Monte Bello is a storied locale. There is no getting around it. It’s where Ridge began. The first vintage was 1962. It’s 2011 now. That’s a lot of years to be making wine, and a lot of years to be hosting people… Read More ›
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Simply can’t resist the temptation to share this; personally, I think it’s just brilliant, and one of the best, most relevant contemporary treatises on all things related to –pick your term(s) de riguer– “natural” winemaking; “non-interventionism”; “sustainability”; “minimum impact”; “biodynamism”;… Read More ›
Not sure if you can tell from my rickety-raggedy ‘ol 8mm B & W, but it’s a BEAUTIFUL day on the mountain! p.s. did you spot the clue that exposes my grift?
From one of our great friends at the Astoria Wine Group comes proof yet again that, fundamentally, Monte Bello causes true love. Monte Bello; it’s the Viticultural Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Genie in the Bottle, The Magic Lamp; not so much Kevin Costner’s… Read More ›
Here is the view from up on the knoll at Monte Bello, Saturday AM: Fog And here it is on Sunday! What a difference a day makes!