Wine of the Month: The 2008 Vicarmont Lodi Merlot is soft and fruit-focused
The 2008 Vicarmont Lodi Merlot is a mix of black cherry and
cedar box sensations.
Visit Lodi! has recognized Randy Caparoso as Tourism Advocate of
Posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 12:00 am
Updated: 9:40 am, Thu Apr 3, 2014.
How soon we forget. Not too long ago, Merlot was the go-to wine
for the majority of America’s red wine drinkers — what Chardonnay
was to “Bridget Jones,” and White Russians to “The Big
Then this varietal suffered the indignity of being disparaged in
the movie “Sideways” (2004), and soon after, became decidedly
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 12:00 am.
Updated: 9:40 am.