News From Ridge Vineyards

2012 Geyserville receives 93 points (Stephen Tanzer)

May 22, 2014 10:31 AM
2012 Geyserville receives 93 points (Stephen Tanzer)In the May 2014 issue of Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, our 2012 Geyserville received 93 points from reviewer Josh Raynolds. "Inky purple.  A heady, exotically perfumed bouquet displays scents of dark berry liqueur, potpourri, smok... [More]

Executive Wine Seminars: 1994 Monte Bello receives 92 points

May 22, 2014 10:04 AM
Executive Wine Seminars: 1994 Monte Bello receives 92 pointsThe Executive Wine Seminar recently conducted a retrospective tasting of 1994 California Cabernets and the Ridge 1994 Monte Bello received 92 points. "Fairly deep color.  Restrained aromatics force us to pay close attention. What we do get is a... [More]

91 Points for 2012 East Bench

May 6, 2014 10:27 AM
91 Points for 2012 East Bench  The 2012 East Bench has earned 91 points and a great review by Stephen Tanzer's Winophilia "From an outstanding vintage, the 2012 Zinfandel East Bench Dry Creek Valley displays powerful aromas of blackberry, cherry compote, vanilla and woodsm... [More]

Wine Spectator: 90 points for 2012 Paso Robles Zinfandel

April 17, 2014 11:30 AM
Wine Spectator: 90 points for 2012 Paso Robles ZinfandelIn the 16 April 2014 issue of Wine Spectator Insider (subscription required for Insider newsletter), the 2012 Paso Robles Zinfandel earned 90 points and a great review by Tim Fish: "An old-school style, briary and full of zesty fruit. The aromas of ... [More]

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]

Ridge 2014 Spring Releases now available

April 1, 2014 8:00 AM
Ridge 2014 Spring Releases now availableOur Spring 2014 national releases are now available. Wine info: 2012 Chardonnay Estate: consumer | trade 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate: consumer | trade 2011 Merlot Estate: consumer | trade 2012 Geyserville: consumer | trade 2012 East Bench Zinfand... [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]