California Merlot grape crops are coming in huge this year...again. That makes three straight years of larger than average harvest. THAT (combined with other market pressures) means that we should be seeing Merlot prices come down while quality stays about the same or even raises.
So despite a manufactured Hollywood merlot snub (read: Sideways), now and the next year or so will be a great time to get some decent - great Merlot on the inexpensive side of the store.
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