For Father’s Day, my husband thought it would be nice to take a leisurely back-roads drive to Ridge Vineyards in Cupertino via Pierce Road in Saratoga and then do a little wine tasting.  It was nice to get away from major roads and freeways, and we very much enjoyed the drive – but much more so the destination!

Every time we visit Ridge, it seems to be just a little bit nicer than when we’d last seen it.  The grounds have gone from rustic to sophisticated and there are many more places to enjoy a little wine and picnic now as compared to ten or twenty years ago. (I think I first joined Jim there more than 30 years ago.)  Here are a few photos of our trek there today.    It’s always a pleasant place to visit, and often the views are spectacular.

1 Ridge 3 Ridge walking in (2) 2 landscaping 5 outside patio 6 Ridge sign 7 Beware of Rattlesnakes 8 Panorama 9 Looking north 10 Looking east 10 Vineyard 11 Young grapes 12 Vineyard and view toward Los Gatos 13 Looking southeast 14 Cupertino hillside home 15 For the birds

For more info about Ridge, tasting, or joining any of their member programs, please visit them online at http://www.ridgewine.com/ or stop by the lovely Montebello Road campus when they’re open.

17100 Monte Bello Road Cupertino, CA 95014

Phone 408.867.3233

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  1. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,430 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,833 sqft
  2. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,062 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,698 sqft
  3. 5 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,300 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,492 sqft
  4. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,432 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,141 sqft
  5. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,082 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,320 sqft
  6. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,040 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,285 sqft
  7. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,406 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,427 sqft
  8. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,655 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,117 sqft
  9. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,540 sq ft
  10. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,936 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,757 sqft

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