News From Ridge Vineyards

The Decanter Interview: Paul Draper

October 3, 2013 1:47 PM
The Decanter Interview: Paul DraperOn 27 September 2013, Decanter.com posted the interview of Ridge winemaker Paul Draper by Jeannie Cho Lee MW originally published in the July 2013 issue. A brief excerpt follows: "In March this year, Draper was named the 2013 Winemakers’ Winem... [More]

Food & Wine Magazine Names Lytton Springs a Best California Winery to Visit

September 11, 2013 9:15 AM
Food & Wine Magazine Names Lytton Springs a Best California Winery to Visit  The October issue of Food & Wine Magazine spotlights the 75 Best California Wineries to Visit, citing "California has thousands of winery tasting rooms, but the 75 here offer new and unforgettable experiences."  Amongst that list is o... [More]

Paul Draper nominated for Person of the Year by Wine Enthusiast

September 3, 2013 9:15 AM
Paul Draper nominated for Person of the Year by Wine EnthusiastRidge 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]

2011 Lytton Estate Petite Sirah (94 pts) sell sheet and shelf talker available

August 27, 2013 12:00 PM
2011 Lytton Estate Petite Sirah (94 pts) sell sheet and shelf talker available2011 Lytton Estate Petite Sirah - 94+ points from Vinous Media's Antonio Galloni The third vintage of this wine from our estate vineyard in Dry Creek Valley is now ready for release and comes with a terrific review from Antonio Galloni. "The 2011 Pe... [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]

Wine & Spirits: 2010 Merlot Estate to be highlighted in October issue

July 29, 2013 12:50 PM
Wine & Spirits: 2010 Merlot Estate to be highlighted in October issueIn 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

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]

Washington Times reviews the Ridge Spring 2013 Release

July 11, 2013 10:00 AM
Washington Times reviews the Ridge Spring 2013 ReleaseWriting 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: "Locate... [More]

Wine Advocate: 2003 Monte Bello receives 94-plus points from Robert Parker

July 2, 2013 10:28 AM
Wine Advocate: 2003 Monte Bello receives 94-plus points from Robert ParkerIn 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]

Wine Enthusiast: 2011 Three Valleys (91 pts.) is an Editors' Choice

June 21, 2013 8:00 AM
Wine Enthusiast: 2011 Three Valleys (91 pts.) is an Editors' ChoiceOur 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]