Jul. 3rd

Ridge's Paul Draper Named One of the World's Top 5 Winemakers by Decanter Magazine

3rd Jul. 2015  /  OUR BRANDS  ·  Ridge
Source: Decanter

"Paul has been a beacon for the importance of single-vineyard sites, sustainable grape growing, selective "natural" winemaking practice and the diversity of wine styles. He is also a great human being." 

-Peter Gago, Penfolds Wine Maker

Summergate is extremely proud to announce that over one hundred of the world’s finest wine producers have named Ridge Vineyards’ founder Paul Draper as “The 5th Most Admirable Wine Maker in the World,” in Decanter Magazine’s July Issue.

Decanter recently featured a survey of 133 leading winemakers from around the world, in which they asked one of the key questions that everyone is dying to know - “Which producers do you most admire?” The results were consolidated into a list of the top thirty winemakers worldwide – and Paul Draper from Ridge Vineyards was voted #5!

At the same time, Summergate welcomed David Amadia, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, and John Olney, Vice President of Winemaking, to Shanghai, Hong Kong & Macau for a brief visit to celebrate and share these outstanding wines with key customers and wine lovers alike.

Ridge Vineyards has also recently been nominated as “The 7th Most Admired Wine Brand in the World” by Drink International, we are excited to congratulate Ridge on all of their recent and very well-deserved awards.

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