News From Ridge Vineyards

Decanter: 8 exciting California wines worth seeking out - 2010 Monte Bello

March 3, 2014 2:31 PM
Decanter: 8 exciting California wines worth seeking out - 2010 Monte Bello8 exciting California wines worth seeking out The 2010 Monte Bello receives 96 points (19/20) in this panel tasting from Decanter. "If the US had a formal classification of estates or vineyards, such as those in Bordeaux or Burgundy, Ridge would be ... [More]

Decanter: 2010 Estate Cabernet a Top 50 Wine of 2013

January 6, 2014 12:00 PM
Decanter: 2010 Estate Cabernet a Top 50 Wine of 2013Decanter Top 50 Wines of The Year Our Ridge 2010 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is one of Decanter's Top 50 Wines of 2013 with an 18.5/20 point score (95/100). "Great structure and precision, with deep cassis and black cherry fruit, cedar and forest-floo... [More]

The Decanter Interview: Paul Draper

October 3, 2013 1:47 PM
The Decanter Interview: Paul DraperOn 27 September 2013, Decanter.com posted the interview of Ridge winemaker Paul Draper by Jeannie Cho Lee MW originally published in the July 2013 issue. A brief excerpt follows: "In March this year, Draper was named the 2013 Winemakers’ Winem... [More]

Decanter: Paul Draper interview

June 7, 2013 10:00 AM
Decanter: Paul Draper interviewThe 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]

Decanter: Ridge Vineyards backs full disclosure on labels

May 13, 2013 11:09 AM
Decanter: Ridge Vineyards backs full disclosure on labelsDecanter magazine reports on the winery's decision to move to voluntary ingredient labeling. "California's Ridge Vineyards has thrown its weight behind full disclosure of ingredients on wine labels, beginning with its 2011 vintage.From its 2011 vint... [More]

Decanter Wine Legends: Ridge 1970 Monte Bello

May 10, 2013 10:42 AM
Decanter Wine Legends: Ridge 1970 Monte BelloThe Ridge 1970 Monte Bello is a Decanter Wine Legend in their March 2013 issue. "Although it was the 1971 that dazzled tasters at Steven Spurrier's celebrated Judgment of Paris tasting in 1976, Draper himself always preferred the 1970. When he was n... [More]

Ridge at the Decanter Asia Wine Awards

October 24, 2012 10:00 AM
Ridge at the Decanter Asia Wine AwardsFour of our wines win accolades from the Decanter Asia Wine Awards: 2009 Monte Bello, 2009 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010 Estate Chardonnay, 2010 Geyserville. Read more at DecanterChina.com. Wine info: 2009 Monte Bello: consumer info | trade info 2... [More]

Decanter: Ridge's Historic Vineyards

August 23, 2012 10:09 AM
Decanter: Ridge's Historic VineyardsAge shall not weary them. Decanter Magazine features The Historic Vineyard Society in their September 2012 issue.  "When it comes to vines, older can often mean better. So much so that there is now a society dedicated to recording and preserving... [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]

Ridge Monte Bello featured in May Decanter Magazine

June 11, 2012 9:43 AM
Ridge Monte Bello featured in May Decanter MagazineRidge Monte Bello makes the May 2012 cover of Decanter Magazine which includes a 19.5 point score for the 2008 Monte Bello.   Download the Full Article Here (Decanter May 2012.pdf 2.53 mb)