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Magazine Archives: Nov. 30, 2017

Merlot Magic

Duckhorn leads the way as California vintners approach the grape with new energy
Kim Marcus
Issue: November 30, 2017


California Merlot, that finicky grape, is seeing a resurgence in popularity, but winemakers have been facing an uphill battle against recent bad weather. Wine Spectator's Kim Marcus explains.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 31, 2017.

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