News From Ridge Vineyards

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]

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