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Ridge Vineyards Turns 50

Building a legacy with Paul Draper and company
Dec 2011 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
When Ridge Vineyards was bonded as a commercial winery in the rugged mountains above Cupertino, California in 1962, the expectations for growth were rather low. At the time, winemaker David Bennion and the other three engineers from the Stanford Research Institute, who purchased a segment of the original Monte Bello Ridge property in 1959, had a simple dream of making a world-class Cabernet Sauvignon with fruit grown in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Little would this eclectic group of scientists ...
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