> >What about Long Island red wines? The vinyards there specialize in Merlots. > > > > =Mark > Ooohhh, now he's got me dreaming of Pindar Merlots and ports.... my ex had a connect there and we used to buy it by the case every time we drove east.... I recommend it two thumbs up! I always loved Merlots, but these are the best I ever done had..... truly. They make a champagne method sparkling wine that's pretty tops too..... Diane, thirsty in Flanders after a 12 hour night shift in the local refugee center, eating honey pecans dusted with Calvin's Wonder Powder and drinking a glass of cheap but tasty port.... a fine combo!! Later, folks!