Wine Tastings for Two or Four with Take-Home Bottles at Merlo Family Vineyards (Half Off)

Clarksburg

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After tasting a flight of five wines, including choices from the cellar, pairs choose a bottle to take home

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Merlo Family Vineyards - Clarksburg: Wine Tastings for Two or Four with Take-Home Bottles at Merlo Family Vineyards (Half Off)

Wine can function as a social lubricant and conversation starter, especially if you seal off a cocktail party and slowly fill the room with it. Uncork a good time with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $15 for a wine tasting for two and one bottle of wine (a $30 value)
  • $30 for a wine tasting for four and two bottles of wine (a $60 value)

A flight of five vintages comprise each tasting, including samples pulled from the cellar. After the tasting, pairs can choose a bottle of the 2009 chardonnay, the 2006 pinot noir, or the 2005 syrah.

Merlo Family Estate Vineyards

After visiting the vineyard that his great-grandfather planted in northern Italy, Ray Merlo and his wife, Robin, founded their own vineyard on the riverbanks of the tiny town of Hyampom in the mid-eighties. Since then, the business has expanded to a second tasting room located just outside of Sacramento in the wine region of Clarksburg. Each venture is operated under the family name of Merlo, which means “blackbird” in Italian. The soil is rich with rock, gravel, and sand, and the diverse terrain makes for equally diverse grape varietals, all waiting to be converted into libations.

While in the tasting room in Clarksburg, visitors might feel as though they’ve been invited into the cellar itself, as they are surrounded by racks bearing dozens of barrels. The catalog of varietals—from Chardonnay to Syrah—is largely focused on red wines, incorporating the flavors, aromas, and terrior of Trinity County. The native focus of each bottle emphasizes what winemaker Steven Canter likes to think of as “an elegant expression of the land.”

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174 Ratings

We loved our time in learning about wines. If you are able to go out during the week and you seem to have more time to ask questions and enjoy tasting.
Fred J. · 3 days ago
It was a very pleasant and joyful experience to sample the wines from Merlo Family Estate Vineyards. The staff was friendly and very helpful and shared lots of good information on their wines. I would definitely recommend them.
Bryan P. · June 6, 2016
Enjoyed it! They took a lot of time with us. We learned a lot and enjoyed the wines!
Lisa J. · June 5, 2016

Sniff, swirl, and sip the heady juices of the noble grape
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