Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2003 Ridge Lytton Springs – Bottle Notes

Ridge Vineyards was founded in 1959 when three Stanford Research Institute engineers bought an abandoned winery in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The vineyards had been planted in the late 19th century by a San Francisco physician who produced his first vintage in the original winery, called Monte Bello, in 1892. The first Ridge vintage was in 1962. Paul Draper recently…

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The Week in Zinfandel (11/6/17)

Welcome to the latest installment of The Week in Zinfandel. If I missed your post or story please send me a link and I will be sure to include it next week. Cheers! Beyond Napa Valley writes What Wine Goes With Thanksgiving? Meg Maker writes Fifty Thanksgiving Wines. ENOFYLZ Wine Blog writes Celebrate National Zinfandel Day with Lodi Zinfandel. Rockin…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2013 Ridge Lytton Springs – Bottle Notes

Ridge Vineyards was founded in 1959 when three Stanford Research Institute engineers bought an abandoned winery in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The vineyards had been planted in the late 19th century by a San Francisco physician who produced his first vintage in the original winery, called Monte Bello, in 1892. The first Ridge vintage was in 1962. Paul Draper recently…

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The Week in Zinfandel (7/24/17)

Welcome to the latest installment of The Week in Zinfandel. If I missed your post or story please send me a link and I will be sure to include it next week. Cheers! Liam Campbell writes Discover the Provocative Exuberance of California Zinfandel. The Nittany Epicurean reviews the 2014 Pedroncelli Winery Mother Clone Zinfandel. Scott Greenberg writes Wine of the…

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Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2012 Ridge Geyserville – Bottle Notes

Ridge Vineyards was founded in 1959 when three Stanford Research Institute engineers bought an abandoned winery in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The vineyards had been planted in the late 19th century by a San Francisco physician who produced his first vintage in the original winery, called Monte Bello, in 1892. The first Ridge vintage was in 1962. Ridge makes Cabernet,…

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The Week in Zinfandel (7/10/17)

Welcome to the latest installment of The Week in Zinfandel. If I missed your post or story please send me a link and I will be sure to include it next week. Cheers! Cliff’s Wine Picks reviews the 2013 Turley Zinfandel Juvenile. Ridge Wine Blog writes The Story of Benito Dusi and his Dusi Ranch. Matt Kettmann writes An Introduction…

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The Week in Zinfandel (7/3/16)

Welcome to the latest installment of The Week in Zinfandel. If I missed your post or story please send me a link and I will be sure to include it next week. Cheers! Rockin Red Blog writes Cookouts, Zinfandel and America’s Independence. Adriatic Blue writes How Zinfandel Found Its Long Lost Family. Jim Gordon writes 5 Places to Visit in…

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The Week in Zinfandel (4/17/17)

Welcome to the latest installment of The Week in Zinfandel. If I missed your post or story please send me a link and I will be sure to include it next week. Cheers! Ken’s Wine Guide reviews the 2014 Peachy Canyon Zinfandel Westside. Rockin Red Blog writes How Lodi Rules Support Sustainability and Stewardship. Tim Fish writes Now on the…

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