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Merlot Renaissance: Making It Happen

by Chuck Hayward

Over the past few years, merlot has suffered more than any other grape. But there are some compelling examples being produced these days. Here's how one winery is making it happen.

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Looking for Signs at Feytit Clinet

by Chuck Hayward

One of the advantages of spending a full week in Bordeaux at en primeur is the luxury one has to get to know a wine. Any other time of year, that would come through a winery visit, hanging out with the owner or winemaker, kicking the dirt, tasting through some barrel samples or older vintages.

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