Today is THE day to visit Lytton Springs! The new Fall Releases are on the tasting bar … 2009 Monte Bello, “Another utterly magnificent, towering masterpiece from Ridge” -98 points, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate … the spirit of 50 years is… Read More ›
All things Zinfandel, and/or blends based on Zinfandel.
The three stages of First Fruit arrival … 1. Anticipation 2. Activation 3. Fruition — And here is winemaker Eric Baugher (seen above, pitchfork in hand, with assistant winemaker Shun Ishikubo) on the quality, character, and experience of #Harvest2012’s First Fruit: “Superb quality,… Read More ›
At just after 7:30pm last night, the Monte Bello winery received a delivery of grapes from the Dusi Ranch, and with that delivery, #Harvest2012 officially begins! Our very own Amy Monroe was on hand to document the dramatic arrival, and as our… Read More ›
And what a day it was yesterday! The sun is shinin’, the weather is sweet, yeah, makes you wanna move those dancin’ feet … Hard to say what was more beautiful, the people, the wine, the food, or the music, but… Read More ›
This is going to be a GREAT weekend; a weekend of celebrations, introductions, and reunions: Celebrating 50 years of Ridge Vineyards! Introducing the New Fall Releases! Welcoming back Pizza Politana & Real Time! — That’s right, 50 harvests for Ridge Vineyards. Can you… Read More ›
As we speak, the Ridge Vineyards winemakers — Paul Draper, Eric Baugher, John Olney — are engaged in a Live Virtual Tasting … … sharing their impressions of four new releases: the 2010 Ponzo Vineyards Zinfandel, the 2010 Lytton Springs, the 2010… Read More ›
I always look forward to tasting with Paul. He’s not just the winemaker, he’s a fan! Which means you never know what you’re going to end up tasting & pouring, but you know it’s always going to be fascinating and… Read More ›