Post Summary: 4488: A Ridge Blog celebrates the launch of the Ridge Vineyards 2013 Holiday Offerings by pledging to prepare each of the six signature Wine & Food pairings featured in the 2013 Ridge Vineyards Holiday Feast. Haiku & Hi-jinks… Read More ›
Stories about, or suggestions for, wines and special occasions!
I Almost Can’t Even Say It. But Here Goes … A 5 liter bottle of 1982 Monte Bello Is Opening!!! Right Now!!!
I’m almost too trembly to type. This is too much for me. The names, the places, the wine …. Ah, it’s too much! No, it’s not. I can do this. Ok, here goes … Michael Madrigale. Ah! Wow, Michael Madrigale…. Read More ›
Full disclosure, this post is in fact a long and winding road towards examining questions of Ageability and Zinfandel. I hope you read it. But if you’d rather just let Jameson Fink tell it to you in his deliciously Without… Read More ›
Are you an “aspirational” wine consumer? What drives your selections? Price Break to Quality? Cult of Personality? Philosophy? Exclusivity? Reputation? Ratings? Follow contemporary marketing-speak at all, and you’ll hear a great deal about “aspirational.” Aspirational brands, aspirational shopping, aspirational strategies,… Read More ›
That’s right, it’s true, we’ve been picking Cabernet Sauvignon from the Monte Bello Vineyards, can you believe it??? This has been a truly unbelievable harvest already, and it’s only the 10th day of September! The Vineyard and Winery Teams have… Read More ›