July 29, 2015 4:16 PM
A dozen great reviews (all 94 points or higher) from Vinous Media's Antonio Galloni of our wines, including last year (vintage 2011) and this year's Monte Bello (vintage 2012) releases and a perfect 100 point score for the 1974 vintage:
January 6, 2015 9:32 AM
The International Wine Report has included our Monte Bello Chardonnay in their top 100 of 2014!
Here is what the International Wine Report had to say about our 2011 Monte Bello Chardonnay:
"The 2011 Monte Bello Chardonnay immediately grabs your atte... [More]
November 4, 2014 2:00 PM
The recent October 2014 issue of The Wine Advocate contains five 90-plus reviews of our current releases.
Ridge 2012 Three Valleys - 90 points (wine info: consumer | trade | shelf talker)
Ridge 2012 East Bench Zinf... [More]
June 3, 2014 9:15 AM
Our 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]
July 24, 2013 1:00 PM
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]
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]
May 1, 2013 11:54 AM
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
March 25, 2013 9:46 AM
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]
November 14, 2012 2:45 PM
Five 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]
June 21, 2012 11:15 AM
Wine 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]