If you’re interested in perusing an interesting and contemporary set of tasting notes on Monte Bello vintages from 1992, 1994, and 1996, you can take a virtual stroll over to the Spirit of ’76 website and have a read; the… Read More ›
Wonderful news! Elin McCoy, wine writer for Bloomberg.com, has just released a Top 10 Wines of 2009 List, and guess what’s on it? The 1989 Monte Bello! “Filled with lush cassis and earth flavors, this has an elegant balance (13.5… Read More ›
Are you familiar with The Underground Wine Letter? If not, I heartily recommend it to anyone with an interest in fine wine. It’s written by John Tilson, who is a much revered (and rightly so!) collector of, and commentator upon,… Read More ›
There is a wonderful interview with our very own Paul Draper in yesterday’s The Huffington Post, and given that there has been a lot of talk in the press quite recently about natural winemaking, I think some of Paul’s answers here… Read More ›
Gang Of Pour Opens The Door On Two+Four! -or- Gang Of Pour Reviews 6 New Ridge Releases! -Or- Donley The Astonishing!
Gang of Pour, they of the “Nunquam Spuemus” motto, and guardians of perhaps the deepest arsenal of Ridge tasting notes in existence, have recently weighed in on some new Ridge releases (quite favorably, I might add!), courtesy of a visit from… Read More ›
Ridge For Thanksgiving! -or- Ridge Wine In The News! -or- An Admittedly Boastful Post, Full Of Bi-Coastal Toasts!
Well, I must say, it’s been a rather nice week in the news for Ridge, and I’m very happy to see that our holiday appeal appears to be bi-coastal, in that both the New York Times and the San Francisco… Read More ›
A Vinogra-Thanks! -or- Biography Of A Vinography Choreography! -or- How The Wines Were Placed At Vinography.com!
Just a quick nod of thanks to Alder Yarrow and Vinography.com for the very positive assessments of our wines at the Wine & Spirits Top 100 Event. I’m particularly happy to see the 2005 Monte Bello receiving such high praise,… Read More ›
“Welcome to the fight.” Do you recognize that quote? Actually, the real line was “Welcome back to the fight.” But I don’t know for sure if Asimov was in the fight to begin with, and if he was, I don’t know that… Read More ›