The clippers have come to Monte Bello! Quite a change from last week, no? As for our friend up at Lytton Springs? Nothing like a post-rain Sonoma vinescape! And that, my friends, is your Week 3 with #VineWatch14! As always,… Read More ›
Wine talk that knows no boundry.
It is the birthday of the great Romantic composer Felix Mendelssohn today; he would have been 205 years old. And so we think of his music; myself, I think of the great Songs Without Words. Which is, well-made, a wine;… Read More ›
In the early days of “4488: A Ridge Blog,” the idea never even crossed my mind. Even at Post #1000, it seemed little more than a mirage shimmering in the distance; untouchable, unearthly, unreal. But in recent weeks, it became… Read More ›
Quick Fix: The Zinfandel Experience is this Saturday, and Ridge Vineyards will be there! To jump to event details, just click here: ZAP ~ Ridge Vineyards, when it comes to Zinfandel, ZAP, and the Zinfandel Experience, is not unlike the… Read More ›
There is something uniquely magical about a vineyard in winter, and while Mother Nature has delivered Norther California a decidedly different iteration of the season this year (see: Out, Out, Damn Drought!), the Winter magic is still there, still present,… Read More ›