I was fortunate enough to attend last year’s Wine Blogger’s Conference, and I was fortunate for many reasons, chief among them being that the conference was held in the great city of Portland. Knowing I was Portland-bound, I advance-queried some… Read More ›
Wine talk that knows no boundry.
In Part II of our 2013 Ridge Vineyards Sommelier Symposium Video Series, you’ll join our Somms as they experience Sonoma’s famed Radoux Cooperage. We at Ridge are quite well-known for our attention to our barrel program, and the close relationships… Read More ›
It’s remarkable sometimes, working at a winery, the way one has one’s two feet in two such different worlds. On the one, you’re urban. You’re working a business, you’re ringing sales, you’re running machinery, you’re online, you’re messaging, you’re connected…. Read More ›
Within the borders of Wine’s Metaphysical Country is a complexity of filigree and trellis; a latticework of weft and skein and weave; a many-tendril’d meshwork made of crossroad laid on crossroad, linked to crossroad. Art meets science here as the… Read More ›
The 2013 Ridge Vineyards Sommelier Symposium: It Was The Best Of Times The 2013 Ridge Vineyards Sommelier Symposium began on Monday, May 20th, just shy of 9am, on the Monte Bello Crush Pad, under a glowing Santa Cruz Mountains sun…. Read More ›