Wine Merchant's Blog

NEW YEAR, NEW EVENTS!

As we all ease into the New Year, we wanted to remind everyone about our Wednesday Flight Nights! We have an exciting lineup of winemakers set for the first half of the year who will be in the wine bar every Wednesday from 4:30-7:30 pm to present a flight of their great wines and share their stories with our wonderful guests... 

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Posted by carter on 01/18 at 05:24 PM in (0) CommentsPermalink

Happy Holidays & Thank You All!

'Tis the Season for Gratitude!

In the midst of all this holiday madness, we wanted to take a minute to say thank you to our loyal clientele for your longstanding and continued support. We recognize you have a choice of where you can buy wine and we are very appreciative of the fact that you choose us....--->

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Riesling: Complex, Beautiful, and Deserving of Attention

Despite being presented with exquisitely beautiful Rieslings by our top vendors, we tend to stray away from booking Rieslings for our Wine Club because many people react without hesitation with “I don’t like Rieslings because they are too sweet” or even just “I don’t do Rieslings!” While we fully understand the enjoyment of wine is entirely subjective, we can’t help but scratch our heads as to why this noble varietal is so often maligned.

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Why We Love Merlot...

It's really a shame Miles had to go and ruin Merlot for everyone in that fateful movie, Sideways. Of course it's the ultimate irony that the 1961 Cheval Blanc he finally consumed out of a styrofoam cup at the end is a blend of Cabernet Franc and....Merlot. (That’s just a little detail someone on the writing or production team didn’t seem to know about.  They probably should have chosen a left bank Bordeaux instead, which wouldn’t have such a significant percentage of Merlot, but I digress.) 

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