ARRIVAL IN AMERICA; EARLY 1900’s The Demostene family has a long history in Healdsburg, and in the wine industry. It began when Manuel Demostene and Abele Ferrari both arrived separately from Italy in the early 1900’s. Their paths had not… Read More ›
All things Zinfandel, and/or blends based on Zinfandel.
As you may have read, this was our earliest start to the zinfandel harvest on record. Given that we have 52 years of experience with the varietal, that is most certainly a notable detail. So it should come as no… Read More ›
#Harvest2015 has started here at Ridge and it is the earliest we’ve ever picked zinfandel over our five decade history with the grape (our first zinfandel was in 1964). The dry, warm weather we had from February through April led… Read More ›