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I wonder if this bottle – stored close enough to the wine shop’s light to be warm on purchase – might have been a …

Having had a much younger and more tannic York Creek Ridge Zin the night before, this lovely Geyserville demonstrated Ridge’s skill in blending Zinfandel …

Got lazy when the label was being difficult – who knew that leaving it to rot for a couple of weeks would solve the …

A gift from Katy’s dad as well, this one. SJ and I cracked it. A notably youthful Musar this, given its 8 years of …

Iconic is a term often over-used. In the case of Ridge Vineyards it is entirely appropriate. Their instantly recognisable label design is, literally, an …

The best match we could come up with for a dish containing chillis, walnuts, beef, soured cream, sultanas and pomegranates was a Zinfandel, and …

Had to put this in again having deliberately bought the 2003 later to compare with this. From the 2nd Optimor case (wonder if there …

2nd from the Optimor Wine Club case. Initially this was disappointing, but after eating food at the same time, along with a day in …

Bodega El Fabulista, “The Storyteller”, is…unusual. Named after local story writer, Felíx María Samaniego, it is one of only 2 bodegas still inside the …

When I was young (10-12) Ridge wines were the first Cali wines I knowingly saw in UK, so I assumed that this was how …