This is the third year in a row I’ve had the opportunity to write and present a “Things I’m Thankful For” post on this blog. Each year, on November 23rd, I have sat down in front of the typer and… Read More ›
All things chardonnay, and/or blends based on chardonnay.
To some, it might seem obvious, but perhaps not to all, so I wax today on the subject for the sake of the still un-converted. Chardonnay, especially Ridge Vineyards Chardonnay, pairs EXTREMELY well with the archetypal Thanksgiving (i.e. Autumnal) table…. Read More ›
Normally, finding myself suddenly stuck behind a large, slow-moving vehicle on Monte Bello road is a real drag, but this morning, it was cause for celebration; it was a Ridge Vineyard truck, and on the back? Two gondolas of Chardonnay!
With all the excitement of harvest looming on the horizon, and all the forward looking this involves, it does indeed seem as if a proper “look back” at the Monte Bello Fall Release Event is in order; even though it… Read More ›
Pizza and Wine. Pizza and Wine. Pizza and Wine. I just like to say it. Over and over. In fact, before she was born, I wanted to name my daughter “Pizza”, just so I could spend the rest of my… Read More ›
The second week of our special ten-question series with Paul Draper continues today with question #7! 7- Jancis Robinson has compared Monte Bello Chardonnay to a Grand Cru Burgundy. Were you inspired by the great wines of Burgundy when made your Chardonnay? That is very kind… Read More ›
(spoiler alert: this post is going to end with an opportunity to taste for yourself the chardonnay vertical i’m about to wax poetic on …) Chardonnay and Vertical. Not sure you see those two words together that often. Cabernet &… Read More ›