News From Ridge Vineyards

San Francisco Chronicle Picks Geyserville for Thanksgiving

November 11, 2012 10:29 AM
San Francisco Chronicle Picks Geyserville for Thanksgiving  Jon Bonne and the San Francisco Chronicle picked our 2010 Geyserville as their choice for Thanksgiving, citing "Perhaps a classic like the 2010 Ridge Geyserville - its high acidity will be great for the richness of the table."  Looking t... [More]

Ridge at the Decanter Asia Wine Awards

October 24, 2012 10:00 AM
Ridge at the Decanter Asia Wine AwardsFour of our wines win accolades from the Decanter Asia Wine Awards: 2009 Monte Bello, 2009 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010 Estate Chardonnay, 2010 Geyserville. Read more at DecanterChina.com. Wine info: 2009 Monte Bello: consumer info | trade info 2... [More]

Wine Spectator: 95 points for Ridge 2009 Monte Bello

October 16, 2012 9:10 AM
Wine Spectator: 95 points for Ridge 2009 Monte BelloFrom the upcoming November 15, 2012 issue, a 95-point review from James Laube: "Taut and structured, with cedar-laced currant, dark berry and dried berry notes joining a mix of minerally fresh earth and tobacco flavors, offering a wide range of tight... [More]

SF Chronicle: The missing ingredient in wine

October 10, 2012 12:00 PM
SF Chronicle: The missing ingredient in wineSan Francisco Chronicle wine editor Jon Bonné delves into the thorny topic of ingredient labeling and discusses Ridge’s pioneering stance with winemaker Paul Draper. Several Ridge wines to be released in 2013 will have ingredients listed... [More]

QRW: Ridge 2010 East Bench Zinfandel wins Best of Show

October 8, 2012 11:15 AM
QRW: Ridge 2010 East Bench Zinfandel wins Best of Show  Our 2010 East Bench Zinfandel scores 95 points and wins Best of Show in Quarterly Review of Wines 28th Best of the Best California Zinfandel Tasting (Autumn 2012 issue). Our 2010 Paso Robles Zinfandel is another five-star wine with 93 points.... [More]

NY Times: Vintner With Nothing to Hide Finds That Few Are Looking

October 5, 2012 10:00 AM
NY Times: Vintner With Nothing to Hide Finds That Few Are LookingOn 4 October 2012, Eric Asimov wrote about our upcoming ingredient labels that we will be introducing next year: "Ridge Vineyards posted ingredient information on its Web site for its 2010 wines, and will list ingredients on bottles of its nationall... [More]

Ridge Lytton Springs on the Today Show (NBC)

September 14, 2012 9:12 AM
Ridge Lytton Springs on the Today Show (NBC)Ridge 2009 Lytton Springs is featured on Today's Wine Cellar - How to Order in a Restaurant "Here's another tip. You go to a steakhouse. Stay away from Napa Valley cabernet sauvignon and go for something a little bit more obscure. Like this is a Ridg... [More]

Parker's Wine Advocate scores '09 Monte Bello 98 points

August 31, 2012 1:01 PM
 Parker's Wine Advocate scores '09 Monte Bello 98 pointsThe August 2012 edition of the Wine Advocate has just been published and it includes reviews of Ridge's current releases.  The new set of reviews is punctuated by a 98 point score for the 2009 Monte Bello, and a 93+ point score for the 2010 Lytt... [More]

Great Ridge reviews from International Wine Report

August 31, 2012 10:00 AM
Great Ridge reviews from International Wine ReportThe International Wine Reports (September 2012) reviews a number of our wines including 2009 Monte Bello (97+ pts.), 2009 Estate Cabernet (93+ pts.), 2010 Geyserville (93 pts.), 2010 Lytton Springs (91 pts.), and 2010 Paso Robles Zinfandel (90 pts.).... [More]

Ridge Fall 2012 Export Newsletter available

August 29, 2012 12:01 PM
Ridge Fall 2012 Export Newsletter availableOur Fall 2012 Ridge Report covers the challenging 2010 zinfandel harvest from the perspectives of David Gates (VP of Vineyard Operations) and winemaker John Olney. David Amadia (VP of Sales & Marketing) writes about the 111-year old "mixed black"... [More]