News From Ridge Vineyards

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]

Spring 2013 releases info available

March 1, 2013 1:58 PM
Spring 2013 releases info availableGet information (backgrounders, label PDFs, bottle shots, wholesale newsletter, etc.) on our Spring 2013 wholesale releases right here: http://www.ridgewine.com/Wholesale/Releases/Releases-2013 The wines started shipping on April 1st. Archived footag... [More]

New York Times Picks Lytton Springs Top Zinfandel

January 2, 2013 10:40 AM
New York Times Picks Lytton Springs Top Zinfandel  Eric Asimov and the New York Times picked our 2010 Lytton Springs as their top wine in a recent panel tasting of zinfandels.  “It’s certainly possible to make a zinfandel in which each sip leaves you thirsting for more.”... [More]

95 points for 2009 Monte Bello and Winery of the Year (Connoisseur's Guide)

December 3, 2012 11:30 AM
95 points for 2009 Monte Bello and Winery of the Year (Connoisseur's Guide)95 points (***) from the December 2012 issue of Connoisseur's Guide for our 2009 Monte Bello! "Ridge has quietly been making world-class Cabernets for some forty years and, from the beginning, they have been balanced wines that have emphasized beauty... [More]

2009 Monte Bello is one of the Top 100 Wines of the West (SF Chronicle)

December 3, 2012 11:00 AM
2009 Monte Bello is one of the Top 100 Wines of the West (SF Chronicle)Our 2009 Monte Bello is one of the San Francisco Chronicle's Top 100 Wines of the West. "Quite simply, one of the best California Cabernet-based wines I've ever had." -Jon Bonné Read article at SFGate.com Wine info: consumer | trade

2010 Ponzo Zin a 91-pt. Smart Buy from Wine Spectator

November 15, 2012 1:40 PM
2010 Ponzo Zin a 91-pt. Smart Buy from Wine SpectatorThe Wine Spectator picks our 2010 Ponzo Vineyard Zinfandel -- with 91 points -- as one of their Smart Buys in the December 15, 2012 issue. Wine info: consumer | trade