Need a guaranteed crowd-pleaser in a pinch? Hosting a dinner party and searching for a bombproof red wine? Reach for Bogle Vineyards’ soft, supple, wholly pleasing 2010 Merlot – a versatile red wine that can take on almost any menu item you might plate up for your guests. This approachable red packs in juicy flavors of black cherry and ripe plums, invigorated with some interesting herbal notes; and you’ll appreciate its velvety, satisfying finish. Serve this lovely Merlot with grilled salmon or tri tip, a wide range of pasta dishes, a creative cheese plate or homemade meatballs and tomato sauce.