News From Ridge Vineyards

Wine Spectator: 2011 Petite Sirah Lytton Estate 92 pts.

March 4, 2014 9:00 AM
Wine Spectator: 2011 Petite Sirah Lytton Estate 92 pts.Wine Spectator California Rhones Our Ridge 2011 Lytton Estate Petite Sirah earns a 92 point score and a great review in the 31 March 2014 issue of Wine Spectator magazine. "A fresh fruit and pure berry expression of Petite, with flavors of raspberry... [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]

2010 Monte Bello is one of the Year's Best Cabernets, 96 pts. (Wine & Spirits Magazine)

November 20, 2013 3:23 PM
2010 Monte Bello is one of the Year's Best Cabernets, 96 pts. (Wine & Spirits Magazine)The Ridge 2010 Monte Bello receives a 96-point score and is one of the Year's Best Cabernets in the December 2013 issue of Wine & Spirits magazine. The full review follows: "Eric Baugher and Paul Draper select this wine from 58 acres at Monte Be... [More]

California Grapevine highly recommends Ridge fall zinfandels

November 4, 2013 12:27 PM
California Grapevine highly recommends Ridge fall zinfandelsIn the November 2013 issue (Vol. 39) of California Grapevine, our three nationally distributed Fall Release zinfandels were all highly recommended by the reviewers. 2011 Lytton Springs (91 points) Wine info: consumer | trade 2011 Pagani Ranch Zinf... [More]

93 points for 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate in Wine & Spirits (August 2013)

August 20, 2013 12:00 PM
93 points for 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate in Wine & Spirits (August 2013)Our 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate garners 93 points and a wonderful review in the August 2013 issue of Wine & Spirits magazine. Full review follows: "Scents of lemon, vanilla and salt air rush through this young chardonnay, a cool mountain wine... [More]

Vinous Media: Great reviews from Antonio Galloni (July 2013)

July 24, 2013 1:00 PM
Vinous Media: Great reviews from Antonio Galloni (July 2013)An eye-popping nineteen great reviews (all 90 points or higher) from Vinous Media's Antonio Galloni of our wines, including most of the Spring 2013 releases: 2010 Monte Bello: 97+ pts. Info: consumer | trade 1995 Monte Bello: 97 pts. Info: consumer ... [More]

Tasting Panel: 90 points for 2011 Estate Chardonnay

June 18, 2013 9:45 AM
Tasting Panel: 90 points for 2011 Estate ChardonnayIn the June 2013 edition of The Tasting Panel, writer Anthony Dias Blue reviews our 2011 Estate Chardonnay and awards it 90 points: "Intense, rich and ripe with smooth minerals and creamy texture; dense, juicy and balanced with lovely style." To se... [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]