Spoiler Alert! This post is about First Friday. First Friday @ Monte Bello Date: 10/4/2013, 4-7pm And little chocolate cakes. And Dynamite Hill Petite Sirah. Given my position at Ridge, it’s pretty much inevitable that I spend a great deal… Read More ›
A place to share tasting notes on Ridge wines.
First, the facts: –We are about to release the 2010 Monte Bello. –You can be amongst the first to try this highly-anticipated – highly-regarded new vintage by attending our upcoming Fall Release Celebrations this weekend and next. –Today is #CabernetDay…. Read More ›
Every once in a while, we pull a rabbit out of the hat. This wine, is that hat. ~ Some of you may know it; possibly by direct experience, most only by rumor. It’s a summer wine, so if you’ve… Read More ›
Live Wine Blogging Haiku, from #WBC13, Friday, June 7th … (Live Wine Blogging, the SpeedDating/SpeedTasting hysteria that is inevitably one of the most challenging and memorable components of any Wine Bloggers Conference. A constant fierce parade of wine producers crashing… Read More ›
We’ve been fortunate to have great cause for discussion of late, as regards the 2011 Geyserville, courtesy of a recent honorific bestowed by the Quarterly Review of Wines: CO-BEST OF SHOW 2011 Ridge Geyserville, Sonoma County 2011 Ridge Geyserville, Sonoma… Read More ›
An honest-to-goodness treat today; the opportunity to taste a genuine rarity: the 2001 Ridge Vineyards Lytton Springs. I tasted with my colleague Sam Howles-Banerji. We opened, we double-decanted, we poured, we smelled … Indian food. I couldn’t think of anything… Read More ›