News From Ridge Vineyards

A pair of 94 point scores from International Wine Report

October 14, 2014 2:19 PM
A pair of 94 point scores from International Wine ReportBoth our 2011 Monte Bello red blend and 2011 Monte Bello Chardonnay received wonderful reviews and 94 point scores from Joe D'Angelo at the International Wine Report. Ridge 2011 Monte Bello Online review (September 2014) Wine info: consumer | trade ... [More]

Wonderful reviews of Ridge Estate Cab and Estate Merlot (Wine & Spirits)

September 10, 2014 8:41 AM
Wonderful reviews of Ridge Estate Cab and Estate Merlot (Wine & Spirits)The October 2014 issue of Wine & Spirits magazine reviews two Spring Release wines from our estate vineyards. 2011 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon: "... a pretty classic Santa Cruz Mountains cabernet, shot through with cassis aromas, bright acidity an... [More]

Two excellent zin reviews from Connoisseurs' Guide

September 2, 2014 11:11 AM
Two excellent zin reviews from Connoisseurs' GuideTwo excellent reviews from the September 2014 issue of Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine, including a 90-point score for the Ridge 2012 Three Valleys. Here's an excerpt from that wine's review: "Deep, clean-as-can-be, ripe-berry fruit is teamed... [More]

Fall 2014 wholesale releases now shipping

September 1, 2014 11:05 AM
Fall 2014 wholesale releases now shippingRidge Fall 2014 wholesale releases - AVAILABLE NOW 2011 Monte Bello 2012 Lytton Springs 2012 Lytton Estate Petite Sirah 2012 Pagani Ranch Zinfandel For more information about the Fall 2014 wholesale release (backgrounders, pre-sell sheets, etc.), c... [More]

Sunset Magazine Spotlights Zinfandel, Picks East Bench

August 3, 2014 11:01 PM
Sunset Magazine Spotlights Zinfandel, Picks East Bench  In the August issue of Sunset Magazine, Wine Editor Sara Schneider presents a wonderful 8 page article spotlighting California zinfandel and picking our 2012 East Bench zinfandel as one of her favorites zins. It's hard to believe today, but ... [More]

Wonderful reviews from Antonio Galloni at Vinous Media

July 8, 2014 10:58 AM
Wonderful reviews from Antonio Galloni at Vinous MediaOn 7 July 2014, Vinous Media published a slew of great Ridge reviews by Antonio Galloni as part of his article on the Santa Cruz Mountains. He also reviewed many of our Sonoma County zinfandels as well. Current Releases: 2012 Chardonn... [More]

Great scores for Ridge Spring 2014 releases (California Grapevine)

June 6, 2014 4:16 PM
Great scores for Ridge Spring 2014 releases (California Grapevine)In the June 2014 issue of California Grapevine, a number of our spring release wines received 90+ point reviews. 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate - 90 points (wine info: consumer | trade ) 2012 Chardonnay Estate - 91 points (wine info: consumer | trad... [More]

One of the World's Great Zinfandels (Men's Journal)

June 6, 2014 3:25 PM
One of the World's Great Zinfandels (Men's Journal)Reviewing for Men's Journal magazine (6 June 2014), Michael Steinberger calls the 2012 Geyserville one of the great wines of the world. Excerpt of review: "The problem with iconic wines – wines that are widely recognized as among the best of t... [More]

Los Angeles Times: 2012 Paso Robles Zinfandel stunningly good

June 5, 2014 9:20 AM
Los Angeles Times: 2012 Paso Robles Zinfandel stunningly goodThe 2012 Paso Robles Zinfandel earned an excellent review from the Los Angeles Times (7 June 2014). "Made from a 90-year-old vineyard in Paso Robles, Ridge Vineyards 2012 "Benito Dusi Ranch" Zinfandel is stunningly good. Though this Zin has 14.8% al... [More]

2012 Chardonnay Estate garners 91 point review from Wine Spectator

June 3, 2014 9:15 AM
2012 Chardonnay Estate garners 91 point review from Wine SpectatorOur 2012 Chardonnay Estate received a glowing 91 point review from James Laube in the 28 May 2014 edition of the Wine Spectator Insider newsletter. "Rich and well-centered, with ripe apple, melon, cedary oak, spice and anise notes that are very... [More]