If you’re not yet a Monte Bello Collector member, now might REALLY be a good time to just take that plunge. Why? It’s the Final Assemblage Tasting this weekend, and if you sign up NOW, you can still attend! What… Read More ›
Varietals & Blends
Discussions and comments about specific varietals and/or blends.
Elvis on Ed Sullivan. Jimi Hendrix playing The Star Spangled Banner at Woodstock. The publishing of Kerouac’s On The Road. The publication of “The Autobiography of Malcolm X” The staging of Ridgely Torrence’s “Three Plays for a Negro Theatre.” The… Read More ›
We very recently presented a live virtual tasting of our new Spring Releases, with winemakers Eric Baugher (VP of Winemaking/Monte Bello) and John Olney (VP of Winemaking/Lytton Springs) weighing in on the new vintages. Moderated by David Amadia (VP of Sales and Marketing), the… Read More ›
There is a gentleman who works for Ridge Vineyards by the name of Chris Seguin. He once referred to himself as a “Boondock Saint.” But he is neither a bar in New Orleans, nor an Irish vigilante. Nor is a he a… Read More ›
And a translation: Impenetrably rich and deep aubergine and mulberry tones in the belly, with a glistening violaceous halo encircling, pooling below medium to heavy legs evidencing a slightly decadent viscosity. Succulent plum-esque aromatics laced with the honey-toned co-fermented viognier… Read More ›