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]
June 3, 2014 9:15 AM
Our 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]
May 22, 2014 10:31 AM
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]
May 22, 2014 10:04 AM
The 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]
May 6, 2014 10:27 AM
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]
April 17, 2014 11:30 AM
In the 16 April 2014 issue of Wine Spectator Insider (subscription required for Insider newsletter), the 2012 Paso Robles Zinfandel earned 90 points and a great review by Tim Fish:
"An old-school style, briary and full of zesty fruit. The aromas of ... [More]