I have had my eyes opened, I have been awakened, I have found enlightenment. As if, in days of old, an old Rinzai Master had koan’d me to the point of insensibility, and then suddenly shocked me into awareness with… Read More ›
It’s my mom’s birthday today, which is why I’ve waited until January 2nd to conclude this Holiday Feast Video Series. For a great many, the Holidays end no later than January 1st, but in my family, we wrap on the… Read More ›
Excerpted from a recent Live Virtual Tasting, Paul Draper discusses high alcohol in wine, California’s 1997 vintage, and the secret philosophy behind how Ridge has maintained quality and consistency over 50+ years. Join Paul and the production team for another… Read More ›
Gargling With Monte Bello ~or~ Christopher Prepares The Holiday Feast: Part V, section III: The Grand Finale!
And in the wine-dark night of your trembling soul you must ask yourself: Have you gargled Monte Bello over steaming loin of venison? ~ Post Summary: 4488: A Ridge Blog celebrates the launch of the Ridge Vineyards 2013 Holiday Offerings… Read More ›
*Spoiler Alert! This post chronicles the deployment of a Venn Diagram in the service of tasting one of our very special 2013 Holiday Packs: “From Our Library!” ~ Often, when considering NEW wine releases, with ostensibly LONG developmental trajectories, I… Read More ›