Merlot in May

Thursday, May 20, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The J. Lohr Merlot Symposium is an educational event in which guests will learn how the soil and climate of the appellation need to be delicately balanced to produce superior varietal character for Merlot. Guests will taste Merlots from Washington, Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley and Paso Robles, and then compare two slightly different styles produced from each of these regions and evaluate the factors responsible for this differentiation. The lecture will also discuss the importance of balance as a determinant of excellence for either style. Please note that this event does not include food items.

$25/person. Tickets and seating are limited and advance ticket purchase is required. Tickets may be purchased in person at the J. Lohr San Jose Wine Center, or by calling Lisa at 408.918.2176, or email