What a wonderful thing to have the opportunity to be thankful for, the opportunity to write another Things I’m Thankful For post! I began this tradition in 2009, when 4488: A Ridge Blog was not yet even a year old,… Read More ›
Spoiler Alert: This post is about Friday Night’s Virtual Tasting! ~ Greetings, this is Brian Oeno, reporting from the future. ~ Got your Tasting Mat? http://www.ridgewine.com/images/acrobat/fall2013-tasting-mat.pdf Check. Saved the Live Stream Link? http://www.livestream.com/ridge_wine Check. Got wine? 2010 Ridge Vineyards Lytton… Read More ›
I Almost Can’t Even Say It. But Here Goes … A 5 liter bottle of 1982 Monte Bello Is Opening!!! Right Now!!!
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 ›
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 ›
7 lines of text. 7 lettered lines of text. Thus went Ridge into Ingredient Labeling. Letter G. That’s the line. If there is one line of text that has engendered more conversation, and more controversy, than the Letter G Line,… Read More ›