September 3, 2013 9:15 AM
Ridge 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]
August 20, 2013 12:00 PM
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]
July 29, 2013 12:50 PM
In the upcoming October 2013 issue of Wine & Spirits magazine, the 2010 Merlot Estate will be one of the highlights. Full review text coming soon!
Wine info: consumer | trade
July 24, 2013 1:00 PM
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]
July 11, 2013 10:00 AM
Writing for the Washington Times, Duane Pemberton has posted a number of reviews of our spring releases, including the nationally distributed Estate Merlot, Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, plus Geyserville, East Bench, and Paso Robles Zinfandels:
July 2, 2013 10:28 AM
In Issue 207 (27 June 2013) of the Wine Advocate, Robert Parker does a followup review of our 2003 Monte Bello and gives it 94-plus points.
"Out of barrel as well as post-bottling I liked this wine a lot, and it has changed very little from when I l... [More]
June 21, 2013 8:00 AM
Our 2011 Three Valleys scores 91 points and is an Editors' Choice in the August 2013 issue of Wine Enthusiast magazine:
"Ridge hews to a leaner, lower alcohol style than most California wineries these days, resulting in wines that aren’t block... [More]
June 20, 2013 10:41 AM
On 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]
June 18, 2013 4:08 PM
Chef Bobby Flay served Ridge 2008 Geyserville as part of an official dinner in California hosted by President Barack Obama honoring Chinese President Xi Jinping. The Today Show reports:
Celebrity chef Bobby Flay cooked up dinner for not one, but two... [More]
June 18, 2013 9:45 AM
In 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]