12 - Napa Valley Merlot
This might come as a shock to you, but sometimes, Hollywood lies to you. Sorry to break it to you this way but it's true. Thanks to Sideways, Merlot saw a massive drop in sales and respect from the average wine drinker. We dive into the hear of the lie, Napa Valley, and discuss wines that demonstrate why Merlot should not be shunned but celebrated.
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