This is going to be a GREAT weekend; a weekend of celebrations, introductions, and reunions: Celebrating 50 years of Ridge Vineyards! Introducing the New Fall Releases! Welcoming back Pizza Politana & Real Time! – That’s right, 50 harvests for Ridge Vineyards. Can you… Read More ›
All things cabernet sauvignon, and/or blends based on cabernet sauvignon.
#CabernetDay is but a mere few days away, and I’ve got the Lady of the Lavender Mist on my mind. I may be in the minority with this sentiment, but to me, Cabernet is a nighttime grape; Cabernet Nocturne. And Monte Bello is the Duke… Read More ›
VERY SPECIAL #CabernetDay tasting at #RidgeVineyards! See all those hashmarks in the post title? That’s social-media speak right there, that is! And what is #CabernetDay? #CabernetDay is a date & time synchronized, WORLDWIDE, human-universal, mojo-interactive, spirit-joyful celebration of this most legendary of varietals; a happening… 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 ›
Picture Captain Kyle Theriot, high up in the crow’s nest of the good ship Monte Bello, –actually, Monte Bello viticulturist Kyle Theriot, high up in the cab of his truck– his tri-corner cocked jauntily against the brisk sea breezes, –actually, his… Read More ›