Featured Wines

See new arrivals and find out what’s on sale right now at The Merch! This page is updated regularly, so be sure to check back often!

  • California Red Blends Not to Be Missed! 28 JanIf you’re not taking a hard look at California red blends these days, boy are you missing out! While we do acknowledge that this category has been plagued for years with terrible examples, we’ve found loads of over-delivering, bold reds. These are some of our...

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  • Best California Cabernet Values! 27 JanWe’ve got a great selection of tasty juice from the golden state! These are great for everyday drinking and some are even worthy of short term cellaring. We think these are delicious, fun, easy-drinking values. It’s rare these days to find rock solid Napa Valley...

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  • Affordable 95 Point Pinot! 26 JanOregon continues to excel with back-to-back stellar vintages! After the 2014 vintage saw some of the best juice in years, we are happy to find out….2015 is just as exciting. The 2014s are characterized by more elegant and silky wines with lush fruit (and typically...

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  • Delicious Under $10 Ital. Red 25 JanWe’ve got a 91 point IGT rosso from Umbria….a “Super Umbrian” if you will! In great vintages this beauty punches well above its weight, and guess what? This is another great vintage! Believe it or not this tasty blend can even age for a few...

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  • BEST Value in Bordeaux? 23 JanDo not miss out on one of the BEST values we’ve found in Bordeaux! This beauty hails from the folks at Chateau Angelus, and it is an amazing right bank wine that drinks well above its modest price! Six packs come sealed in wood! 2015...

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  • Red Bordeaux Highlights 22 Jan2015 is one of the BEST recent vintages in Bordeaux! The wines are rich, full bodied and loaded with great fruit. We have been loading up on some exceptional values and here are a few of our favorites! 2015 Chateau Jeanguillon, Bordeaux Superieur AOC On...

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  • Stunning White Bordeaux 21 JanHere’s a great wine from one of Bordeaux’s top white wine producers! 2014 Chateau Carbonnieux “La Croix de Carbonnieux”, Pessac-Leognan AOC On Sale $29.99 The second wine of the illustrious Chateau Carbonnieux! This is all lime skin infused herbs and BIG flavors from an estate...

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  • Stellar Northern Rhones 20 JanDelas is one of the most anticipated arrivals every year in our Rhône section. These two Syrahs are perfect examples of the Rhône treatment of the grape, with classic characteristics, however the winemakers are using a more modern approach (destemming fruit, oak treatment). All the...

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  • St. Prefert Chateauneuf du Papes 19 JanWe have a spectacular selection of both Southern AND Northern Rhone wines available. These highly rated reds are some of the finest out there! The Syrahs of the Northern Rhone valley are so elegant, aromatic, and silky you’d think you’re drinking Burgundy at twice the...

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  • Best Values from around the World 12 JanWe think we’ve got the best selection in Saint Louis when it comes to value driven wines! We search hard to bring you the best bargains out there. Here’s a great selection of yummy wines that won’t break the bank. All are in stock and...

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  • Great Winter Reds 11 JanIs there anything greater than some hearty winter fare and a great Cotes-du-Rhone? We’d be hard pressed to come up with another appellation that can punch so much higher above its weight at the under $20 price point. This is gorgeous Grenache at an amazing...

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  • Great Cali. Reds Under $10 08 JanThese two values from California offer incredible value for a modest amount of money. And the Merch favorite Cross Springs Pinot Noir is going away soon, so grab a last bit while you can! 2015 Cline Ancient Vine Zinfandel, Contra Costa County, California On Sale...

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  • Bordeaux Whites/Reds/Sauternes 27 NovThis very special collection of Bordeaux represents highlights from banks left and right, including delicious dry whites, dry reds, and a few incredible Sauternes for dessert. The list also includes a few library releases with a decade or more of age, and they are drinking...

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  • Argentina’s Next Big Thing: Cab. Franc! 26 NovThe Catena Zapata family is indisputably one of the big names in quality Argentine wine. And the Gran Enemigo is an exciting new project from one of Catena’s winemakers, Alejandro Vigil. We think Cabernet Franc is the “next big thing” in Argentine wine. We are...

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  • Evesham Wood Pinot Noirs 26 NovYou might think it’s odd that these Oregon Pinot Noirs were reviewed by the folks at Burghound, since they usually only review the wines of Burgundy. It just goes to show how sophisticated these wines are. The styling is very Burgundian. And if the term...

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  • New Cremant from Domaine des Granges 25 NovThis zippy, refreshing Cremant (the name for non-Champagne French sparkling wine). Yannick Paquet is from the family behind the Domaine des Granges label, which we’ve been in love with for a while. This Cremant is a great alternative to Champagne when you want to celebrate...

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  • Jean Royer Chateauneufs 24 NovJeb Dunnuck on Domaine Jean Royer: “Vigneron Jean-Marie Royer pulls from a number of prime terroirs, most consisting of sandy soils. While 2015 was challenging for the sandier parts of the appellation, he’s turned out a bevy of beautiful wines.” 2015 Domaine Jean Royer Châteauneuf-du-Pape...

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  • Cool Weather Reds–Great Deals! 11 NovWith the chilly weather, you want hearty meals and a good pot roast needs red wine. These two reds come at great prices and they are really goooooood! 2013 Acumen Red Blend “Mountainside,” Napa Valley, California On Sale $29.99 (lowest price online!) Sourced from the...

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  • Dynamite 2nd Label Reds 09 NovThese two bargains are second labels of prestigious estates in Washington and California, respectively. Sleight of Hand in Columbia Valley has an established reputation for quality wines, cooky labels, and a strong sense of vision. Round Pond is a classic estate in Napa Valley, widely...

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  • New S. Hemisphere Arrivals 06 NovDon’t be fooled by the price of these gems! They would normally go for a lot more but we snagged a great deal on them and we’re passing the savings on to you! These are good by-the-case wines for all your upcoming parties! 2016 Mud...

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  • New Jura Wines 03 NovDomaine de la Touraize is a project of Andre-Jean Morin, part of an 8th generation family of wine makers in Jura. Using classic Burgundian techniques (and with all grapes hand-selected and hand-picked), Morin is creating some really beautiful small-production wines. Jura is an obsure region...

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  • 95 Point Italian Gems 02 NovThe 2013 vintage in Italy was pretty legendary for some, and these two producers are among them. Castello di Ama is widely considered to be among the greatest Chiantis produced. And Virna’s regular Barolo DOCG in this vintage had the same quality as a normal...

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  • Delicious $12 Malbec 24 OctThis cool winery is named after several relentless colonies of ants (hormigas = ants) that inhabited the vineyard sites where the winery was established. The wine is fruity and delicious, and goes down a little too easily. Of course, at this price that’s okay! 2015...

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  • New Pinots: Cali. vs. Oregon 22 OctWe’re very excited about both of these new arrival Pinot Noirs. The CP is a rockin’ example of California Pinot done well, with a fuller-bodied design than its Oregon or French counterparts. The Big Fire from Oregon is a bit leaner and earthier, and also...

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  • Ramey Wine Cellars 20 OctWe have incredible prices on these two entry-level wines from Ramey Wine Cellars. David Ramey is a big name in California and his wines are honest and delicious. The style is new world-old world. That is, they offer an homage to old world traditions but...

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