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]

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]

Wine Spectator Featured Winemaker: Paul Draper

October 29, 2013 2:00 PM
Wine Spectator Featured Winemaker: Paul DraperOn 29 October 2013, the Wine Spectator published MaryAnn Worobiec's profile of Ridge winemaker Paul Draper who was in New York City for the annual Wine Experience event. "The respected California winemaker has presided over 44 vintages and was one o... [More]

Ridge profiled in ZbBz Magazine (August 2013)

October 10, 2013 10:26 AM
Ridge profiled in ZbBz Magazine (August 2013)In the August 2013 issue of Singapore magazine ZbBz, writer Cher Lim profiles Ridge Vineyards and winemaker Paul Draper. "Now almost 45 years after joining Ridge Vineyards, Draper remains its chief winemaker. Of course, he is now also the CEO and ow... [More]

The Decanter Interview: Paul Draper

October 3, 2013 1:47 PM
The Decanter Interview: Paul DraperOn 27 September 2013, Decanter.com posted the interview of Ridge winemaker Paul Draper by Jeannie Cho Lee MW originally published in the July 2013 issue. A brief excerpt follows: "In March this year, Draper was named the 2013 Winemakers’ Winem... [More]

Paul Draper nominated for Person of the Year by Wine Enthusiast

September 3, 2013 9:15 AM
Paul Draper nominated for Person of the Year by Wine EnthusiastRidge winemaker Paul Draper nominated for Wine Enthusiast's Person of the Year for their 2013 Wine Star Awards. "The pioneering winemaker behind Ridge Vineyards, Draper is a forward thinking icon in the industry, known for his noninterventionist app... [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]

Decanter: Paul Draper interview

June 7, 2013 10:00 AM
Decanter: Paul Draper interviewThe July 2013 issue of Decanter magazine has an interview with Ridge winemaker Paul Draper written by Jeannie Cho Lee MW. To read the full interview, locate a hard copy (on newsstands 6 June 2013) or order a back issue from Decanter.com. Update: To r... [More]