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Merlot Confidential @ Raphael Vineyard

June 7, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Merlot Confidential: 2010 Merliance Release Party

Friday, June 7th, 2013
7:00pm – 9:00pm | $40
Merliance, the alliance of Long Island producers of quality merlot and merlot-based blends, invites you to join its member-winemakers for a top-secret tasting of the signature wines of the region. Merliance is releasing its 2010 Merliancethe groups eponymous merlot blend and the only cooperative wine made on Long Islandand offering a vertical tasting of Merliance, some vintages of which are now quite rare. Well also be tasting our members not-yet-released merlots and merlot-based blends from the landmark 2010 and 2012 vintagesthe latter from barrel. Be among the first to taste these extraordinary wines, some released at this special event, some offered years before their release! A selection of hors doeuvres will be served, courtesy of Raphael. And specially paired Swedish fare from world-class Stockholm-based Chef Karl Ljung will be featured, as well, courtesy of the Swedish Culinary Summer.

Tickets are just $40, available at
Proceeds fund the research and other quality initiatives of Merliance


June 7, 2013
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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