White Merlot

Red Wine Wins in a White Wine Competition.

News article taken from Richmond Times Dispatch Something rather interesting happened recently at the Celebration of the Vine festival in Virginia. The red wine that took first place was Cooper Vineyards 2009 Petit Verdot. No huge surprises there. But what about the white winner? A white merlot! New Kent Winery’s White Merlot, to be precise. “This could be a first for a red grape,” New Kent winemaker Tom Payette said. To make a White Merlot, the…

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