July 2, 2013 10:28 AM
In Issue 207 (27 June 2013) of the Wine Advocate, Robert Parker does a followup review of our 2003 Monte Bello and gives it 94-plus points.
"Out of barrel as well as post-bottling I liked this wine a lot, and it has changed very little from when I l... [More]
June 21, 2013 8:00 AM
Our 2011 Three Valleys scores 91 points and is an Editors' Choice in the August 2013 issue of Wine Enthusiast magazine:
"Ridge hews to a leaner, lower alcohol style than most California wineries these days, resulting in wines that aren’t block... [More]
June 20, 2013 10:41 AM
On 20 June 2013, UK trade periodical the drinks business published Paul Schmitt's profile of winemaker Paul Draper and his non-interventionist's approach to winemaking:
"Each year the Institute of Masters of Wine and the drinks business honour an ex... [More]
June 18, 2013 4:08 PM
Chef Bobby Flay served Ridge 2008 Geyserville as part of an official dinner in California hosted by President Barack Obama honoring Chinese President Xi Jinping. The Today Show reports:
Celebrity chef Bobby Flay cooked up dinner for not one, but two... [More]
June 18, 2013 9:45 AM
In the June 2013 edition of The Tasting Panel, writer Anthony Dias Blue reviews our 2011 Estate Chardonnay and awards it 90 points:
"Intense, rich and ripe with smooth minerals and creamy texture; dense, juicy and balanced with lovely style."
To se... [More]
June 16, 2013 8:00 AM
Our 2010 Pagani Ranch Zinfandel is awarded 90 points in the 30 June 2013 issue of Wine Spectator.
"Muscular but focused, offering berry pie and dill aromas and flavors that are deep and rich, yet with an appealing core of earthy tannins and bright a... [More]
June 7, 2013 10:00 AM
The July 2013 issue of Decanter magazine has an interview with Ridge winemaker Paul Draper written by Jeannie Cho Lee MW.
To read the full interview, locate a hard copy (on newsstands 6 June 2013) or order a back issue from Decanter.com.
Update: To r... [More]
June 4, 2013 11:22 AM
In the June 2013 issue of California Grapevine, both our 2011 Paso Robles Zinfandel and 2011 Geyserville scored 91 points.
To read the full Geyserville review, click here.
To readl the full Paso Robles review, click here.
Geyserville wine info: consu... [More]
June 3, 2013 1:58 PM
On 22 May 2013, John Tilson wrote about Ridge's new ingredient labeling for the Underground Wine Letter:
"Ridge Vineyards, with a 50 year history of making balanced, food friendly, non manipulated wines, has forged to the front in also providing inf... [More]
May 31, 2013 11:00 AM
On 30 May 2013, New York Times wine writer Eric Asimov wrote:
"The first question might be: Why are wineries so reluctant to document what goes into their wines? Ingredient labeling is voluntary, and very few wineries have stepped up. Bonny Doon Vin... [More]