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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]
January 6, 2014 12:00 PM
Decanter 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]
December 3, 2013 10:26 AM
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]
November 20, 2013 3:23 PM
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]
November 4, 2013 12:27 PM
In 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]
October 29, 2013 2:00 PM
On 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]
October 10, 2013 10:26 AM
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]
October 3, 2013 1:47 PM
On 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]
September 11, 2013 9:15 AM
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]
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]