News From Ridge Vineyards

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

Great scores from International Wine Cellar - 96 points for 2009 Monte Bello

November 14, 2012 2:45 PM
Great scores from International Wine Cellar - 96 points for 2009 Monte BelloFive of our wines garnered 90+ point scores in the November-December 2012 issue of Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, including 96 points for the 2009 Monte Bello. 2009 Monte Bello (96 pts.) info: consumer | trade 2009 Estate Merlot (91 pts... [More]

2009 Estate Cabernet: a Wine Enthusiast Top 100

November 13, 2012 1:52 PM
2009 Estate Cabernet: a Wine Enthusiast Top 100With a 95-point score, our 2009 Estate Cabernet is one of the Top 100 Cellar Selections from Wine Enthusiast magazine (December 2012 issue). Read article and view the PDF list at winemag.com Wine info: consumer | trade

San Francisco Chronicle Picks Geyserville for Thanksgiving

November 11, 2012 10:29 AM
San Francisco Chronicle Picks Geyserville for Thanksgiving  Jon Bonne and the San Francisco Chronicle picked our 2010 Geyserville as their choice for Thanksgiving, citing "Perhaps a classic like the 2010 Ridge Geyserville - its high acidity will be great for the richness of the table."  Looking t... [More]

The Perfect Gift For You This Holiday Season

November 8, 2012 10:39 AM
The Perfect Gift For You This Holiday SeasonRidge Vineyards unveils their 2012 Holiday Gift offerings, including a perfectly-paired six-course holiday themed Ridge Feast. Give the gift of Ridge this holiday season. Our personalized service and distinctive offerings are designed to make your gi... [More]

Wine Spectator: 95 points for Ridge 2009 Monte Bello

October 16, 2012 9:10 AM
Wine Spectator: 95 points for Ridge 2009 Monte BelloFrom the upcoming November 15, 2012 issue, a 95-point review from James Laube: "Taut and structured, with cedar-laced currant, dark berry and dried berry notes joining a mix of minerally fresh earth and tobacco flavors, offering a wide range of tight... [More]

SF Chronicle: The missing ingredient in wine

October 10, 2012 12:00 PM
SF Chronicle: The missing ingredient in wineSan Francisco Chronicle wine editor Jon Bonné delves into the thorny topic of ingredient labeling and discusses Ridge’s pioneering stance with winemaker Paul Draper. Several Ridge wines to be released in 2013 will have ingredients listed... [More]