News From Ridge Vineyards

Bloomberg TV: Ridge highlighted in Pudao Wines interview

April 3, 2014 11:14 AM
Bloomberg TV: Ridge highlighted in Pudao Wines interviewPudao Wines General Manager Marcus Ford discusses China’s wine market and the growing tastes of the Chinese consumers. He speaks to Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg Television’s “On The Move Asia.” The Ridge 2010 Monte Bello is on... [More]

Drinks International: World's Most Admired Wine Brands 2014

March 27, 2014 10:24 AM
Drinks International: World's Most Admired Wine Brands 2014In March 2014, UK-based Drinks International released their list of the World's Most Admired Wine Brands and Ridge Vineyards is ranked at #11, the top rated American winery. Marcel Orford-Williams, buyer for the Wine Society, said the winery provide... [More]

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]

Decanter: 2010 Estate Cabernet a Top 50 Wine of 2013

January 6, 2014 12:00 PM
Decanter: 2010 Estate Cabernet a Top 50 Wine of 2013Decanter Top 50 Wines of The Year Our Ridge 2010 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is one of Decanter's Top 50 Wines of 2013 with an 18.5/20 point score (95/100). "Great structure and precision, with deep cassis and black cherry fruit, cedar and forest-floo... [More]

Top 100 Wines of 2013 features Ridge 2010 Monte Bello (SF Chronicle)

December 3, 2013 10:26 AM
Top 100 Wines of 2013 features Ridge 2010 Monte Bello (SF Chronicle)On 2 December 2013, the San Francisco Chronicle published their annual list of Top 100 Wines which features the 2010 Monte Bello. "Paul Draper is now the rare vintner opting for full disclosure on cellar work. Here he reveals a smidgen of deacidific... [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]

Wine Spectator Featured Winemaker: Paul Draper

October 29, 2013 2:00 PM
Wine Spectator Featured Winemaker: Paul DraperOn 29 October 2013, the Wine Spectator published MaryAnn Worobiec's profile of Ridge winemaker Paul Draper who was in New York City for the annual Wine Experience event. "The respected California winemaker has presided over 44 vintages and was one o... [More]

Ridge profiled in ZbBz Magazine (August 2013)

October 10, 2013 10:26 AM
Ridge profiled in ZbBz Magazine (August 2013)In the August 2013 issue of Singapore magazine ZbBz, writer Cher Lim profiles Ridge Vineyards and winemaker Paul Draper. "Now almost 45 years after joining Ridge Vineyards, Draper remains its chief winemaker. Of course, he is now also the CEO and ow... [More]