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Ridge Vineyards

17100 Montebello Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014-5435
+1 408-867-3233
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Excellent wine, friendly staff, beautiful setting

It is quite the long and winding road to get here, but it is magnificent and worth the trip... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
1hurleygirl
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Portland, Oregon, United States
Tucked in on the Ridge

I am still new to this Silicon Valley area of the bay and I am delighted to discover that there are... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
KokoPowder
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Fremont, California
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17100 Montebello Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014-5435
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+1 408-867-3233
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Reviewed 10 April 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

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Reviewed 13 February 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
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Reviewed 22 January 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
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Reviewed 7 January 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
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Reviewed 28 October 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

Thank winnipegnowoz
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Ridge in Sonoma county was on our list to visit but when friends we stopped to see in San Jose said they were wine club members here and wanted an outing, we drove up for the afternoon.The place is quite nice for its views but...More

Thank Grey C
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

I'd read lots of reviews about the drive here; honestly if you are European this is a breeze, wide roads up a winding hill. If you are used to American roads it may be a little more challenging, but certainly not a reason to visit....More

Thank Livesbythec
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great place to visit. Good wine. Drive is a bit windy but clean air, blue skies, friendly people and very nice location.

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We were unaware that there were any vineyards in the Santa Cruz Mountains until our daughter informed us of her visit to Ridge Vineyards. We decided to pack a picnic lunch and go visiting. I contacted Ridge by email to see if we could visit...More

Thank Marc B
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We purchased a "Passport" book for free wine tastings at many Santa Cruz Wineries. We went to 4 wineries and this review is for Ridge Vineyards only - the only winery with such rules. Staff was very polite as they told us their rules for...More

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