Press Kit

Our online press-kit includes our winery background, our logo (in a variety of file formats), biographies and high-resolution photographs of people, high-resolution winery images, a PowerPoint overview, links to current release information, and printable press.


Ridge Vineyards Summary – Ridge Vineyards press kit PDF
Description: Four-page PDF covering the winery’s history, our organic and sustainable farming practices, and our winemaking philosophy.

Logo – Ridge logo (Zip archive)

Description: This Zip archive contains EPS, JPG, PDF versions of our logo plus information on font, Pantone, and web colors. Also included is a brief history of the winery (MS Word).



Ridge Winemakers

Ridge winemakers

David Gates (Senior Vice President of Vineyard Operations), Paul Draper (Chairman of the Board), John Olney (COO & Lytton Springs Winemaker), Eric Baugher (COO & Monte Bello Winemaker)

Paul Draper, Chairman of the Board

  • Biography – Paul Draper biography
    Brief Description: Paul Draper is Chairman of the Board for Ridge Vineyards.
  • Paul Draper Photo

Paul Draper, Winemaker & CEO


Eric Baugher, COO & Monte Bello Winemaker

Eric Baugher


John Olney, COO & Lytton Springs Winemaker



David Gates, Senior VP, Vineyard Operations




Monte Bello Estate

Ridge Vineyards, Monte Bello

The historic barn at Monte Bello (original production facility) and tasting room.

Monte Bello Vineyard


Monte Bello vineyard

Lytton Springs Estate

Lytton Springs winery

Lytton Springs Winery and tasting room (straw bale construction building)

Barrel Stack

Barrel stack

Barrel stack, american oak, 200 liter bourbon barrels.

PDF PRESENTATION – Ridge pdf. presentation
Description: Thirteen-page winery overview: history, winemaking philosophy, locations, current releases, winemaking team.

Archives of select articles as printable PDFs

  • Decanter (March 2000) – Man of the Year – Paul Draper (36 MB PDF)
  • San Francisco Chronicle (8 December 2006) – Winemaker of the Year – Paul Draper (30 MB PDF)
  • Wine Spectator (15 May 2004) – Zin Masters – Paul Draper on cover (23 MB PDF)
  • Decanter (July 2008) – New World Greats to Lay Down – 2004 Monte Bello (4 MB PDF)
  • Judgment of Paris 30 Year Re-enactment (10 MB PDF)