News From Ridge Vineyards

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]

Parker's Wine Advocate Scores 2009 Monte Bello 98 Points

August 31, 2012 1:50 PM
Parker's Wine Advocate Scores 2009 Monte Bello 98 Points  The August 2012 edition of the Wine Advocate has just been published and it includes reviews of Ridge's current releases.  The new set of reviews is punctuated by a... 98 point score for the 2009 Monte Bello, and a 93+ point score for ... [More]

Parker's Wine Advocate scores '09 Monte Bello 98 points

August 31, 2012 1:01 PM
 Parker's Wine Advocate scores '09 Monte Bello 98 pointsThe August 2012 edition of the Wine Advocate has just been published and it includes reviews of Ridge's current releases.  The new set of reviews is punctuated by a 98 point score for the 2009 Monte Bello, and a 93+ point score for the 2010 Lytt... [More]

Great Ridge reviews from International Wine Report

August 31, 2012 10:00 AM
Great Ridge reviews from International Wine ReportThe International Wine Reports (September 2012) reviews a number of our wines including 2009 Monte Bello (97+ pts.), 2009 Estate Cabernet (93+ pts.), 2010 Geyserville (93 pts.), 2010 Lytton Springs (91 pts.), and 2010 Paso Robles Zinfandel (90 pts.).... [More]

Ridge Fall 2012 Export Newsletter available

August 29, 2012 12:01 PM
Ridge Fall 2012 Export Newsletter availableOur Fall 2012 Ridge Report covers the challenging 2010 zinfandel harvest from the perspectives of David Gates (VP of Vineyard Operations) and winemaker John Olney. David Amadia (VP of Sales & Marketing) writes about the 111-year old "mixed black"... [More]