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Vinoble is proud to list Ridge Wines Hong Kong. The history of Ridge Vineyards starts in 1885, when Osea Perrone, a physician who became a prominent member of San Francisco's Italian neighborhood, purchased 180 acres close to the top of Monte Bello Ridge. He terraced the slopes and planted vineyards; using native limestone, he constructed the Monte Bello Winery, producing the very first vintage under that monika in 1892. This unique cellar, built into the mountainside on three levels, is Ridge's production centre. At 2600′, it's surrounded by the "upper vineyard", now referred to as the Perrone Ranch. From the 1940s, William Short, a theologian, purchased the abandoned winery and vineyard just beneath the Perrone land; he replanted several parcels to cabernet sauvignon in the late 1940s. From these vines -- the "middle vineyard" and referred to as the Torre Ranch -- new owners Dave Bennion, Hew Crane, Charlie Rosen, and Howard Ziedler, all Stanford Research Institute engineers, created a quarter-barrel of "estate" cabernet. This Monte Bello Cabernet was one of California's greatest wines of the era. Its quality and distinctive character, and the wines made from these same blossoms in 1960 and '61, convinced the partners to re-bond the winery in time for the 1962 vintage.