Unbelievable! Yes, the work continues. It always does. But for one brief moment at least, let us stop, offer deep bows to the gods, and cry, “Harvest Is Over!!!” The team was in the field yesterday. The grapes were delivered…. Read More ›
2008 Ridge Vineyards Jimsomare Zinfandel One sniff and I know I’m in Jimsomare country; a great and strange place; funkily mystical, mountainously ghosty, soulfully perfect. Jimsomare. This is rarefied juice; pure Black Mountain, the aroma and flavor of another California;… Read More ›
Jimsomare. Amongst friends, fans, followers, and family of Ridge Vineyards, the name is a resonant one. Jimsomare. The vineyard was originally planted by Pierre Klein, an Alsatian who came to California in 1875. In 1888, he purchased 160 acres on Monte Bello… Read More ›
Picture Captain Kyle Theriot, high up in the crow’s nest of the good ship Monte Bello, –actually, Monte Bello viticulturist Kyle Theriot, high up in the cab of his truck– his tri-corner cocked jauntily against the brisk sea breezes, –actually, his… Read More ›
Were you here for our First Friday Jimsomare extravaganza? Then check the photos below to remind yourself of just how much fun it was! And if you weren’t here, check the photos below to sample the magic!