Ridge Vineyards

Listing wine ingredients would ‘raise quality’, critic argues

The wine industry should list all ingredients in order to ultimately raise the quality on offer, a US wine critic has claimed.

Five wines you never knew were ‘natural’

We round up a handful of wines that are delicious, varied, and do without any manipulative cellar techniques – but don’t class themselves as “natural”.

Paul Draper to retire

Ridge Vineyards’ winemaker and chief executive, Paul Draper, is set to retire from the Santa Cruz estate it has been announced.

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.

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