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5 Reasons To Love Merlot

5 Reasons To Love Merlot

Is Merlot your favorite wine? Here's some reasons it could be.

It has a Fascinating History.  It is believed that French winemakers named Merlot for the deep blue-black color of the grapes. Merlot translates to "little blackbird." The oldest reference to Merlot dates back to 1784!   It's Popular Around the World.  Merlot is the second most popular wine...
You Had Me at Merlot

You Had Me at Merlot

Softly spoken words of love...

The succulent sweet nectar hits your lips and your entire body tingles.  A feeling of warmth caresses your body, like being cloaked in a heavy velvet blanket.  Smooth and silky, it wraps itself around every inch of your soul.  You find yourself immersed in its comforting embrace. The excitement of what’s...

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Merlot Is Back On Top! Wine Spectator Reveals the 2017 Top 100 List | Just Wine
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Merlot Is Back On Top! Wine Spectator Reveals the 2017 Top 100 List

Today I get to do my little happy dance. For years I’ve been singing the praises of Merlot while people turned up their noses at me. Turns...
  Wine Spectator has revealed their 2017 Wine of the Year as part of the much-anticipated Top 100 List. Topping the chart this year is Duckhorn Napa Valley Three Palms Vineyard 2014 MERLOT. Take that Miles, you sad little man. (Paul Giamatti, Sideways 2004)   Movie Clip: Sideways “I’m Not Drinking...
Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Merlot | Just Wine
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Merlot

An introductory guide to Merlot wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings and growing regions...
Try Merlot Wine if You Like Malbec.   Overview of Merlot Wine Medium to full body wine with medium tannin and acidity. Flavours of plum and chocolate.   How To Pronounce the grape Merlot: Mehr-LŌ   Why We Like Merlot Wine It’s a wallflower that can knock your socks off when it’s good quality. Some...
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Merlot

A red wine grape. It is the most widely planted grape in Bordeaux. Merlot is also grown in most of the same places as Cabernet Sauvignon and...
10 Non-Alcoholic Wines That Actually Taste like Wine Without the Hangover | Just Wine
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10 Non-Alcoholic Wines That Actually Taste like Wine Without the Hangover

Taking a much-needed break from alcohol? Taking part in “Dry January”? Do you miss wine after cutting out all alcohol? Whatever your reasons...
We can’t imagine a life without being able to drink wine and you certainly shouldn’t have to live one! However, it’s not always easy to find good alternatives to drinking wine. Toasting with a soda or a glass of juice isn’t quite the same as clinking wine glasses, so we’ve put together a list of...
9 Junk Food & Wine Pairings Perfect for a Night In | Just Wine
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9 Junk Food & Wine Pairings Perfect for a Night In

Wine can be paired with just about anything – even junk food! Whether you’re into savoury snacks or sweet treats, we got your snack food cravings...
Whether you’re settling in for a movie night or having one of those “treat yourself” days (or weeks, months…), it’s always a good idea to combine your favourite snacks with wine. There’s no better way to class up your junk food obsession than with the perfect wine pairings! Here are some perfect wine...
Wine Hashtags for Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook | Just Wine
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Wine Hashtags for Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook

A list of wine hashtags made for the social savvy wine lover. From Instagram to Twitter, let’s make those wine posts #trend…
Looking for some relevant wine hashtags to help boost your engagement? Coming up with a hashtag strategy can be a challenge for influencers and bloggers– and building an audience can be even harder with the everchanging social media algorithms. However, we’ve compiled a list of popular wine-related...
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