News From Ridge Vineyards

Tasting Panel: 90 points for 2011 Estate Chardonnay

June 18, 2013 9:45 AM
Tasting Panel: 90 points for 2011 Estate ChardonnayIn the June 2013 edition of The Tasting Panel, writer Anthony Dias Blue reviews our 2011 Estate Chardonnay and awards it 90 points: "Intense, rich and ripe with smooth minerals and creamy texture; dense, juicy and balanced with lovely style." To se... [More]

Wine Spectator: 2010 Pagani Ranch garners 90 points

June 16, 2013 8:00 AM
Wine Spectator: 2010 Pagani Ranch garners 90 pointsOur 2010 Pagani Ranch Zinfandel is awarded 90 points in the 30 June 2013 issue of Wine Spectator. "Muscular but focused, offering berry pie and dill aromas and flavors that are deep and rich, yet with an appealing core of earthy tannins and bright a... [More]

California Grapevine: 91 points for both Geyserville and Paso Robles Zins

June 4, 2013 11:22 AM
California Grapevine: 91 points for both Geyserville and Paso Robles ZinsIn the June 2013 issue of California Grapevine, both our 2011 Paso Robles Zinfandel and 2011 Geyserville scored 91 points. To read the full Geyserville review, click here. To readl the full Paso Robles review, click here. Geyserville wine info: consu... [More]

Connoisseurs' Guide: 95 points (3 stars) for 2011 Geyserville

May 29, 2013 4:08 PM
Connoisseurs' Guide: 95 points (3 stars) for 2011 Geyserville  In the May 2013 issue of Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine, our 2011 Geyserville garners 95 points and three stars. "Another stunner under the Geyserville moniker, this rich, nicely layered offering combines red and black berries wi... [More]

Sunset: Ridge East Bench Zin - 100 New Reasons to Love the West

May 28, 2013 3:29 PM
Sunset: Ridge East Bench Zin - 100 New Reasons to Love the WestIn the "100 New Reasons to Love the West" feature in the June 2013 issue of Sunset magazine, our 2011 East Bench is one of the zinfandels mentioned. "Late last century, many Zinfandels—the West's very own lovely, dark-berried, barbecue-loving ... [More]

QRW: Ridge 2011 Geyserville is Best of Show

May 13, 2013 10:47 AM
QRW: Ridge 2011 Geyserville is Best of ShowOur Ridge 2011 Geyserville is voted Co-Best of Show in QRW's 29th Best of the Best in California Zinfandels. "Soft, spicy, textured, concentrated, with strawberry-cherry flavors and elegant finish. Delicious!" To view the full article at QRW, click... [More]

Decanter Wine Legends: Ridge 1970 Monte Bello

May 10, 2013 10:42 AM
Decanter Wine Legends: Ridge 1970 Monte BelloThe Ridge 1970 Monte Bello is a Decanter Wine Legend in their March 2013 issue. "Although it was the 1971 that dazzled tasters at Steven Spurrier's celebrated Judgment of Paris tasting in 1976, Draper himself always preferred the 1970. When he was n... [More]

92 points for Ridge 2011 Estate Chardonnay (California Grapevine)

May 1, 2013 11:54 AM
92 points for Ridge 2011 Estate Chardonnay (California Grapevine)In the May 2013 issue of California Grapevine, our 2011 Estate Chardonnay scored 92 points. To read the full review, click here. Wine info: Consumer | Trade

the drinks business: Ridge Opts For Ingredient Labeling

April 10, 2013 11:38 AM
the drinks business: Ridge Opts For Ingredient LabelingIndustry magazine the drinks business covers the winery's voluntary ingredient labeling. Ridge Vineyards has opted for ingredient labeling to promote its non-interventionist approach and encourage greater transparency in winemaking. All the wines fr... [More]

How to Out-Bordeaux Bordeaux in Silicon Valley (WSJ)

March 25, 2013 9:46 AM
How to Out-Bordeaux Bordeaux in Silicon Valley (WSJ)Jay McInerney reports on a recent wine dinner at Restaurant Daniel in NYC, attended by winemaker Paul Draper. Ironically, Ridge Monte Bello, the Cabernet-based wine that some of us believe resembles old-school Bordeaux more than most of what's being... [More]