Yes, our Lytton Springs & Monte Bello Tasting Rooms are open this Easter Sunday. (11am-4pm) No, we will not be offering Palate-Cleanser Peeps. Yes, our staff will be prepared to offer expert suggestions on wines to pair with Easter dinner…. Read More ›
Launchin’ a lil’ bit of a fun new thing here at Ridge Vineyards this weekend: a new Featured Wine highlight! The gist is this: each week, we’ll be tasting through potential weekend offerings, and debating out how things are showing,… Read More ›
In the Zone with the Bone on SpeakerPhone, settin’ skills on Hone, takin’ the Throne on Loan from the Combat Zone, and Prone to Condone the Rhone! Meaning, one of my all-time favorite Ridge releases is due to unveil its new vintage in… Read More ›
The 2006 Lytton Estate Zinfandel, a very limited-production estate zin comprised of fruit from several very select parcels within the boundaries of the Lytton Springs vineyards, was released to ATP members-only earlier this month, but it’s about to come into… Read More ›
We’ve got a great selection of wines on our tasting flights this weekend, and I thought I’d just run through a few of the wines on offer that I’m particularly looking forward to tasting and to showcasing: 2007 Geyserville “As we blind-tasted,… Read More ›
Wines are living, breathing things that have mood swings and stages, good days and not-so-good-days, happy days and cranky days, and just as in the example above, showing a wine at an inappropriate time can not only damage its sales in the short term, but it can do long-term reputational damage as well.