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Magazine Archives: Nov. 15, 2003

Cabernet's Glut and Merlot's Slump

James Laube
Issue: November 15, 2003

Get ready for a sweeping realignment of how the markets for California Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot function. These two grapes, currently the state's two most widely planted red varieties, are heading in different directions, which should lead to wholesale changes in how they're perceived and priced.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2003.

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