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Question on Winery Search

Posted by EMark, Aug 29, 2011.

Guys, I love the site, and I want to ask a question regarding the winery search function.  If I enter "Ridge Vineyards" and click on the search button, I get multiple pages of possibilities that appear to be any winery that has the word "Ridge" in it.  Often it is beneficial to get this feedback--i.e., if I vaguely remember that the name of the winery was "Ridge Something."  More often than not, though, I am looking for the one that has only the word "Ridge" in its name.  Is there a way I can perform the search and limit it to exactly the characters that I enter?


Reply by Chris Carpita, Aug 29, 2011.
Edited Oct 25, 2011

Definitely hear you on this one EMark - we're long overdue to correct some of these issues in search to give you more control over stuff like this.  It's part of the product plan, but I can't say exactly when it will happen.

You can try a "literal" search wherein you surround your entire search query with double quotes (e.g. "Ridge Chardonnay") and that will at least limit your query to wines/wineries containing that precise phrase.  I know this probably doesn't do everything you need it to, but it might help for now.

Reply by EMark, Aug 30, 2011.

Thanks, Chris.  The literal search suggestion cuts down the hits significantly to a manageable collection.  I appreciate your help.

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