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 ›
All things Monte Bello.
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 ›
Be you Creationist or Atheist; City Mouse or Country Mouse; Teetotaler or Three-total-er; Lapsed, Reformed, or Reborn; or Cynic, Ascetic, or Prophetic; be you the Science Guy or Our Lady of the Various Sorrows, it’s awful hard to deny the divine… Read More ›
#CabernetDay is but a mere few days away, and I’ve got the Lady of the Lavender Mist on my mind. I may be in the minority with this sentiment, but to me, Cabernet is a nighttime grape; Cabernet Nocturne. And Monte Bello is the Duke… 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 ›
As we close in on the beginnings of #Harvest2012 (‘Round and ’round and ’round she goes, when will she start? Nobody knows!), sampling becomes an ever-more earnest and vital business. With ever-increasing frequency and intensity, and with an ever-escalating sense… 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 ›