News From Ridge Vineyards

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]

Washington Post: Ridge Vineyards labels go full disclosure

May 7, 2013 12:00 PM
Washington Post: Ridge Vineyards labels go full disclosureOn 7 May 2013, Dave McIntyre of the Washington Post posted an article about our new ingredient labeling. "Ridge Vineyards, one of California’s premier wineries, recently announced that beginning with the 2011 vintage, its labels will list ingr... [More]

the drinks business: Ridge Opts For Ingredient Labeling

April 10, 2013 11:38 AM
the drinks business: Ridge Opts For Ingredient LabelingIndustry magazine the drinks business covers the winery's voluntary ingredient labeling. Ridge Vineyards has opted for ingredient labeling to promote its non-interventionist approach and encourage greater transparency in winemaking. All the wines fr... [More]

Paul Draper Crowned the 2013 Winemakers' Winemaker at ProWein

March 26, 2013 9:37 AM
Paul Draper Crowned the 2013 Winemakers' Winemaker at ProWein  The award was presented at a ceremony at ProWein in Düsseldorf by Jean-Michel Valette MW, chairman of the Institute of Masters of Wine. Recognising outstanding achievement in the field of winemaking, the award is now in its third year. R... [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]

Drinks International: World's Most Admired Wine Brands 2013

March 21, 2013 4:12 PM
Drinks International: World's Most Admired Wine Brands 2013Drinks International picks Ridge as one of the World's Most Admired Wine Brands in their March 2013 issue. "Ridge is the US’s most admired wine brand, a triumph its owners will doubtless ascribe to their commitment to ‘pre-industrial&rsq... [More]

SF Chronicle: The missing ingredient in wine

October 10, 2012 12:00 PM
SF Chronicle: The missing ingredient in wineSan Francisco Chronicle wine editor Jon Bonné delves into the thorny topic of ingredient labeling and discusses Ridge’s pioneering stance with winemaker Paul Draper. Several Ridge wines to be released in 2013 will have ingredients listed... [More]

NY Times: Vintner With Nothing to Hide Finds That Few Are Looking

October 5, 2012 10:00 AM
NY Times: Vintner With Nothing to Hide Finds That Few Are LookingOn 4 October 2012, Eric Asimov wrote about our upcoming ingredient labels that we will be introducing next year: "Ridge Vineyards posted ingredient information on its Web site for its 2010 wines, and will list ingredients on bottles of its nationall... [More]

Santa Cruz Mountains wines' dual inspirations (SF Chronicle)

August 29, 2012 10:51 AM
Santa Cruz Mountains wines' dual inspirations (SF Chronicle)San Francisco Chronicle wine editor Jon Bonné writes about the dual identity of the Santa Cruz Mountains AVA: the Bordeaux and Burgundy inspirations for wineries in this viticultural area. "The land that Ridge Vineyards would ultimately own wa... [More]

Fall Releases virtual tasting video now available

August 27, 2012 12:00 PM
Fall Releases virtual tasting video now availableOur live virtual tasting from Friday 24 August was a success! Please visit http://www.ridgewine.com/DynamicContent/Wholesale/Virtual Tasting.aspx for the virtual tasting if you want to view the archived footage. Thank you very much!   Panel mod... [More]