News From Ridge Vineyards

Fall 2013 national releases now shipping

September 1, 2013 9:30 AM
Fall 2013 national releases now shippingFall 2013 Wholesale Releases are here! To view information on the new fall 2013 wholesale releases, please click here. There are backgrounders, labels, bottle shots, presell sheets, fall newsletter and more! Info on Fall 2013 releases

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]

Wine Advocate: 2003 Monte Bello receives 94-plus points from Robert Parker

July 2, 2013 10:28 AM
Wine Advocate: 2003 Monte Bello receives 94-plus points from Robert ParkerIn Issue 207 (27 June 2013) of the Wine Advocate, Robert Parker does a followup review of our 2003 Monte Bello and gives it 94-plus points. "Out of barrel as well as post-bottling I liked this wine a lot, and it has changed very little from when I l... [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]

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]

95 points for 2009 Monte Bello and Winery of the Year (Connoisseur's Guide)

December 3, 2012 11:30 AM
95 points for 2009 Monte Bello and Winery of the Year (Connoisseur's Guide)95 points (***) from the December 2012 issue of Connoisseur's Guide for our 2009 Monte Bello! "Ridge has quietly been making world-class Cabernets for some forty years and, from the beginning, they have been balanced wines that have emphasized beauty... [More]

2009 Monte Bello is one of the Top 100 Wines of the West (SF Chronicle)

December 3, 2012 11:00 AM
2009 Monte Bello is one of the Top 100 Wines of the West (SF Chronicle)Our 2009 Monte Bello is one of the San Francisco Chronicle's Top 100 Wines of the West. "Quite simply, one of the best California Cabernet-based wines I've ever had." -Jon Bonné Read article at SFGate.com Wine info: consumer | trade

Great scores from International Wine Cellar - 96 points for 2009 Monte Bello

November 14, 2012 2:45 PM
Great scores from International Wine Cellar - 96 points for 2009 Monte BelloFive 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]

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]

Wine Spectator: 95 points for Ridge 2009 Monte Bello

October 16, 2012 9:10 AM
Wine Spectator: 95 points for Ridge 2009 Monte BelloFrom the upcoming November 15, 2012 issue, a 95-point review from James Laube: "Taut and structured, with cedar-laced currant, dark berry and dried berry notes joining a mix of minerally fresh earth and tobacco flavors, offering a wide range of tight... [More]