News From Ridge Vineyards

Ridge's Monte Bello (Mercury News)

March 24, 2015 2:19 PM
Ridge's Monte Bello (Mercury News)Mercury News wine writer Laurie Daniel recently tasted several vintages of Monte Bello and had another opportunity at the Relais & Chateaux GourmetFest in Carmel. Here's an excerpt from her article published 23 March 2015: "Napa Valley has becom... [More]

A Thirsty Pilgrim's Trip to Ridge Monte Bello in Cupertino (SF Chronicle)

March 18, 2015 2:44 PM
A Thirsty Pilgrim's Trip to Ridge Monte Bello in Cupertino (SF Chronicle)  On 18 March 2015, San Francisco Chronicle wine editor Jon Bonné writes about a recent barrel tasting event he attended. Here's an excerpt of his interview with winemaker Paul Draper: “You should see if your piece of land, or wher... [More]

What a Wine Label Won't Tell You (Food & Wine)

February 25, 2015 10:56 AM
What a Wine Label Won't Tell You (Food & Wine)In the March 2015 issue of Food & Wine magazine, Megan Krigbaum writes about wine labels and interviews Paul Draper. Even as food-labeling laws become more stringent, winemakers face no legal requirements to reveal the ingredients in each bottle... [More]

Ridge Lytton Springs highlighted in the Wall Street Journal

December 5, 2014 7:54 AM
Ridge Lytton Springs highlighted in the Wall Street JournalIn her weekly Wall Street Journal column, wine writer Lettie Teague discusses zinfandels that pair well with food and includes the Ridge 2011 Lytton Springs as one of her picks. "Ridge Vineyards and winemaker Paul Draper are equally famous for Zinfa... [More]

Vinography highlights Ridge in Santa Cruz Mountains cabernet profile

October 24, 2014 11:45 AM
Vinography highlights Ridge in Santa Cruz Mountains cabernet profileOn 23 October 2014, Alder Yarrow at Vinography.com published "Bay Area Bordeaux: Tasting Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernets" and highlights our winery: "Ridge's Montebello bottling long ago put to rest any questions about that grape's potential in the r... [More]

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]

Ridge Named the Best Winery in America by The Daily Meal

July 2, 2014 2:31 PM
Ridge Named the Best Winery in America by The Daily Meal  Ridge has been named the Best Winery in America by the Daily Meal. The online publication The Daily Meal has compiled a list of the top 101 wineries in America and we're honored to have been selected as number one. Click here to view the art... [More]

Decanter: 8 exciting California wines worth seeking out - 2010 Monte Bello

March 3, 2014 2:31 PM
Decanter: 8 exciting California wines worth seeking out - 2010 Monte Bello8 exciting California wines worth seeking out The 2010 Monte Bello receives 96 points (19/20) in this panel tasting from Decanter. "If the US had a formal classification of estates or vineyards, such as those in Bordeaux or Burgundy, Ridge would be ... [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]

Paul Draper speaks at the Wine Spectator's Wine Experience

November 1, 2013 1:39 PM
Paul Draper speaks at the Wine Spectator's Wine ExperienceThe following video is from the 2013 Wine Experience in New York City.  Click here to view.