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The Best Buy in the LCBO at the moment

Niagara 2010 vintage could possibly be the best of the decade and Jackson-Triggs Black Series Meritage reflects those perfect conditions. With an alcohol per volume of 13.3%, this extra dry wine adheres to the traditional 37/32/31 blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot grapes. 160 more words


Cameron Hughes Lot 426 Meritage

Cameron Hughes Meritage 2012 is a young wine, but thoroughly well put together. This blend from Napa Valley consists of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. It’s a swirl of colder black fruit, blackberry juice, black cherry sorbet, welcoming tannins, figs, and sweet dark melons.The fruit in this wine is absolutely marvelous, in a topically enchanting sort of way. 19 more words

Wine Reviews

Zag Musicians Behind the Jams: Meritage

You may have caught this corky trio at their recent performance at Crosby Coffee House just last week. But you may have left wanting more, with burning questions–How did these three actually come together to perform with their perfectly harmonized melodies? 1,381 more words

Campus Life

Ridgeline Vineyards Meritage 2010

I bought this one on ratings and write-ups, having never heard of it before.  It started out with plums and a woody note on the nose with an interesting initial attack that was slightly sour.   113 more words


Cobbler Mountain Cellars

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I decided to blog about a winery I recently visited that has some Irish heritage. Cobbler Mountain Cellars… 528 more words


Cabernet and Blends: Quaffing Values to Evolving Older Wines

In sampling several hundred wines at trade tastings and events, plus browsing local merchants for great values under $!5, we found some fine candidates the past two months and tweeted about them. 443 more words


Meritage — Restaurant Week

Restaurant week is an exciting time in the Twin Cities. Put on through MSP Magazine, a couple dozen restaurants participate and offer $30 set menus. I have to say I really did think that more restaurants would participate, but perhaps there isn’t quite enough buzz around it yet. 455 more words