News From Ridge Vineyards

Sunset: Ridge East Bench Zin - 100 New Reasons to Love the West

May 28, 2013 3:29 PM
Sunset: Ridge East Bench Zin - 100 New Reasons to Love the WestIn the "100 New Reasons to Love the West" feature in the June 2013 issue of Sunset magazine, our 2011 East Bench is one of the zinfandels mentioned. "Late last century, many Zinfandels—the West's very own lovely, dark-berried, barbecue-loving ... [More]

Decanter: Ridge Vineyards backs full disclosure on labels

May 13, 2013 11:09 AM
Decanter: Ridge Vineyards backs full disclosure on labelsDecanter magazine reports on the winery's decision to move to voluntary ingredient labeling. "California's Ridge Vineyards has thrown its weight behind full disclosure of ingredients on wine labels, beginning with its 2011 vintage.From its 2011 vint... [More]

QRW: Ridge 2011 Geyserville is Best of Show

May 13, 2013 10:47 AM
QRW: Ridge 2011 Geyserville is Best of ShowOur Ridge 2011 Geyserville is voted Co-Best of Show in QRW's 29th Best of the Best in California Zinfandels. "Soft, spicy, textured, concentrated, with strawberry-cherry flavors and elegant finish. Delicious!" To view the full article at QRW, click... [More]

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]

92 points for Ridge 2011 Estate Chardonnay (California Grapevine)

May 1, 2013 11:54 AM
92 points for Ridge 2011 Estate Chardonnay (California Grapevine)In the May 2013 issue of California Grapevine, our 2011 Estate Chardonnay scored 92 points. To read the full review, click here. Wine info: Consumer | Trade

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]