Merlot vs. Cabernet – What’s The Difference? (And cake pops…for some reason…)




Merlot vs Cabernet – What’s the Difference? (And cake pops…for some reason…)

In this video, my good buddy Joe Talentino and I examine the differences between Merlot and Cabernet wines.

Of course they’re the two most popular red wines in America, but many people don’t know what makes each of them different and unique, or why you might prefer one to the other, so Joe and I here to help!



  • January 27, 2022

    Centaurus International

    It’s a great explanation indeed. Cheers!

  • December 7, 2022


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  • March 23, 2023

    Vancouver Craft Brewery

    Merlot and Cabernet are two of the most popular red wines in the world. While they may share some similarities, there are distinct differences between them which make them unique.

  • May 3, 2024

    John gera

    What an informative article! As a wine enthusiast, I’ve always been fascinated by the distinctions between Merlot and Cabernet, and this piece really highlights the key differences beautifully. It’s incredible how two varietals can offer such unique flavor profiles, with Merlot leaning towards a softer, fruit-forward taste and Cabernet boasting a more robust, structured character. Understanding these nuances can truly elevate the wine-tasting experience, allowing us to appreciate the craftsmanship and artistry behind each bottle. Cheers to expanding our knowledge and palate one glass at a time!

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