WBT! No, not a Women’s Badminton Tournament. Nor the World’s Best Tetherballers. Rather, it’s the Wine Bloggers Tasting, and this is the Pre-Game Show! I’m your host, and I’d like to introduce the players who’ll be taking the field for… Read More ›
All things Monte Bello.
We now have Geyserville fruit at Monte Bello, and by that you know that #Harvest2012 is most definitely ON! And what a delivery of fruit it was! I can personally testify that the old-vine Carignane that came in was some of the… Read More ›
As you may recall, our Lytton Springs facility just received their First Fruit on Saturday, thus marking the beginning of #Harvest2012 up north. A big day for our Zinfandel program, to say the least! That said, we actually got a… Read More ›
As we happily announced last week, #Harvest2012 began for Ridge Vineyards the evening of September 5th, 2012. (To see pics and read the “official” announcement, please click here.) And now, through the magic of modern technology, we’re able to bring… Read More ›
The IronChevsky and I go way back. He was actually there for the debut of our #WineBloggersTasting Series. That was the day the bloggers took on Robert Parker. It had been a while since I’d seen The IronChevsky. He’s a… Read More ›
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 ›
Ok Wine Bloggers, the next edition of our Wine Bloggers Tasting series is coming up! Sunday, the 23rd of September, 1pm, at Monte Bello. Are you in? Is Everybody In??? There are still a few seats open at the table,… Read More ›
The three stages of First Fruit arrival … 1. Anticipation 2. Activation 3. Fruition – And here is winemaker Eric Baugher (seen above, pitchfork in hand, with assistant winemaker Shun Ishikubo) on the quality, character, and experience of #Harvest2012′s First Fruit: “Superb quality,… Read More ›