun is shining, the weather is sweet, yeah … Do you always feel like, somebody’s watching you? Well, don’t look now, but somebody is … Ah, nothing says… Read More ›
All things Monte Bello.
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 ›
If it’s not me, but brie … then aren’t I free, to eschew my filigree of daintily demurring second portionry when said bounty is offered me? ~ This is the way the mind runs whilst reading Kirstin Jackson’s fabulous book… Read More ›
What better way to celebrate the unanimous passage of HR9 than with our own historic vines? Rest easy, vines, you’re safe! ~ Please stay tuned as we follow our lovely vines through the 2013 vintage! We’re fourteen weeks in to-date, and… Read More ›
There are few moments along a growing season’s viticultural timeline that generate the same kind of excitement as budbreak. Veraison, certainly. Harvest, of course. But budbreak comes first, and with it comes Spring, and accordingly, it occupies a uniquely symbolic place. In the… Read More ›
There are four people from whom I learned what it means to be a man in this world. What it means to be a man, and how to be a man. One of them is imaginary: Rick, from the movie… Read More ›