I’m almost too trembly to type. This is too much for me. The names, the places, the wine …. Ah, it’s too much! No, it’s not. I can do this. Ok, here goes … Michael Madrigale. Ah! Wow, Michael Madrigale…. Read More ›
All things Monte Bello.
Visiting Ridge Vineyards What’s the weather like where you are? Is it wine-drinking weather? What does beauty mean for you? Are you a fog person, or a sun person? Do you like dry heat, or humidity? Do you like the… Read More ›
Ridge Vineyards Wine Dinner Coi San Francisco 10/17/201 Coi will be featuring a five course menu paired with a selection of Ridge wines including the Geyserville, Lytton Springs and Monte Bello. In addition, you’ll sample the very exclusive, small-production Carignane…. Read More ›
1998 Monte Bello Library Wines ~ 1997. 1997, 1997, 1997. 97, 97, 97, 97. Blah blah blah blah blah. 1998? Now I’m getting interested. Why? Because anytime anyone tells you something is the something of the century, it probably isn’t…. Read More ›
Historic Monte Bello. The Monte Bello Winery. High, high atop Black Mountain, in the northern reaches of the Santa Cruz Mountains, sits the Monte Bello Winery. In sight of the sea when the fog allows, built into the black-molded limestone… Read More ›
Spoiler Alert! This post addresses: #Harvest2013 Winemaking Techniques 2010 Monte Bello ~ Press Fractions. Another way in which we extract complexity without adding artificiality. Proceeding from the belief that the grape itself contains within in it all the native complexity… Read More ›