Fantastic news! Sunset Magazine has just awarded top honors to our 2006 Monte Bello Chardonnay in their Sunset Wine Awards 2009 issue! Here is a snippet of what they wrote: White: Ridge Monte Bello Chardonnay 2006 (Santa Cruz Mountains;… Read More ›
Over at Purple Liquid: A Wine And Food Diary, our 2005 Lytton West Syrah recently came in first place in a blind tasting of international Syrahs. This is a great blog in general, and this particular post is a wondrous read if… Read More ›
Very nice mention of our new 2007 Paso Robles zinfandel in a San Francisco Chronicle article by Lynne Char Bennett, focusing on this fine central coast wine-growing region. You can read the full article here; our Paso Robles zinfandel is… Read More ›
Bloggus Interruptus -or- Wining and Dining The Balboa Club Way -or- Why I’m Pre-Preparing Pre-Posts Of Previously Posted Postings!
By the time you read this, I’ll be on my way to Los Angeles. I have the great pleasure of hosting a wine dinner at the very, very, very lovely Balboa Bay Club & Resort in Newport Beach Tuesday evening. So I probably… Read More ›
Q: Did Gary Vaynerchuk just compare Ridge Geyserville to Big League Chew? A: Not exactly, but for what I imagine might be the first time ever, Big League Chew and Nerds both came up while discussing the 2006 Ridge… Read More ›
Natural Winemaking -or- Got The Natural Blues? Drink The Natural Reds! -or- The Chronicle Chronicles A Chronicle Of Natural Wines!
Jon Bonné wrote an excellent piece in the San Francisco Chronicle this past Sunday in which he discusses “natural” winemaking. It’s a fascinating topic, and of course a topic of great interest to those of us here at Ridge (Paul Draper in… Read More ›
A little message from California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger: Governor Schwarzenegger Proclaims September 2009 California Wine Month: Vintners and Growers Recognized for Agricultural Tradition and Contributions to the State Sacramento, Calif. — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has declared September… Read More ›
Lovely article in the paper the other day about wine producers in the Santa Cruz Mountains; if you’ve not been to our region, this article might just give you that final push! Very nice nod to Ridge as well. An… Read More ›