This time of year can be quite a hoot if you’ve got a bit of time for some extra reading; it’s the time of the Top 100s, and they’re already coming. Some of them are humorous, some are ridiculous, some… Read More ›
Blends defined by cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc, petit verdot, etc.
Greetings all! Behold the skinny on that of which I wish to ensuingly speak: What: Ridge Vineyards Wine Bloggers Tasting When: Sunday, September 23rd, 1pm Where: Ridge Vineyards/Monte Bello That’s right, the next edition of the Ridge Vineyards Wine Bloggers Tasting… Read More ›
Today is THE day to visit Lytton Springs! The new Fall Releases are on the tasting bar … 2009 Monte Bello, “Another utterly magnificent, towering masterpiece from Ridge” -98 points, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate … the spirit of 50 years is… Read More ›
As we speak, the Ridge Vineyards winemakers – Paul Draper, Eric Baugher, John Olney — are engaged in a Live Virtual Tasting … … sharing their impressions of four new releases: the 2010 Ponzo Vineyards Zinfandel, the 2010 Lytton Springs, the 2010… Read More ›
I always look forward to tasting with Paul. He’s not just the winemaker, he’s a fan! Which means you never know what you’re going to end up tasting & pouring, but you know it’s always going to be fascinating and… Read More ›
This time of year is both exciting and bemusing; ripe with anticipation, and fraught with perplexation. The new Fall Releases are on their way, and we’re beginning to taste them with some degree of regularity. But we don’t really know… Read More ›