October 24, 2014 11:45 AM
On 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]
October 14, 2014 2:19 PM
Both 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
September 10, 2014 8:41 AM
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]
September 2, 2014 11:11 AM
Two 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]
September 1, 2014 11:05 AM
Ridge 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]
August 3, 2014 11:01 PM
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]
July 8, 2014 10:58 AM
On 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.
2012 Chardonn... [More]
June 6, 2014 4:16 PM
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]
June 6, 2014 3:25 PM
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]
June 5, 2014 9:20 AM
The 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]