News From Ridge Vineyards

Two excellent zin reviews from Connoisseurs' Guide

September 2, 2014 11:11 AM
Two excellent zin reviews from Connoisseurs' GuideTwo excellent reviews from the September 2014 issue of Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine, including a 90-point score for the Ridge 2012 Three Valleys. Here's an excerpt from that wine's review: "Deep, clean-as-can-be, ripe-berry fruit is teamed... [More]

Fall 2014 wholesale releases now shipping

September 1, 2014 11:05 AM
Fall 2014 wholesale releases now shippingRidge Fall 2014 wholesale releases - AVAILABLE NOW 2011 Monte Bello 2012 Lytton Springs 2012 Lytton Estate Petite Sirah 2012 Pagani Ranch Zinfandel For more information about the Fall 2014 wholesale release (backgrounders, pre-sell sheets, etc.), c... [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]

Wonderful reviews from Antonio Galloni at Vinous Media

July 8, 2014 10:58 AM
Wonderful reviews from Antonio Galloni at Vinous MediaOn 7 July 2014, Vinous Media published a slew of great Ridge reviews by Antonio Galloni as part of his article on the Santa Cruz Mountains. He also reviewed many of our Sonoma County zinfandels as well. Current Releases: 2012 Chardonn... [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]

Great scores for Ridge Spring 2014 releases (California Grapevine)

June 6, 2014 4:16 PM
Great scores for Ridge Spring 2014 releases (California Grapevine)In the June 2014 issue of California Grapevine, a number of our spring release wines received 90+ point reviews. 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate - 90 points (wine info: consumer | trade ) 2012 Chardonnay Estate - 91 points (wine info: consumer | trad... [More]

One of the World's Great Zinfandels (Men's Journal)

June 6, 2014 3:25 PM
One of the World's Great Zinfandels (Men's Journal)Reviewing for Men's Journal magazine (6 June 2014), Michael Steinberger calls the 2012 Geyserville one of the great wines of the world. Excerpt of review: "The problem with iconic wines – wines that are widely recognized as among the best of t... [More]

Los Angeles Times: 2012 Paso Robles Zinfandel stunningly good

June 5, 2014 9:20 AM
Los Angeles Times: 2012 Paso Robles Zinfandel stunningly goodThe 2012 Paso Robles Zinfandel earned an excellent review from the Los Angeles Times (7 June 2014). "Made from a 90-year-old vineyard in Paso Robles, Ridge Vineyards 2012 "Benito Dusi Ranch" Zinfandel is stunningly good. Though this Zin has 14.8% al... [More]

2012 Chardonnay Estate garners 91 point review from Wine Spectator

June 3, 2014 9:15 AM
2012 Chardonnay Estate garners 91 point review from Wine SpectatorOur 2012 Chardonnay Estate received a glowing 91 point review from James Laube in the 28 May 2014 edition of the Wine Spectator Insider newsletter. "Rich and well-centered, with ripe apple, melon, cedary oak, spice and anise notes that are very... [More]

2012 Geyserville receives 93 points (Stephen Tanzer)

May 22, 2014 10:31 AM
2012 Geyserville receives 93 points (Stephen Tanzer)In the May 2014 issue of Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, our 2012 Geyserville received 93 points from reviewer Josh Raynolds. "Inky purple.  A heady, exotically perfumed bouquet displays scents of dark berry liqueur, potpourri, smok... [More]