Many of you know my background, but I decided to say something about a “calling” to a craft. The fates, whatever, first let me know at age sixteen what my calling was to be.
80 years – It seems a most celebratory age to step back. We have two of the finest winemakers and one of the most exceptional vineyard directors, who have each been with me for more than twenty years.
Ridge Vineyards announces succession plan effective July 1, 2016, that has been carefully thought through in consultation with Paul Draper to ensure the continued long-term success of the company.
Paul Draper is known for the fine cabernets and chardonnays of the Monte Bello estate vineyards, and as a pioneer in the production of long-lived, complex zinfandels.Learn More
Mark Vernon is Chief Executive Officer at Ridge Vineyards.Learn More
Eric Baugher is Chief Operating Officer & Monte Bello Winemaker at Ridge Vineyards.Learn More
John Olney is Chief Operating Officer & Lytton Springs Winemaker at Ridge Vineyards.Learn More
David Amadia is President at Ridge Vineyards.Learn More
David Gates is Senior Vice President of Vineyard Operations at Ridge Vineyards.Learn More
Ryan Moore is Vice President of Consumer Sales at Ridge Vineyards.Learn More
Michael Torino is Vice President of US Wholesale Sales at Ridge Vineyards.Learn More