Ever wondered what we mean when we talk about “building” a wine? Curious as to what “sub-parcel” harvesting is? Interested in the secrets behind how minimum intervention complexity is made possible? Ever wondered what the difference is between Lytton Springs… Read More ›
Varietals & Blends
Discussions and comments about specific varietals and/or blends.
2009 Ridge Vineyards Lytton Estate Syrah It is with great pleasure that I announce the arrival of the new vintage of our Lytton Estate Syrah! This is a much-anticipated wine every year, and early tastings of the ’09 have made… Read More ›
And what a year it’s been! So rich with memories, adventures, tales and tastes; can it really be a mere 12 months ago that we were first tasting the 2008 Lytton Estate Syrah? It could be a lifetime ago, and… 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 ›
Out with the Champys???? Surely you jest, oh lover of Champys, I query myself. Yes, it’s true. I have waxed ad naus in re Champys, and my selfsame affection for, and this is WHY … I say out with it…. Read More ›
Post Summary: 4488: A Ridge Blog celebrates the launch of the Ridge Vineyards 2013 Holiday Offerings by highlighting each of the six signature Wine & Food pairings featured in the 2013 Ridge Vineyards Holiday Feast. This post constitutes In Which… Read More ›