Fantastic news! Sunset Magazine has just awarded top honors to our 2006 Monte Bello Chardonnay in their Sunset Wine Awards 2009 issue! Here is a snippet of what they wrote: White: Ridge Monte Bello Chardonnay 2006 (Santa Cruz Mountains;… Read More ›
All things chardonnay, and/or blends based on chardonnay.
Dateline: September 23rd. Location: Monte Bello. Occasion: The arrival of the first Cabernet Sauvignon grapes to the winery! And thanks to Agent Sean Yamomoto, you can see the action live on video, or captured for the ages in stills! http://www.ridgewine.com/wholesale/pages/2009-conveyor-4.tml… Read More ›
New Fall Releases: Staff Tasting -or- The Sneak Peak Of The Week! -or- Monte Bello For A Thirsty Fello, Lytton Springs And The Joy That Sings, Pagani Ranch As The Olive Branch, And York Creek, Of Thy Beauty I Speak!
So, myself and a delightful cross-section of esteemed Ridge staff members sat down yesterday to have a tasting of the new Fall Releases, as well as the upcoming September ATP offering. Below, you’ll find photos of the tasting, with my tasting notes… Read More ›
I had the great pleasure of spending Thursday evening at decarolis design & marketing in San Jose as “wine host” for a Wine & Jazz themed event, courtesy of an invitation from Vince DeCarolis, principal and founder of the company…. Read More ›
My Baby Got Sauce -or – The Thrill Of The Grill -or What Do Grilled Salmon And The Ridge Vineyards Santa Cruz Mountains Estate Chardonnay Have In Common?
The answer to the last question in the title of this post is “The sauce I made my missus last night.” Here’s what I made: First off, a beautiful piece of wild caught Alaskan salmon, skin removed. Then garlic. I… Read More ›
93 Is The Magic Number: 2007 Santa Cruz Mountains Estate Chardonnay Receives 93 Points From Wine Spectator!
Well, this is probably a bit anti-climatic now, as I already gave away the punch line in the title of this post, but the new vintage of our Santa Cruz Mountains Estate Chardonnay has received a 93 point rating from… Read More ›