Just wanted to take a quick moment to let everyone know what will be on the special Summer Wine Series Tasting Flights for the remainder of the month. See below for specs: Summer Wine Series Offerings for Saturdays in… Read More ›
All things related to visiting and tasting at Monte Bello & Lytton Springs.
So, now that I’ve FINALLY stopped laughing, I can compose myself enough to tell you a very funny tale: Our warehouse staff has been doing a little housecleaning this month, going through old boxes of old records and whatnot, and… Read More ›
Well, we’ve quite quite an interesting flight on for this weekend, and in all honesty, I really wanted to find a title for this post that would allow me to play off “The Rumble In The Jungle” with a viticultural… Read More ›
A Decant Rant? -or- An Aeration Disputation? -or- A Breathe Seethe? -or- To Decant Or Not To Decant?
I suspect I’m chiming in on this a bit late, as the article ran on May 6th, but has anyone out there read this? http://www.latimes.com/features/food/la-fo-wineair6-2009may06,0,5231460.story This is an article about decanting wine, and the effect aeration has (pr perhaps doesn’t… Read More ›
We’ve got a great selection of wines on our tasting flights this weekend, and I thought I’d just run through a few of the wines on offer that I’m particularly looking forward to tasting and to showcasing: 2007 Geyserville “As we blind-tasted,… Read More ›
First, the facts: My compatriots for this edition of RIDGE In The Round were Peter Yaninek, Sam Howles-Banerji, Zani Nesvacil, and Karen Cai; all esteemed members of the Monte Bello Tasting Room Staff. The wine we immersed ourselves in was… Read More ›
We’re looking particularly forward to this weekend’s tasting menu, as we’ll be pouring the new 2006 Santa Cruz Mountains Estate for the first time since our Spring Release Weekend! Featuring 19 parcels worth of Monte Bello fruit, in a blend… Read More ›