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Merlot Wisdom

MERLOT WISDOM Fun Facts about the wine that people sectretly love. WHERE IS MERLOT GROWN? France leads the way in producing the most Merlot grapes, while the rest of Europe is a close second. USA is third. Chile and Carménère United States Mexico WORD ORIGIN Merlot means blackbird in French. Named for its beautifulblue black color, or the bird's penchant for the grape. OFLAVORFUL The actual flavor and sweetness of the grape depends on the climate it grows in. *100% MERLOT? Merlot used tosell on it's own, butnow it's oftenblended in the French Bordeaux tradition. It is also known to appear in meritage blends. VERSATILE Merlot raised in popularity because of its wide range of flavors--from sweet to dry this wine can please most palates. FOOD FRIENDLY Because of the balance of sugar low acidity, this can be paired with many meals. SIDEWAYS HURT MERLOT SALES Because of the main character's disdain of the grape, sales of merlot decreased. Luckily, sales have regained to their level. "IF ANYONE ORDERS MERLOT, I'M LEAVING!" -MILES RAYMOND, FROM SIDEWAYS SIDEWAYS FROM THE DIRECTOR OF ELECTION AND ABOUT SCHIMIDT "NOT SUITED FOR LONG AGING, SO OPEN THAT BOTTLE AND ENJOY" -MILES WINE CELLARS, FINGER LAKES Meles WineCellars Quote and movie poster from Other Info:,, and Copyright 2013 by Miles Wine Cellars - http/ Create infographics France Rest of Europe Other New World Regions

Merlot Wisdom

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Merlot wisdom features fun facts about the wine people secretly love, but pretend to hate.


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