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MERF Wines

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Hugh and Al give us the lowdown on a new value wine distributed by the well-known Pacific Northwest winemaker David "Merf" Merfeld.

Merf Chadonnay, Columbia Valley '15  ** $  VALUE

A great bargain

Merf Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley '15 ** VALUE

Supple, fresh and very approachable, another good deal

As General Partner of Clipper City Brewing Company, L.P., Hugh J. Sisson is among Baltimore's premier authorities on craft brewing and a former manager of the state's first pub brewery, Sissons, located in Federal Hill. A fifth generation Baltimorean, Hugh has been involved in all aspects of craft brewing.
Al Spoler, well known to WYPR listeners as the wine-loving co-host of "Cellar Notes" has had a long-standing parallel interest in cooking as well. Al has said, the moment he started getting serious about Sunday night dinners was the same moment he started getting serious about wine. Over the years, he has benefited greatly from being a member of the Cork and Fork Society of Baltimore, a gentlemen's dining club that serves black tie meals cooked by the members themselves who are some of Baltimore's most accomplished amateur cooks.