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 ›
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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 new ATP wine has arrived on shore from the blustery viticultural seas! And yes, I admit that’s a weirdly inappropriate nautical metaphor, but a swashbuckling wine like this deserves … well … an eyepatch! All tomfoolery aside, this really… Read More ›
Around The Word With Ridge Wine -or- How A 1989 Bradford Mountain Traveled From Maui, to Washington, to Texas, and to Tennessee, And How It’s Tasting Now! (Hint: Great!)
I’ve received another one of THOSE e-mails again, one of those great, wonderful, touching, inspiring, gratifying e-mails in which someone shares an amazing story about one of our wines. These time, a lovely customer by the name of Marti is… Read More ›
2002 Monte Bello (375 ml) 10.23.09 Appearance: Deep black ruby with a rich, strawberry limn. Fairly notably viscous, with short, thick, slo-to-medium speed legs …. Aromatics: Surprisingly generous offering of mid-tone red fruits, cherry and red plum in particular. Strong sandalwood… 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 ›
Preparing for a vertical of two, A decade separating their debut. Delicious Monte Bello cabernet, And I in search of something fine to say. I sit before two perfect crystal glasses, reflecting on my luck amongst the masses. Peculiar, that… 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 ›