As followers of this year’s special VineWatch series now know, Lytton Springs has joined our program, so to accommodate their schedule, we’ll now be posting our dual-property VineWatch updates together on Mondays. And with that said, may I present #VineWatch13: Week 3!… Read More ›
All things Monte Bello.
Closer to Sonoma? Great! You’ve got Winter Wineland to enjoy! Closer to the Santa Cruz Mountains? Great! You’ve got Passport Saturday to enjoy! Two great ways to enjoy some Ridge wine this weekend, and two great ways to explore two… Read More ›
Launchin’ a lil’ bit of a fun new thing here at Ridge Vineyards this weekend: a new Featured Wine highlight! The gist is this: each week, we’ll be tasting through potential weekend offerings, and debating out how things are showing,… Read More ›
In all the discourse, chatter, ranting, and analysis that has followed the release of “The Howard Report,” I believe that something very, very, very important has gone missing in the conversation. Depending on your feelings for and/or about Post-Industrial, Digitally-Globalized… Read More ›
Back in 2010, on this blog, we engaged in what proved to be a genuinely fascinating enterprise, something we called VineWatch. Essentially, in simplest form, we selected a vine, and visually tracked its progress through the growing season. The whole… Read More ›
Ridge Vineyards is closed today. The tasting rooms are silent, the corks remain interred, the foils are still uncut. No wine splashing into waiting crystal bowls, no soft sighs of appreciation as the crimson elixirs pass expectant lips. I accordingly made my farewells last… Read More ›