News From Ridge Vineyards

How to Out-Bordeaux Bordeaux in Silicon Valley (WSJ)

March 25, 2013 9:46 AM
How to Out-Bordeaux Bordeaux in Silicon Valley (WSJ)Jay McInerney reports on a recent wine dinner at Restaurant Daniel in NYC, attended by winemaker Paul Draper. Ironically, Ridge Monte Bello, the Cabernet-based wine that some of us believe resembles old-school Bordeaux more than most of what's being... [More]

95 points for 2009 Monte Bello and Winery of the Year (Connoisseur's Guide)

December 3, 2012 11:30 AM
95 points for 2009 Monte Bello and Winery of the Year (Connoisseur's Guide)95 points (***) from the December 2012 issue of Connoisseur's Guide for our 2009 Monte Bello! "Ridge has quietly been making world-class Cabernets for some forty years and, from the beginning, they have been balanced wines that have emphasized beauty... [More]

2009 Monte Bello is one of the Top 100 Wines of the West (SF Chronicle)

December 3, 2012 11:00 AM
2009 Monte Bello is one of the Top 100 Wines of the West (SF Chronicle)Our 2009 Monte Bello is one of the San Francisco Chronicle's Top 100 Wines of the West. "Quite simply, one of the best California Cabernet-based wines I've ever had." -Jon Bonné Read article at SFGate.com Wine info: consumer | trade

Great scores from International Wine Cellar - 96 points for 2009 Monte Bello

November 14, 2012 2:45 PM
Great scores from International Wine Cellar - 96 points for 2009 Monte BelloFive of our wines garnered 90+ point scores in the November-December 2012 issue of Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, including 96 points for the 2009 Monte Bello. 2009 Monte Bello (96 pts.) info: consumer | trade 2009 Estate Merlot (91 pts... [More]

2009 Estate Cabernet: a Wine Enthusiast Top 100

November 13, 2012 1:52 PM
2009 Estate Cabernet: a Wine Enthusiast Top 100With a 95-point score, our 2009 Estate Cabernet is one of the Top 100 Cellar Selections from Wine Enthusiast magazine (December 2012 issue). Read article and view the PDF list at winemag.com Wine info: consumer | trade

Wine Spectator: 95 points for Ridge 2009 Monte Bello

October 16, 2012 9:10 AM
Wine Spectator: 95 points for Ridge 2009 Monte BelloFrom the upcoming November 15, 2012 issue, a 95-point review from James Laube: "Taut and structured, with cedar-laced currant, dark berry and dried berry notes joining a mix of minerally fresh earth and tobacco flavors, offering a wide range of tight... [More]

Santa Cruz Mountains wines' dual inspirations (SF Chronicle)

August 29, 2012 10:51 AM
Santa Cruz Mountains wines' dual inspirations (SF Chronicle)San Francisco Chronicle wine editor Jon Bonné writes about the dual identity of the Santa Cruz Mountains AVA: the Bordeaux and Burgundy inspirations for wineries in this viticultural area. "The land that Ridge Vineyards would ultimately own wa... [More]

German language Vinum magazine highlights Ridge in their special California issue

August 28, 2012 2:01 PM
German language Vinum magazine highlights Ridge in their special California issueRidge Vineyards is highlighted in a special California supplement to the German language Vinum magazine (July-August 2012 issue). Includes a review of our 2008 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon (in German). Download a printable PDF (in German) GzD_VINUM_PLUS... [More]

Fall Releases virtual tasting video now available

August 27, 2012 12:00 PM
Fall Releases virtual tasting video now availableOur live virtual tasting from Friday 24 August was a success! Please visit http://www.ridgewine.com/DynamicContent/Wholesale/Virtual Tasting.aspx for the virtual tasting if you want to view the archived footage. Thank you very much!   Panel mod... [More]

Decanter: Ridge is one of the Santa Cruz Mountains Hidden Treasures

August 22, 2012 3:21 PM
Decanter: Ridge is one of the Santa Cruz Mountains Hidden Treasures  It is home to one of America's most famed producers, yet the Santa Cruz Mountains remain relatively isolated and unknown. More's the pity says Jon Bonné as he uncovers the appellation's other star names in this featured article in Deca... [More]