September 25th 2007
Ridge is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains on the Monte Bello ridge, over 1000 feet above sea level. Ridge’s first vintage was in 1962. Vineyard at Ridge Estate
September 24th 2007
The final leg of the tour was seen through pink glasses. I immersed myself in rosé country, an area I know from living in Nice a few years back but had never visited for vinous pursuits. My first stop was Château St. Baillon,
September 21st 2007
Earlier this summer, the highly respected wine publication Decanter announced that 75% of the Bordeaux crop had been destroyed by mildew. The legendary Anthony Barton, proprietor of Chateaux Leoville and Langoa Barton and Decanter’s Man of the Year 2007, was puzzled as to how exactly they obtained this statistic. However, one thing could not be questioned – things were not looking good in Bordeaux.