An article was written by Craig Tansley of International Traveller titled “The (best-kept-secret) Californian wine region road trip (which goes nowhere near Napa).” Craig writes about a road trip through some of California’s best-kept-secret wine regions and goes on to recommend not missing a visit to Ridge Vineyards.
“While the Napa Valley is home to some of the USA’s best-loved wineries, there’s so much more to Californian wine…Few wine areas capture the yet-to-be-discovered essence of the Californian wine experience more. While you’ll love the boho surf vibe of Santa Cruz, leave it behind you for a detour past strawberry farms built beside the sea. Take a steep winding road through the foothills of the Santa Cruz mountains…Don’t Miss: Ridge Vineyards’ Monte Bello Estate is perched up high on the northern reaches of the region. It’s one of America’s top-rated wineries…”