The Meritage Alliance Comes of Age
You may be wondering what's going on with the Meritage Association. (Or, maybe not, but I'm going to tell you!) First, we've renamed ourselves the Meritage Alliance. With over 220 winery members all passionate about the art of Bordeaux blending, it was time to expand our outreach to trade and consumer followers. Somehow the name Meritage Alliance vs. Meritage Association seems to better represent the exciting and complex nature of these wines.
A new website is also now up and running. Check it out at www.meritagealliance.org.
And, we just completed a fun new video. You'll see some familiar faces as well as hear perspective on Meritage wines from a famous chef, sommelier and winemaker. Our next big task is to put on a tasting/blending event in San Francisco next year. This is a biggee, but if ZAP (Zinfandel Advocates and Producers) can do it, so can we!
|P.S. After a bunch of arm twisting, I've agreed to remain Chairman for another year. While the pay stinks, the wines sure are awesome! Please support this venerable organization by becoming a fan on our Facebook page. And, while you're at it, you can visit the Dry Creek Vineyard Facebook page too.|
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