News From Ridge Vineyards

One Man’s Quest to Reveal What’s Actually in Your Favorite Wines (Wired)

July 8, 2014 11:02 AM
One Man’s Quest to Reveal What’s Actually in Your Favorite Wines (Wired)On 8 July 2014, Wired features an article by Christopher Null about wine ingredient labeling and how Paul Draper is spearheading this topic. "Consumers have largely been left in the dark about what’s really inside the bottle. Not everyone is ... [More]

Top 100 Wines of 2013 features Ridge 2010 Monte Bello (SF Chronicle)

December 3, 2013 10:26 AM
Top 100 Wines of 2013 features Ridge 2010 Monte Bello (SF Chronicle)On 2 December 2013, the San Francisco Chronicle published their annual list of Top 100 Wines which features the 2010 Monte Bello. "Paul Draper is now the rare vintner opting for full disclosure on cellar work. Here he reveals a smidgen of deacidific... [More]

the drinks business: Paul Draper: Great wines are made with very straightforward techniques

June 20, 2013 10:41 AM
the drinks business: Paul Draper: Great wines are made with very straightforward techniquesOn 20 June 2013, UK trade periodical the drinks business published Paul Schmitt's profile of winemaker Paul Draper and his non-interventionist's approach to winemaking: "Each year the Institute of Masters of Wine and the drinks business honour an ex... [More]

Underground Wine Letter: Attention All Wine Consumers: Ingredient Labeling Is Here!

June 3, 2013 1:58 PM
Underground Wine Letter: Attention All Wine Consumers: Ingredient Labeling Is Here!On 22 May 2013, John Tilson wrote about Ridge's new ingredient labeling for the Underground Wine Letter: "Ridge Vineyards, with a 50 year history of making balanced, food friendly, non manipulated wines, has forged to the front in also providing inf... [More]

NY Times: If Only the Grapes Were the Whole Story

May 31, 2013 11:00 AM
NY Times: If Only the Grapes Were the Whole StoryOn 30 May 2013, New York Times wine writer Eric Asimov wrote: "The first question might be: Why are wineries so reluctant to document what goes into their wines? Ingredient labeling is voluntary, and very few wineries have stepped up. Bonny Doon Vin... [More]

Steve Heimoff: TTB ducks more precise ABV rules in new labeling law

May 31, 2013 10:00 AM
Steve Heimoff: TTB ducks more precise ABV rules in new labeling lawOn 30 May 2013, Steve Heimoff blogged about our label ingredients commitment: "Ridge famously became the first California winery to commit to truth-in-labeling last month, with CEO/winemaker Paul Draper arguing that his winery would henceforth 'inc... [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]

Washington Post: Ridge Vineyards labels go full disclosure

May 7, 2013 12:00 PM
Washington Post: Ridge Vineyards labels go full disclosureOn 7 May 2013, Dave McIntyre of the Washington Post posted an article about our new ingredient labeling. "Ridge Vineyards, one of California’s premier wineries, recently announced that beginning with the 2011 vintage, its labels will list ingr... [More]

the drinks business: Ridge Opts For Ingredient Labeling

April 10, 2013 11:38 AM
the drinks business: Ridge Opts For Ingredient LabelingIndustry magazine the drinks business covers the winery's voluntary ingredient labeling. Ridge Vineyards has opted for ingredient labeling to promote its non-interventionist approach and encourage greater transparency in winemaking. All the wines fr... [More]

SF Chronicle: The missing ingredient in wine

October 10, 2012 12:00 PM
SF Chronicle: The missing ingredient in wineSan Francisco Chronicle wine editor Jon Bonné delves into the thorny topic of ingredient labeling and discusses Ridge’s pioneering stance with winemaker Paul Draper. Several Ridge wines to be released in 2013 will have ingredients listed... [More]