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Thursday 2 October 2014

Paul Draper

California 2013: “Another excellent vintage”

California is hailing 2013 another first-rate vintage, following last year’s harvest, which was extremely highly rated right across the state.

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 No Comments »

American oak not inferior to French

A Rioja masterclass in London proved that, despite the greater expense, French oak doesn’t always give better results than American barrels.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 1 Comment »

Paul Draper: Great wines are made with very straightforward techniques

Paul Draper of California’s Ridge Vineyards talks to Patrick Schmitt about his non-interventionist approach; why American oak can be superior to French, and his reasons for adopting ingredient labelling.

Thursday, June 20th, 2013 1 Comment »

Ridge opts for ingredient labeling

Ridge Vineyards has opted for ingredient labeling to promote its non-interventionist approach and encourage greater transparency in winemaking.

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 No Comments »

Paul Draper crowned the 2013 Winemakers’ Winemaker at ProWein

Californian legend Paul Draper has been named the 2013 Winemakers’ Winemaker by the Institute of Masters of Wine and the drinks business.

Monday, March 25th, 2013 2 Comments »

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