September 3, 2013 9:15 AM
Ridge winemaker Paul Draper nominated for Wine Enthusiast's Person of the Year for their 2013 Wine Star Awards.
"The pioneering winemaker behind Ridge Vineyards, Draper is a forward thinking icon in the industry, known for his noninterventionist app... [More]
September 1, 2013 9:30 AM
Fall 2013 Wholesale Releases are here!
To view information on the new fall 2013 wholesale releases, please click here. There are backgrounders, labels, bottle shots, presell sheets, fall newsletter and more!
Info on Fall 2013 releases
August 27, 2013 12:00 PM
2011 Lytton Estate Petite Sirah - 94+ points from Vinous Media's Antonio Galloni
The third vintage of this wine from our estate vineyard in Dry Creek Valley is now ready for release and comes with a terrific review from Antonio Galloni.
"The 2011 Pe... [More]
August 20, 2013 12:00 PM
Our 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate garners 93 points and a wonderful review in the August 2013 issue of Wine & Spirits magazine. Full review follows:
"Scents of lemon, vanilla and salt air rush through this young chardonnay, a cool mountain wine... [More]
July 29, 2013 12:50 PM
In the upcoming October 2013 issue of Wine & Spirits magazine, the 2010 Merlot Estate will be one of the highlights. Full review text coming soon!
Wine info: consumer | trade
July 24, 2013 1:00 PM
An eye-popping nineteen great reviews (all 90 points or higher) from Vinous Media's Antonio Galloni of our wines, including most of the Spring 2013 releases:
2010 Monte Bello: 97+ pts. Info: consumer | trade
1995 Monte Bello: 97 pts. Info: consumer ... [More]
July 11, 2013 10:00 AM
Writing for the Washington Times, Duane Pemberton has posted a number of reviews of our spring releases, including the nationally distributed Estate Merlot, Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, plus Geyserville, East Bench, and Paso Robles Zinfandels:
July 2, 2013 10:28 AM
In Issue 207 (27 June 2013) of the Wine Advocate, Robert Parker does a followup review of our 2003 Monte Bello and gives it 94-plus points.
"Out of barrel as well as post-bottling I liked this wine a lot, and it has changed very little from when I l... [More]
June 21, 2013 8:00 AM
Our 2011 Three Valleys scores 91 points and is an Editors' Choice in the August 2013 issue of Wine Enthusiast magazine:
"Ridge hews to a leaner, lower alcohol style than most California wineries these days, resulting in wines that aren’t block... [More]
June 20, 2013 10:41 AM
On 20 June 2013, UK trade periodical the drinks business published Paul Schmitt's profile of winemaker Paul Draper and his non-interventionist's approach to winemaking:
"Each year the Institute of Masters of Wine and the drinks business honour an ex... [More]