Post Summary: 4488: A Ridge Blog celebrates the launch of the Ridge Vineyards 2013 Holiday Offerings by pledging to prepare each of the six signature Wine & Food pairings featured in the 2013 Ridge Vineyards Holiday Feast. Haiku & Hi-jinks… Read More ›
All things chardonnay, and/or blends based on chardonnay.
August First Friday can be a great deal of fun. Why? There are no shipments in August, so it’s tabla rasa as regards selecting wines to showcase. So what to do, what to do, what to do? Well … got… Read More ›
Every once in a while, we pull a rabbit out of the hat. This wine, is that hat. ~ Some of you may know it; possibly by direct experience, most only by rumor. It’s a summer wine, so if you’ve… Read More ›
There are four people from whom I learned what it means to be a man in this world. What it means to be a man, and how to be a man. One of them is imaginary: Rick, from the movie… Read More ›
Today is Friday. Thus, a week from today is First Friday. Thus, a week from today is the first opportunity for members and their guests to enjoy a sampler of new spring releases in their “official” New Release raiment. On… Read More ›
I just had the rather most lovely opportunity to prepare, taste and share a particularly singular line-up of Ridge wines … … Singular for a few reasons: –The new, not-yet-released 2010 Monte Bello Chardonnay –The new, only-just-bottled 2011 Lytton Springs –The… Read More ›
Yesterday was a Wine & Food Tasting day on the mountain, and that makes Pappy happy. The goal? Select three wines, and three pairings. Our culinary compatriots for the event? The very fine chefs from Bash. My co-tasters? The Depth-Chargedly-Groovy Hospitality Team… Read More ›