#221 - November 30, 2012
Originally created in California, these blended wines can be summed up as the "American Bordeaux". The term is a blend of the words "merit" and "heritage" and pronounced the same. The Red blend is made from at least 2 of the 5 Bordeaux grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and Malbec. The White Meritage is a blend at least 2 of Sauvignon Blanc, Sauvignon Vert, and Semillon.
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Feb. 21 to 23, 2013 – St. Paul, MN
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The above prices (in US Dollars) do not include the flight to Milan, Italy and return flight from Verona, Italy. (A search of several coach seat flights originating and ending out of Des Moines, Iowa on 11-21-12 indicated that the round trip cost would be approximately $2,000 per person).
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Crémant: French sparkling wine not made in Champagne region.
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