News From Ridge Vineyards

Learn more about the Fall 2014 wholesale releases

August 6, 2014 11:05 AM
Learn more about the Fall 2014 wholesale releasesRidge Fall 2014 wholesale releases - coming September 1st 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, e... [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]

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]