"Someone coming from 1850 in Bordeaux would recognize what we are doing,"says Paul Draper, Ridge Vineyards IN Wired Magazine, 2005.
[ 01 ] Appellations have a history of excellence; or not. [ 02 ] Vineyard installation effects excellence. [ 03 ] Farming pivots around the seasonality. [ 04 ] Winemaking pivots around seasonality. [ 05 ] Quality grapes equal appellation, vineyard, farm, season. [ 06 ] Quality wines are a function of the winemaking. [ 07 ] Quality benchmarks, bottle wines, are the standard. [ 08 ] Quality supports the price above 1,000 cases. [ 09 ] Marketplaces are buying and drinking all the wine. [ 10 ] Keep in touch. Consumers define well-made wine.