Websites can be a blessing, websites can be a curse. For a producer such as Ridge –with a long history, deep library, and philosophy-first aesthetic– a website is both a challenge and an opportunity. How best to chronicle a cornucopia… Read More ›
Tag Archive for ‘viognier’
As the intensities of Harvest begin to fade into the now-falling rains, time affords a new exhilaration of contemplation; time to think, to ponder, to reflect … Time to sort through a furor of chronicle for the esoterica that slipped through un-memorialized… Read More ›
Grapedate 10.20.12. Final Crush. Monte Bello Winery. – With today’s arrival of viognier, zinfandel, and petite sirah, we officially come to Final Crush at the Monte Bello Winery. Uva no mas.
Some Follow-Up On The Viognier Question: Co-Fermentation and the 2005 Ridge Vineyards California Syrah Lytton West
You may remember a post from a couple weeks ago regarding Syrah and Viognier: http://ridgewine.wordpress.com/2009/05/07/hurrah-syrah-or-to-blend-or-not-to-blend-the-viognier-question/ The post was sparked by a comment on WestCoastWineNet indicating that someone felt that one should never blend Viognier with quality Syrah. I had the opportunity… Read More ›
So, I was doing some reading on West Coast Wine Net recently (which, if you’ve not yet had a look at this site, is something I highly recommend doing!), and I fell into reading a series of comments and observations debating… Read More ›