Wine Consultation

Wine – What Are You Saving It For?

I work in a small wine & spirits shop. It's my side gig. I see a small share of customers and although the wine is not the main focus of the shop, I take it seriously. After all, I'm a Somm, it's my job as well as my passion. Actually, I am the only employee… Continue reading Wine – What Are You Saving It For?

Meritage

What Is Meritage?

Meritage, pronounced like heritage (not meri-tahg), first appeared in the late 1980s after a group of American vintners joined forces to create a name for New World wines blended in the tradition of Bordeaux. The word was selected from more than 6,000 entries in an international contest. Meritage combines "merit," reflecting the quality of the… Continue reading What Is Meritage?