Readers of this blog may recall that I have a fondness for reviewing all the pleasantly unusual search engine terms that have -intentionally or otherwise- led visitors to these virtual pages. Over the years, I have offered up many lists… Read More ›
Excerpted from a recent Live Virtual Tasting, Paul Draper discusses high alcohol in wine, California’s 1997 vintage, and the secret philosophy behind how Ridge has maintained quality and consistency over 50+ years. Join Paul and the production team for another… Read More ›
Ever wondered which classic Monte Bello vintage our winemaking team thinks most resembles the current release? Ever wondered which vintage of Monte Bello VP of Vineyard Operations David Gates wishes he had more of? Ever wondered what winemaker Eric Baugher… 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 ›