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 ›
Tag Archive for ‘american oak’
Jon Bonné has penned an absolutely wonderful article about Santa Cruz Mountains wines in the San Francisco Chronicle, with a hearty portion of the text devoted to Ridge Vineyards. Here’s how the article begins: Next week, Paul Draper and his… Read More ›
The Oak Wars: French vs. American -or- A Barrel Of Information About American and French Oak -or- More Fun Than A Barrel Full Of Grapes!
It’s one of the more common questions we receive in the tasting room, and it’s certainly one of the most debated questions in the modern wine industry; French Oak vs. American Oak, what’s the story? Google “French Oak versus American… Read More ›