October is #MerlotMe month and the Wine Pairing Weekend group is celebrating with Merlot tastings and pairings. Thanks to our sponsors for generously supplying us with Merlot samples from California and Washington.
Merlot’s varietal characteristics of cherry, plum, cassis, blackberry, herbal, earth, and spice, in addition to medium tannins and acidity, make it a flexible food-friendly wine. Merlot is right at home with the October seasonal autumn flavors of roasted meats, stews, squashes, and mushrooms. Join the #MerlotMe celebration and discover a new Merlot to try alongside a tempting pairing….