August 14, 2015 3:54 PM
In the California 2015 supplement to Decanter magazine's September issue, the 2012 Monte Bello earns a 96 point score and a great review:
"Powerful, rich, and very structured and layered, this has wonderfully pure fruit and the highest tannins since... [More]
July 9, 2015 9:52 AM
Ridge 2011 Monte Bello the top wine with a 95 point score
On 8 July 2015, Decanter posted an article about a recent masterclass tasting at Decanter's London headquarters. Judgement of Paris organizer Steven Spurrier moderated the June 2015 tas... [More]
June 16, 2015 10:50 AM
Decanter Magazine has released the results of their winemaker survey. The survey posed a variety of questions to 133 leading winemakers around the world. One of the questions asked was which producers do you most admire. The results were consolidated... [More]
March 3, 2014 2:31 PM
8 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]
January 6, 2014 12:00 PM
Decanter 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]
October 3, 2013 1:47 PM
On 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]
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]
May 13, 2013 11:09 AM
Decanter 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]
May 10, 2013 10:42 AM
The 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]
October 24, 2012 10:00 AM
Four 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.
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