We’ve just completed the second round of the Monte Bello Assemblage Tasting, and the blend is in! It was quite a remarkable tasting; somewhat unique in its architecture, as compared to some past editions, in that it was essentially divided… Read More ›
Ridge Vineyards is adding ingredients to its back labels. ~ ~ “Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.” –… Read More ›
We don’t do a great many events in any given year up here on our mountain, so when we do stage them, we try to thoroughly imbue them with all the passion and gravitas our four-sizes-that-day wine-hearts can muster. Our… Read More ›
I love the deeply ritualized pre-event mysterioso mojo of a wine happening about to happen. It’s sort of the beatific inversion of a haunting; walking the halls with the ghosts that have yet to sing; all that life yet to… Read More ›
The Knights Of The Ridge Table Ride A Plumed Horse Into The Culinary Kingdom -or- Winemaker Dinner at The Plumed Horse, Tonight!
Two great artisan enterprises: The Plumed Horse & Ridge Vineyards. Two great craftspeople: Chef Peter Armellino & Winemaker Eric Baugher. One great night. Tonight. Dig this: Smoked Wild Salmon tomato fondue tartlette, caviar creme friache 2011 Ridge Vineyards Estate Chardonnay ~ Day… Read More ›