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Ridge Vineyards

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Incredible wine and panoramic and awe-inspiring views

Rising high above Stevens Creek Reservoir along a steep and seemingly obscure road rests Ridge... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Roseville, California
A must visit when on the peninsula!

At the last minute arranged a casual tasting for a Friday afternoon. Arrived at the vineyard after... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Greenwich, CT
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17100 Montebello Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014-5435
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rising high above Stevens Creek Reservoir along a steep and seemingly obscure road rests Ridge Vineyards. You’re greeted with panoramic and awe-inspiring views that overlook the entire South Bay metropolis. Being on top of the world has its advantages, at Ridge Vineyards, stellar wines one...More

Thank CaliforniaExplored
Reviewed August 8, 2018

At the last minute arranged a casual tasting for a Friday afternoon. Arrived at the vineyard after a stunning drive up the Santa Cruz mountains and stopped into the reception hall. We met Leonard who redirected us to the casual tasting area and walked us...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We didn’t know this winery basically in our backyard, yet, we joined as member after visiting it once - you will never disappointed at any of their wine ranging from Zin, Chardonnay to their famous Monte Bello Cab - no wonder they won the first...More

1  Thank chiy398
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

We love Ridge Chardonnay, therefore it was obvious to visit the Vinyard and make a tasting there. It was even much better than expected. The tasting was the best we ever have done, because of the explanations and background stories we got. The location is...More

Thank Bjoern L
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Perched at the end of the winding and scenic climb is one of the finest Vineyards I've ever been to! We did a tour of the winery and vineyards and tasted 5 amazing wines including the Montebello.

Thank theparthlesstraveled
Reviewed April 10, 2018

It is quite the long and winding road to get here, but it is magnificent and worth the trip. The wines really are very good, although a bit pricey. More of a special occasion purchase for our budget. But, the staff were all very friendly,...More

Thank 1hurleygirl
Reviewed February 12, 2018

I am still new to this Silicon Valley area of the bay and I am delighted to discover that there are wineries here too! You do not have to drive all the way to Napa, Lodi, or Amador County! There is some more exploring I...More

Thank KokoPowder
Reviewed January 21, 2018

It is a long haul up a windy road, but the view is absolutely worth it. Ridge makes excellent Zinfandel wine, and is equally proud of the stuff, so don't expect it to be cheap. There are mulitple Zins and can go from average to...More

Thank Jimmy M
Reviewed January 7, 2018

"Monte Bello" is one of two beautiful estates owned by Ridge Vineyards. You can buy famous Zinfandel ($40.00) at the shop there. Note that this zinfandel is produced in the other estate (Lytton Springs) so you may want as well to buy Cabernet ($60.00) produced...More

Thank takafumik952
Reviewed October 27, 2017

Don't bother, long trip for worst wine tasting I have ever attended. Arrived early told to wait outside for 40 minutes in 90 degree heat although the A/C lounge area inside was free. Finally allowed in to a sip of white wine and tour of...More

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May 22, 2016|
Response from Jennie P | Reviewed this property |
He can't attend a tasting, but there is a picnic area where he'd be welcome.