Well, I must say, it’s been a rather nice week in the news for Ridge, and I’m very happy to see that our holiday appeal appears to be bi-coastal, in that both the New York Times and the San Francisco… Read More ›
Discussions and comments about specific varietals and/or blends.
A new ATP wine has arrived on shore from the blustery viticultural seas! And yes, I admit that’s a weirdly inappropriate nautical metaphor, but a swashbuckling wine like this deserves … well … an eyepatch! All tomfoolery aside, this really… Read More ›
A Vinogra-Thanks! -or- Biography Of A Vinography Choreography! -or- How The Wines Were Placed At Vinography.com!
Just a quick nod of thanks to Alder Yarrow and Vinography.com for the very positive assessments of our wines at the Wine & Spirits Top 100 Event. I’m particularly happy to see the 2005 Monte Bello receiving such high praise,… Read More ›
“Welcome to the fight.” Do you recognize that quote? Actually, the real line was “Welcome back to the fight.” But I don’t know for sure if Asimov was in the fight to begin with, and if he was, I don’t know that… Read More ›
Any time Wine, Food, and Big Sur show up in the same sentence, I’m bound to be a very happy, happy guy. And all three of these stars will soon be in both linguistic and physio-realistic alignment, so if you… Read More ›
Around The Word With Ridge Wine -or- How A 1989 Bradford Mountain Traveled From Maui, to Washington, to Texas, and to Tennessee, And How It’s Tasting Now! (Hint: Great!)
I’ve received another one of THOSE e-mails again, one of those great, wonderful, touching, inspiring, gratifying e-mails in which someone shares an amazing story about one of our wines. These time, a lovely customer by the name of Marti is… Read More ›
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 ›
2002 Monte Bello (375 ml) 10.23.09 Appearance: Deep black ruby with a rich, strawberry limn. Fairly notably viscous, with short, thick, slo-to-medium speed legs …. Aromatics: Surprisingly generous offering of mid-tone red fruits, cherry and red plum in particular. Strong sandalwood… Read More ›
Over at Purple Liquid: A Wine And Food Diary, our 2005 Lytton West Syrah recently came in first place in a blind tasting of international Syrahs. This is a great blog in general, and this particular post is a wondrous read if… Read More ›