It’s a ritual I always look very forward to; the tastings in which we consider possible release schedules for upcoming ATP wines. Why? Because I really, really, really love our ATP program. Want proof? When I was first hired by… Read More ›
Ever wanted to ask winemaker Paul Draper a direct question about “wild” yeast? Ever thought it’d be nice to discuss submerged caps with winemaker Eric Baugher? Ever wondered aloud as to how winemaker John Olney feels about pump-overs? Well, now’s… Read More ›
Perhaps you’ve read Part I. (located here.) But perhaps the answer still eludes you. You’ve received a clue: The Winemaker’s Ring is not ALL that happens twice … But still, the mystery unsolved. – The wines: 2009 Ridge Vineyards Estate Merlot… Read More ›
Greetings all! Behold the skinny on that of which I wish to ensuingly speak: What: Ridge Vineyards Wine Bloggers Tasting When: Sunday, September 23rd, 1pm Where: Ridge Vineyards/Monte Bello That’s right, the next edition of the Ridge Vineyards Wine Bloggers Tasting… Read More ›
If you wish a little nudge to get you into your excitedly anticipatory place in advance of this evening’s Virtual Winemaker Tasting, check out this behind the scenes footage from this morning’s wholesale edition … (for best video results, please… Read More ›
Tonight’s the night, we’ll make history … – This is it folks, let the lantern of history shine on the mountain of the mojo of the magic of the vine! And say unto yourself, “Self, I feel it’s time you asked… Read More ›
Why You Should Do Something Special On April 13th, Like Joining Us For the Virtual Winemaker Tasting!
Because it’s the day that Handel’s Messiah had its World Premiere. Because it’s the day the Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded. Because it’s Samuel Beckett’s birthday. Because it’s Al Green’s birthday. Because it’s the day Hank Aaron made his… Read More ›