Regarding the 2007 Jimsomare . . . There’s a new Jimsomare in the wings, and accordingly, we’ve been receiving a great many queries about this storied, highly-anticipated, and very limited-production wine. So I decided to put some thoughts down:… Read More ›
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Yet another update on our upcoming Jimsomare Virtual Vertical: Melissa Baker, Tasting Room Manager at Ridge Lytton Springs, has very kindly offered to host a parallel Virtual Vertical Tasting of Jimsomare on Twitter! The whole event will take place, as… Read More ›
You may remember a recent post in which the 1974 Ridge Vineyards Fiddletown Zinfandel was the primary topic of discussion. (You can find it here). Although I received some wonderful back-history on this rare offering in the course of assembling… Read More ›
The First Official Ridge Vineyards Jimsomare Designation Virtual Vertical! August 7th, 8th, & 9th So, the Jimsomare Virtual Vertical is officially ON! With a few modifications … See below for the Problem/Solution Matrix: Problem: It’s been very difficult to… Read More ›
Amy Monroe is a serious and well-educated wine drinker. And in addition to being an esteemed member of the Ridge Monte Bello staff, she also writes a column on wine for the San Francisco Bay Guardian. AND, without any provocation… Read More ›
Let me just give you a little context for this particular Monte Bello tasting. In 1977, women dressed like this: Men dressed like this: We listened to this: or this: This man was president: And this man: who would go… Read More ›
So, it’s time for another edition of RIDGE In The Round, and in keeping with my currently obsessive focus on Carignane, the RIDGE Round Table reviews the new 2007 RIDGE Vineyards Buchignani Ranch Carignane, which was the ATP Wine Program… Read More ›