News From Ridge Vineyards

Vinography highlights Ridge in Santa Cruz Mountains cabernet profile

October 24, 2014 11:45 AM
Vinography highlights Ridge in Santa Cruz Mountains cabernet profileOn 23 October 2014, Alder Yarrow at Vinography.com published "Bay Area Bordeaux: Tasting Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernets" and highlights our winery: "Ridge's Montebello bottling long ago put to rest any questions about that grape's potential in the r... [More]

A pair of 94 point scores from International Wine Report

October 14, 2014 2:19 PM
A pair of 94 point scores from International Wine ReportBoth our 2011 Monte Bello red blend and 2011 Monte Bello Chardonnay received wonderful reviews and 94 point scores from Joe D'Angelo at the International Wine Report. Ridge 2011 Monte Bello Online review (September 2014) Wine info: consumer | trade ... [More]

Ridge: 2015 Winery of the Year (Wine & Spirits)

September 22, 2014 10:00 AM
Ridge: 2015 Winery of the Year (Wine & Spirits)Wine & Spirits magazine proclaims Ridge as a 2015 Winery of the Year Join us on Tuesday 21 October 2014 at the 11th Annual Top 100 Tasting at City View at METREON, San Francisco, California. 4:30pm trade/media, 6:30pm public We will be pouring 20... [More]

Wonderful reviews of Ridge Estate Cab and Estate Merlot (Wine & Spirits)

September 10, 2014 8:41 AM
Wonderful reviews of Ridge Estate Cab and Estate Merlot (Wine & Spirits)The October 2014 issue of Wine & Spirits magazine reviews two Spring Release wines from our estate vineyards. 2011 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon: "... a pretty classic Santa Cruz Mountains cabernet, shot through with cassis aromas, bright acidity an... [More]

Two excellent zin reviews from Connoisseurs' Guide

September 2, 2014 11:11 AM
Two excellent zin reviews from Connoisseurs' GuideTwo excellent reviews from the September 2014 issue of Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine, including a 90-point score for the Ridge 2012 Three Valleys. Here's an excerpt from that wine's review: "Deep, clean-as-can-be, ripe-berry fruit is teamed... [More]

Fall 2014 wholesale releases now shipping

September 1, 2014 11:05 AM
Fall 2014 wholesale releases now shippingRidge Fall 2014 wholesale releases - AVAILABLE NOW 2011 Monte Bello 2012 Lytton Springs 2012 Lytton Estate Petite Sirah 2012 Pagani Ranch Zinfandel For more information about the Fall 2014 wholesale release (backgrounders, pre-sell sheets, etc.), c... [More]

Sunset Magazine Spotlights Zinfandel, Picks East Bench

August 3, 2014 11:01 PM
Sunset Magazine Spotlights Zinfandel, Picks East Bench  In the August issue of Sunset Magazine, Wine Editor Sara Schneider presents a wonderful 8 page article spotlighting California zinfandel and picking our 2012 East Bench zinfandel as one of her favorites zins. It's hard to believe today, but ... [More]

One Man’s Quest to Reveal What’s Actually in Your Favorite Wines (Wired)

July 8, 2014 11:02 AM
One Man’s Quest to Reveal What’s Actually in Your Favorite Wines (Wired)On 8 July 2014, Wired features an article by Christopher Null about wine ingredient labeling and how Paul Draper is spearheading this topic. "Consumers have largely been left in the dark about what’s really inside the bottle. Not everyone is ... [More]

Wonderful reviews from Antonio Galloni at Vinous Media

July 8, 2014 10:58 AM
Wonderful reviews from Antonio Galloni at Vinous MediaOn 7 July 2014, Vinous Media published a slew of great Ridge reviews by Antonio Galloni as part of his article on the Santa Cruz Mountains. He also reviewed many of our Sonoma County zinfandels as well. Current Releases: 2012 Chardonn... [More]

Ridge Named the Best Winery in America by The Daily Meal

July 2, 2014 2:31 PM
Ridge Named the Best Winery in America by The Daily Meal  Ridge has been named the Best Winery in America by the Daily Meal. The online publication The Daily Meal has compiled a list of the top 101 wineries in America and we're honored to have been selected as number one. Click here to view the art... [More]