News From Ridge Vineyards

Santa Cruz Mountains - Ridge lists ingredients (Jancis Robinson)

May 26, 2015 10:51 AM
Santa Cruz Mountains - Ridge lists ingredients (Jancis Robinson)On 20 May 2015, Jancis Robinson MW posted an article on her website about Santa Cruz Mountains and Ridge, focusing on the winery's ingredient labeling. "Ridge labels have always been a model of information, a wine geek’s delight printed in the... [More]

Lytton Springs: It's brilliant with a burger (Los Angeles Times)

May 22, 2015 2:36 PM
Lytton Springs: It's brilliant with a burger (Los Angeles Times)In her article from 22 May 2015, Los Angeles Times wine writer S. Irene Virbila features the 2012 Lytton Springs zinfandel as a top pick to pair with a hamburger. "Brambly and earthy, Ridge Lytton Springs Zinfandel keeps changing in the glass. A win... [More]

Three great scores for Ridge Spring Releases (California Grapevine)

May 4, 2015 1:39 PM
Three great scores for Ridge Spring Releases (California Grapevine)In the May 2015 issue of California Grapevine, three of our Spring Release wines received 90+ point scores. Ridge 2013 Paso Robles Zinfandel - "Medium-dark ruby color; attractive, forward, rich, ripe, briary, jammy, dark cherry and black raspberry fr... [More]

Ridge's Monte Bello (Mercury News)

March 24, 2015 2:19 PM
Ridge's Monte Bello (Mercury News)Mercury News wine writer Laurie Daniel recently tasted several vintages of Monte Bello and had another opportunity at the Relais & Chateaux GourmetFest in Carmel. Here's an excerpt from her article published 23 March 2015: "Napa Valley has becom... [More]

A Thirsty Pilgrim's Trip to Ridge Monte Bello in Cupertino (SF Chronicle)

March 18, 2015 2:44 PM
A Thirsty Pilgrim's Trip to Ridge Monte Bello in Cupertino (SF Chronicle)  On 18 March 2015, San Francisco Chronicle wine editor Jon Bonné writes about a recent barrel tasting event he attended. Here's an excerpt of his interview with winemaker Paul Draper: “You should see if your piece of land, or wher... [More]

Ridge: World’s Most Admired Wine Brands 2015 (Drinks International)

March 10, 2015 11:23 AM
Ridge: World’s Most Admired Wine Brands 2015 (Drinks International)  Once again in 2015, Ridge is one of the World's Most Admired Wine Brands according to Drinks International. This year, Ridge ranked #7 in the world and is the highest ranked North American winery. View the full article and list at DrinksInt.c... [More]

The Red-Wine Blends Trend: More Than Just Flashy Packaging (Wall Street Journal)

March 9, 2015 9:24 AM
The Red-Wine Blends Trend: More Than Just Flashy Packaging (Wall Street Journal)In her weekly wine column (6 March 2015), Wall Street Journal wine writer Lettie Teague highlights the Ridge 2012 Three Valleys as one of the great red blends: "They're friendly, they’re cheap and they’re easy to drink—three very g... [More]

What a Wine Label Won't Tell You (Food & Wine)

February 25, 2015 10:56 AM
What a Wine Label Won't Tell You (Food & Wine)In the March 2015 issue of Food & Wine magazine, Megan Krigbaum writes about wine labels and interviews Paul Draper. Even as food-labeling laws become more stringent, winemakers face no legal requirements to reveal the ingredients in each bottle... [More]

Zinfandel: recommendations and food pairings for the elusive red wine (CBC)

January 30, 2015 12:10 PM
Zinfandel: recommendations and food pairings for the elusive red wine (CBC)  Canadian news agency CBC's On the Coast's wine columnist Barb Phillips on Ridge: "Possibly the finest Zinfandel produced, according to Phillips. The Ridge Vineyards Zinfandel offers complexity with a bit of finesse. It's aromatic, floral and ... [More]

Monte Bello Chardonnay a Top 100 wine (International Wine Report)

January 6, 2015 9:32 AM
Monte Bello Chardonnay a Top 100 wine (International Wine Report)The International Wine Report has included our Monte Bello Chardonnay in their top 100 of 2014! Here is what the International Wine Report had to say about our 2011 Monte Bello Chardonnay: "The 2011 Monte Bello Chardonnay immediately grabs your atte... [More]