July 29, 2015 4:16 PM
A dozen great reviews (all 94 points or higher) from Vinous Media's Antonio Galloni of our wines, including last year (vintage 2011) and this year's Monte Bello (vintage 2012) releases and a perfect 100 point score for the 1974 vintage:
July 9, 2015 9:52 AM
Ridge 2011 Monte Bello the top wine with a 95 point score
On 8 July 2015, Decanter posted an article about a recent masterclass tasting at Decanter's London headquarters. Judgement of Paris organizer Steven Spurrier moderated the June 2015 tas... [More]
May 26, 2015 10:51 AM
On 20 May 2015, Jancis Robinson MW posted an article on her website about Santa Cruz Mountains and Ridge, focusing on the winery's ingredient labeling.
"Ridge labels have always been a model of information, a wine geek’s delight printed in the... [More]
May 22, 2015 2:36 PM
In her article from 22 May 2015, Los Angeles Times wine writer S. Irene Virbila features the 2012 Lytton Springs zinfandel as a top pick to pair with a hamburger.
"Brambly and earthy, Ridge Lytton Springs Zinfandel keeps changing in the glass. A win... [More]
May 4, 2015 1:39 PM
In the May 2015 issue of California Grapevine, three of our Spring Release wines received 90+ point scores.
Ridge 2013 Paso Robles Zinfandel - "Medium-dark ruby color; attractive, forward, rich, ripe, briary, jammy, dark cherry and black raspberry fr... [More]
March 24, 2015 2:19 PM
Mercury News wine writer Laurie Daniel recently tasted several vintages of Monte Bello and had another opportunity at the Relais & Chateaux GourmetFest in Carmel. Here's an excerpt from her article published 23 March 2015:
"Napa Valley has becom... [More]
March 18, 2015 2:44 PM
On 18 March 2015, San Francisco Chronicle wine editor Jon Bonné writes about a recent barrel tasting event he attended. Here's an excerpt of his interview with winemaker Paul Draper:
“You should see if your piece of land, or wher... [More]
March 9, 2015 9:24 AM
In her weekly wine column (6 March 2015), Wall Street Journal wine writer Lettie Teague highlights the Ridge 2012 Three Valleys as one of the great red blends:
"They're friendly, they’re cheap and they’re easy to drink—three very g... [More]
February 25, 2015 10:56 AM
In the March 2015 issue of Food & Wine magazine, Megan Krigbaum writes about wine labels and interviews Paul Draper.
Even as food-labeling laws become more stringent, winemakers face no legal requirements to reveal the ingredients in each bottle... [More]
January 30, 2015 12:10 PM
Canadian news agency CBC's On the Coast's wine columnist Barb Phillips on Ridge:
"Possibly the finest Zinfandel produced, according to Phillips. The Ridge Vineyards Zinfandel offers complexity with a bit of finesse. It's aromatic, floral and ... [More]