RIDGE Weekend Getaway – Lake Tahoe

Edgewood Tahoe Resort

June 29th – July 2nd, 2023

All Access Weekend

Our next RIDGE Weekend Getaway will take place June 29th – July 2nd, 2023 at the Edgewood Tahoe Resort. We couldn’t have imagined a better backdrop than Lake Tahoe to host our second installment of this incredible event. There will be numerous events throughout the weekend including special library tastings, winemaker workshops, wine conversations, offsite adventures, and a special Winemaker Dinner capping off the unforgettable experience. The package cost is $5000 and includes three nights’ lodging for two guests at the spectacular Edgewood Tahoe Resort, admission for two to the Library Tasting, Thursday Welcome Dinner, Winemaker Workshop, Wine Conversation, Saturday Winemaker Dinner, and breakfast for two guests each day. See the Weekend Agenda below for full details on all of the events. 20+ wines will be selected to feature throughout the weekend, consisting mostly of rare library selections.

The Location

There are few places in the world that rival the beauty of Lake Tahoe. Majestic mountains and one of the purest lakes in the world provide an incredible backdrop for any adventure. The list of open-air activities possible during your stay is as long as it is exhilarating: hiking, mountain biking, stand-up paddleboarding, boat cruises, fishing charters, horseback riding, and even parasailing. The Edgewood Tahoe Resort is just minutes from Heavenly Village, a charming energetic hub of shopping, dining, and entertainment. It’s home to over 40 shops, ranging from local retailers, a variety of bars and eateries, live music, and more. The resort is located just over an hour from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, 2.5 hours from the Sacramento International Airport, and approximately 4 hours from either the San Francisco or Oakland International Airports.

About the Resort


Nestled on the shores of Lake Tahoe, North America’s largest alpine lake, and bounded by the majestic peaks of the Sierra, you’ll find Edgewood Tahoe Resort, a one-of-a-kind boutique resort where luxury reaches new heights every day. Be it gourmet dining, a soothing day at the spa, legendary golf, easy access to Tahoe’s fabled outdoor activities, or simply sitting back and basking in the wonder of it all, the experiences here are unequaled and the memories everlasting. Learn More

Package Highlights


The package cost is $5000 and includes three nights’ lodging for two guests at the spectacular Edgewood Tahoe Resort, admission for two to the Library Tasting, Thursday Welcome Dinner, Winemaker Workshop, Wine Conversation, Saturday Winemaker Dinner, and breakfast for two guests each day. The Tahoe Room is a luxurious 500 sq. ft. room with a terrace/balcony, soaking tub with separate walk-in shower, in-room gas fireplace, premium linens, in-room refrigerator, Frette robes and Keurig coffee maker.

Weekend Agenda

Thursday

Library Tasting & Reception: 5-6pm – North Room Deck & Lawn

Kick off this amazing weekend with a welcome reception featuring an array of rare, back vintage wines from our library, hosted by our entire Winemaking and Executive teams, including Head Winemaker John Olney, Senior VP of Vineyard Operations David Gates, Monte Bello Winemaker Trester Goetting, Lytton Springs Winemaker Shauna Rosenblum, and CEO Mark Vernon.

Welcome Dinner: 6-9pm – North Room

Join us for a celebratory welcome dinner as we all raise a glass to the incredible weekend ahead of us and soak up the majestic beauty of our surroundings.

Friday

Breakfast: 7:30-9:30am – Edgewood Restaurant & South Room

Yoga on the Lawn: 8:30-9:30am

(optional, limited capacity, advance reservations required*)

Winemaker Workshops: 10:30am-2pm (two seatings) – Lodge Ballroom

Hosted by our Winemakers, the Friday Winemaker Workshop will take a deep dive into a variety of topics as you taste through multiple flights of special RIDGE wines. The focus of this years workshop is still in development but the last event featured a 2008 horizontal tasting of Geyserville, Lytton Springs and Pagani Ranch as well as a three decade vertical of Monte Bello featuring the 1994, 2004 and 2014 vintages.

Lake Cruise: 4-6pm – Tahoe Keys Marina (additional cost/shuttle transport) | SOLD OUT

Join us for an intimate cruise on one of the most luxurious commercial yachts on the lake, the 70’ Bleu Wave. Hosted by the RIDGE Winemaking team, guests will travel to Emerald Bay, known as one of the most picturesque places in the world. Surrounded by the majestic mountains of Lake Tahoe, guests will be treated to special RIDGE wines as you take in the panoramic views.

Lakeside S’mores Bar: 6:30-8pm | More info

Dinner

Stay put and enjoy dinner at the resort, or venture out and explore the numerous options in and around South Lake Tahoe.*Not included in the package price

Saturday

Breakfast: 7:30-9:30am – Edgewood Restaurant & South Room

Yoga on the Lawn: 8:30-9:30am

(optional, limited capacity, advance reservations required*)

Wine Conversation: 11am-1pm – North Room Deck & Lawn

Take part in a lively discussion and tasting as we explore several topics that make RIDGE unique. This is the ideal time to ask our winemakers any questions you have about our wines, winemaking or any other topic you might have.

Lake Cruise: 3:15-5:15pm – Tahoe Keys Marina (additional cost/shuttle transport) | SOLD OUT

Join us for an intimate cruise on one of the most luxurious commercial yachts on the lake, the 70’ Bleu Wave. Hosted by the RIDGE Winemaking team, guests will travel to Emerald Bay, known as one of the most picturesque places in the world. Surrounded by the majestic mountains of Lake Tahoe, guests will be treated to special RIDGE wines as you take in the panoramic views.

Winemaker Dinner: 6:30-9:30pm – North Room

This elegant five-course dinner will be hosted by John Olney, David Gates, Trester Goetting, Shauna Roseblum and Mark Vernon. Each course will be paired specifically with our wines as the chef and our team work together to craft an unforgettable wine and food experience. The wines featured for this dinner will all be from our library and will be specifically chosen based on them being in their optimal drinking window. We have not yet chosen the wines for this dinner but to give you an idea of what to expect, the wines for the last Weekend Getaway Winemaker Dinner were the 1991 Monte Bello (1.5L), the 2003 Geyserville (1.5L), the 2007 Geyserville Essence, the 2015 Monte Bello Chardonnay, and the 2020 Adelaida Grenache Blanc.

Sunday

Breakfast: 7:30-9:30am – Edgewood Restaurant & South Room

Yoga on the Lawn: 8:30-9:30am

(optional, limited capacity, advance reservations required*)

* to reserve a spot for Yoga on the Lawn, please reach out to the concierge team at the resort: concierge@edgewoodtahoe.com

Explore the Area

Would you like to peel off from the group and do your own thing? No problem. The resort offers a variety of activities for you to engage in

Activities & Adventures

Relax at the Spa

The Forbes Travel Guide 4-Star rated Spa Edgewood is the ideal place to relax, rejuvenate, and revitalize. New additions to the already-acclaimed menu of treatment offerings are their exclusive gemstone rituals. As the only spa in the region to provide these specialized, holistic massages, Spa Edgewood utilizes locally-sourced stones such as Smoky Quartz, to deepen the relationship between body and earth, leaving you feeling enlightened and wonderfully alive.

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Your Hosts

  • Mark Vernon, CEO
  • John Olney, Head Winemaker & COO
  • David Gates, Senior Vice President of Vineyard Operations
  • Shauna Rosenblum, Lytton Springs Winemaker
  • Trester Goetting, Monte Bello Winemaker
  • Ryan Moore, Senior Vice President of Consumer Sales
  • Michael Foley, Senior Hospitality Manager, Monte Bello

The Wines

Over twenty wines will be selected to feature throughout the weekend, consisting mostly of rare library selections. Details on specific wines will be posted here as the event date nears. View the selection of wines featured at our Bodega Bay Weekend Getaway to get an idea of what’s in store!

Bodega Getaway Wines

FAQs

If you have any questions or special requests, please contact us via email or give us a call at 408.867.3233.

When is this event?
June 29th – July 2nd, 2023

Where is this event taking place?
The Edgewood Tahoe Resort
180 Lake Parkway, Stateline, NV 89449

Is there any preferred or required attire?
No. Casual is just fine.

How many people can I bring?
Each package includes three nights’ lodging for two guests, admission for two to the Library Tasting, Welcome Dinner, Winemaker Workshop, Wine Conversation, Winemaker Dinner, and breakfast for two each day. All attendees must be over 21 years of age or older.

Do I need to make separate dining accommodations for lunches and Friday evening dinner?
Yes. You can stay onsite and enjoy dinner at the resort, or venture out and explore the numerous options in and around Heavenly Village.

Is the Edgewood Tahoe Resort ADA Accessible?
Yes. The Edgewood is committed to providing equal access and opportunity for individuals with disabilities. To ensure a seamless experience, accessible features throughout the resort include but are not limited to:

  • Accessible guest rooms
  • Accessible route from the public entrance to facilities
  • Accessible exercise facility
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible elevators
  • Level/ramp entrance into the Lodge and Clubhouse

The Edgewood has specific ADA rooms and equipment available to provide you the assistance you may need. Should you have additional questions, please contact their reservations department at 855.681.0119 and they will be able to provide you with personal attention for any requirements you may have.

Can I bring my pet?
Pets are not permitted in the hotel, however they do welcome service animals in compliance with federal and state laws.

When is check-in and check-out?
You can check-in beginning on Thursday at 4pm and check-out is on Sunday by 11am.

What if I can’t come and I have bought tickets?
Cancellations can be made up to two weeks prior to the event date.

Ready to Book?

Weekend Packages are now available to book on a first-come, first served basis, directly through our website. We look forward to getting away with you in Lake Tahoe!

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Last Year's Event

On October 14th, 15th, and 16th, 2021, we held our first RIDGE Weekend Getaway at the Bodega Bay Lodge in Bodega Bay, California. Our winemaking and executive team welcomed 130 passionate RIDGE fans to the Sonoma Coast for three days of engaging discussion, interactive tastings, delicious pairings, and access to a variety of extremely limited, back-vintage wines including the 1984, 1991, and 1994 Monte Bellos.

Bodega Event Photo Gallery