News From Ridge Vineyards

Ridge Vineyards in the Aspen Times

December 16, 2014 11:49 AM
Ridge Vineyards in the Aspen TimesIn the December 4-10, 2014 issue of Aspen Times Weekly, wine writer Kelly J. Hayes profiles the winery in a visit to Monte Bello and tasting with winemaker Eric Baugher. Here's brief excerpt: "Perfection is a combination of many disparate elements, ... [More]

Geyserville & Three Valleys: San Francisco Chronicle's Top 100 Wines

December 12, 2014 12:29 PM
Geyserville & Three Valleys: San Francisco Chronicle's Top 100 WinesIn their annual list of Top 100 wines curated by wine editor Jon Bonné, the San Francisco Chronicle features two of our wines. The Ridge 2012 Geyserville was in "Top 100 Wines: Zinfandel and Other Reds" category. "After several tricky vintage... [More]

Best of the Best: Ridge Monte Bello and Merlot Estate (QRW)

December 11, 2014 12:17 PM
Best of the Best: Ridge Monte Bello and Merlot Estate (QRW)Online magazine Quarterly Review of Wines published their 32nd Annual Best of the Best awards and the Ridge 2011 Monte Bello was a Five-Star Winner for California Cabernet Sauvignon. "Big, deep, rich, power-packed, black fruit and smoky oak fla... [More]

Ridge Lytton Springs highlighted in the Wall Street Journal

December 5, 2014 7:54 AM
Ridge Lytton Springs highlighted in the Wall Street JournalIn her weekly Wall Street Journal column, wine writer Lettie Teague discusses zinfandels that pair well with food and includes the Ridge 2011 Lytton Springs as one of her picks. "Ridge Vineyards and winemaker Paul Draper are equally famous for Zinfa... [More]

Ridge: Top 100 Winery and Wine & Spirits Hall of Fame member

November 4, 2014 3:00 PM
Ridge: Top 100 Winery and Wine & Spirits Hall of Fame memberRidge: A Top 100 Winery and a Member of the Wine & Spirits Hall of Fame Superstar Performer 17-time Award Winner of the Top 100 Wineries of the Year A winner in fifteen of the last sixteen years One of the world's greatest wineries Top Scoring ... [More]

New 90-plus scores from The Wine Advocate

November 4, 2014 2:00 PM
New 90-plus scores from The Wine AdvocateThe recent October 2014 issue of The Wine Advocate contains five 90-plus reviews of our current releases. Ridge 2012 Three Valleys - 90 points (wine info: consumer | trade | shelf talker) Ridge 2012 East Bench Zinf... [More]

More great scores for Ridge wines from California Grapevine

November 4, 2014 9:00 AM
More great scores for Ridge wines from California GrapevineTwo more Ridge wines received great scores in the November 2014 issue of California Grapevine Ridge 2012 Pagani Ranch Zinfandel - 92 points (wine info: consumer | trade) Ridge 2011 Merlot Estate - 90 points (wine info: consumer | trade) adding to t... [More]

Vinography highlights Ridge in Santa Cruz Mountains cabernet profile

October 24, 2014 11:45 AM
Vinography highlights Ridge in Santa Cruz Mountains cabernet profileOn 23 October 2014, Alder Yarrow at Vinography.com published "Bay Area Bordeaux: Tasting Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernets" and highlights our winery: "Ridge's Montebello bottling long ago put to rest any questions about that grape's potential in the r... [More]

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]