News From Ridge Vineyards

One of the World's Great Zinfandels (Men's Journal)

June 6, 2014 3:25 PM
One of the World's Great Zinfandels (Men's Journal)Reviewing for Men's Journal magazine (6 June 2014), Michael Steinberger calls the 2012 Geyserville one of the great wines of the world. Excerpt of review: "The problem with iconic wines – wines that are widely recognized as among the best of t... [More]

2012 Geyserville receives 93 points (Stephen Tanzer)

May 22, 2014 10:31 AM
2012 Geyserville receives 93 points (Stephen Tanzer)In the May 2014 issue of Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, our 2012 Geyserville received 93 points from reviewer Josh Raynolds. "Inky purple.  A heady, exotically perfumed bouquet displays scents of dark berry liqueur, potpourri, smok... [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]

Washington Times reviews the Ridge Spring 2013 Release

July 11, 2013 10:00 AM
Washington Times reviews the Ridge Spring 2013 ReleaseWriting for the Washington Times, Duane Pemberton has posted a number of reviews of our spring releases, including the nationally distributed Estate Merlot, Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, plus Geyserville, East Bench, and Paso Robles Zinfandels: "Locate... [More]

Today Show: 2008 Geyserville poured at dinner for Presidents Obama and Jinping

June 18, 2013 4:08 PM
Today Show: 2008 Geyserville poured at dinner for Presidents Obama and JinpingChef Bobby Flay served Ridge 2008 Geyserville as part of an official dinner in California hosted by President Barack Obama honoring Chinese President Xi Jinping. The Today Show reports: Celebrity chef Bobby Flay cooked up dinner for not one, but two... [More]

California Grapevine: 91 points for both Geyserville and Paso Robles Zins

June 4, 2013 11:22 AM
California Grapevine: 91 points for both Geyserville and Paso Robles ZinsIn the June 2013 issue of California Grapevine, both our 2011 Paso Robles Zinfandel and 2011 Geyserville scored 91 points. To read the full Geyserville review, click here. To readl the full Paso Robles review, click here. Geyserville wine info: consu... [More]

Connoisseurs' Guide: 95 points (3 stars) for 2011 Geyserville

May 29, 2013 4:08 PM
Connoisseurs' Guide: 95 points (3 stars) for 2011 Geyserville  In the May 2013 issue of Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine, our 2011 Geyserville garners 95 points and three stars. "Another stunner under the Geyserville moniker, this rich, nicely layered offering combines red and black berries wi... [More]

QRW: Ridge 2011 Geyserville is Best of Show

May 13, 2013 10:47 AM
QRW: Ridge 2011 Geyserville is Best of ShowOur Ridge 2011 Geyserville is voted Co-Best of Show in QRW's 29th Best of the Best in California Zinfandels. "Soft, spicy, textured, concentrated, with strawberry-cherry flavors and elegant finish. Delicious!" To view the full article at QRW, click... [More]

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]

Spring 2013 releases info available

March 1, 2013 1:58 PM
Spring 2013 releases info availableGet information (backgrounders, label PDFs, bottle shots, wholesale newsletter, etc.) on our Spring 2013 wholesale releases right here: http://www.ridgewine.com/Wholesale/Releases/Releases-2013 The wines started shipping on April 1st. Archived footag... [More]