News From Ridge Vineyards

2012 Chardonnay Estate garners 91 point review from Wine Spectator

June 3, 2014 9:15 AM
2012 Chardonnay Estate garners 91 point review from Wine SpectatorOur 2012 Chardonnay Estate received a glowing 91 point review from James Laube in the 28 May 2014 edition of the Wine Spectator Insider newsletter. "Rich and well-centered, with ripe apple, melon, cedary oak, spice and anise notes that are very... [More]

Vinous Media: Great reviews from Antonio Galloni (July 2013)

July 24, 2013 1:00 PM
Vinous Media: Great reviews from Antonio Galloni (July 2013)An eye-popping nineteen great reviews (all 90 points or higher) from Vinous Media's Antonio Galloni of our wines, including most of the Spring 2013 releases: 2010 Monte Bello: 97+ pts. Info: consumer | trade 1995 Monte Bello: 97 pts. Info: consumer ... [More]

Tasting Panel: 90 points for 2011 Estate Chardonnay

June 18, 2013 9:45 AM
Tasting Panel: 90 points for 2011 Estate ChardonnayIn 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]

92 points for Ridge 2011 Estate Chardonnay (California Grapevine)

May 1, 2013 11:54 AM
92 points for Ridge 2011 Estate Chardonnay (California Grapevine)In the May 2013 issue of California Grapevine, our 2011 Estate Chardonnay scored 92 points. To read the full review, click here. Wine info: Consumer | Trade

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]

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]

Ridge Named One of California's Top Chardonnay Producers

June 21, 2012 11:15 AM
Ridge Named One of California's Top Chardonnay ProducersWine Spectator has named Ridge one of California's Top Chardonnay Producers (July 2012) "That Ridge is successful with both Cabernet and Chardonnay from its perch in the Santa Cruz Mountains is a singular accomplishment. The Monte Bello Chardonnay i... [More]