News From Ridge Vineyards

Decanter: Ridge is one of the Santa Cruz Mountains Hidden Treasures

August 22, 2012 3:21 PM
Decanter: Ridge is one of the Santa Cruz Mountains Hidden Treasures  It is home to one of America's most famed producers, yet the Santa Cruz Mountains remain relatively isolated and unknown. More's the pity says Jon Bonné as he uncovers the appellation's other star names in this featured article in Deca... [More]

Ridge's Monte Bello Included in Wine & Spirits Terroir Top 100

August 17, 2012 9:44 AM
Ridge's Monte Bello Included in Wine & Spirits Terroir Top 100  The Fall 2012 issue of Wine & Spirits Magazine spotlights our Monte Bello vineyard as one of the world's top terroir-driven vineyard sites.  "Some wines transport us to another place.  They make us believe that the earth, the su... [More]

Celebrate Cabernet Day with Three Decades of Monte Bello

August 14, 2012 12:44 PM
Celebrate Cabernet Day with Three Decades of Monte Bello  As part of our Cabernet Day celebration, we will be featuring a very special library tasting at both our Monte Bello & Lytton Springs wineries, on Thursday August 30th.  The tasting is billed as "Three Decades of Monte Bello" and wil... [More]

Ridge Named One of California's Top Chardonnay Producers

June 21, 2012 11:15 AM
Ridge Named One of California's Top Chardonnay ProducersWine Spectator has named Ridge one of California's Top Chardonnay Producers (July 2012) "That Ridge is successful with both Cabernet and Chardonnay from its perch in the Santa Cruz Mountains is a singular accomplishment. The Monte Bello Chardonnay i... [More]

2011 Monte Bello Assemblage Complete

June 11, 2012 12:20 PM
2011 Monte Bello Assemblage CompleteOur winemaking team has finalized the assemblage of the 2011 Monte Bello.   Enough time has now passed for some settling to occur, and we are tasting the lots regularly to track quality. Albeit unofficial until sit-down assemblage tastings in F... [More]

Ridge Monte Bello featured in May Decanter Magazine

June 11, 2012 9:43 AM
Ridge Monte Bello featured in May Decanter MagazineRidge Monte Bello makes the May 2012 cover of Decanter Magazine which includes a 19.5 point score for the 2008 Monte Bello.   Download the Full Article Here (Decanter May 2012.pdf 2.53 mb)

7 Ridge Wines Receive Great Reviews from the Wine Advocate

August 1, 2011 10:33 AM
7 Ridge Wines Receive Great Reviews from the Wine AdvocateA bevy of great reviews from Antonio Galloni at The Wine Advocate (August 2011, Issue 196)! 2008 Monte Bello (97+ pts.) 2009 Lytton Springs (95 pts.), 2008 Chardonnay Monte Bello (95 pts.) 2009 Estate Chardonnay (95 pts.), 2009 Geyserville (94 p... [More]

Ridge Vineyards and Paul Draper profiled in Quarterly Review of Wines

July 1, 2010 2:17 PM
Ridge Vineyards and Paul Draper profiled in Quarterly Review of WinesRidge Vineyards and Paul Draper are profiled in the Summer 2010 issue of Quarterly Review of Wines by Eleanor and Ray Heald. Download two-page article                  

Monte Bello Tasting Notes by SF Chronicle Wine Editor Jon Bonné

March 9, 2010 4:19 PM
Monte Bello Tasting Notes by SF Chronicle Wine Editor Jon BonnéSan Francisco Chronicle wine editor Jon Bonné provides Monte Bello tasting notes (9 March 2010) after summarizing our recent retrospective tasting (8 March 2010) in his blog "The Cellarist." Blog entry (tasting notes) | Blog entry (event summa... [More]

Dr. Vino Blogs about Ridge, Paul Draper and Monte Bello

March 9, 2010 4:07 PM
Dr. Vino Blogs about Ridge, Paul Draper and Monte BelloDr. Vino blogs about Ridge, Paul Draper, Monte Bello and the recent retrospective tasting (9 March 2010). Read article at DrVino.com