Middle Ridge Winery
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Middle Ridge Winery evolved from Chris and Melody Johnston’s appreciation of creativity and craftsmanship, and from their commitment to bringing people together through the enjoyment of handcrafted, artisan wine. Their philosophy is simple: to have a conversation with everyone who comes in contact with the winery.  This theme is expressed in the winery’s tagline “ … when the conversation is as important as the wine.”

A successful entrepreneur and data communications expert, Chris follows his winemaking passion by carefully selecting grapes and closely monitoring the wine through the fermentation and ageing processes. Anyone who meets Chris knows that all you have to do is ask him a question about wine and you will get nuggets of information. From a treatise on corks to the shape of wine bottles, Chris shares his love of wine and invites everyone to taste, talk and enjoy.

Co-founder Melody manages the day-to-day business of the winery, from coordinating special events and wine club activities to overseeing the website. Her extensive management and marketing experience in the restaurant and retail industries, and her more recent years in education, are the basis of her commitment to a down-to-earth, personal approach to enjoying and learning about wine.

With their unique entrepreneurial spirit and love of good wine and conversation, Chris and Melody are a team focused on producing the best wines and wine experience for their many customers and friends.

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Middle Ridge Winery evolved from Chris and Melody Johnston’s appreciation of creativity and craftsmanship, and from their commitment to bringing people together through the enjoyment of handcrafted, artisan wine.

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Area
Idyllwild
Wines/Liquors Produced
Cabernet Sauvignon Grenache Malbec Merlot Muscat Canelli Pinot Grigio Pinot Noir Red Blend Red Meritage Blend Sangiovese Sauvignon Blanc Syrah Zinfandel
Features
Gift Shop Olive Oils
Hours
Sun - Mon, Wed - Thu Noon - 6pm, Fri - Sat Noon - 9pm
Phone
951-659-9000
Address
54301 N. Circle Drive
City
Idyllwild
State
CA
ZIP
92549
E-mail
winetalk@middleridge.com
Website
https://www.middleridge.com

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