• ASWA winner Jones von Drehle WineryJones von Drehle Vineyards & Winery Merlot 2014, North Carolina

     Thirty acres in the Yadkin Valley in North Carolina, purchased a decade ago by the Jones and von Drehle families, produced this Best of Category winner. Five clones of merlot are planted in the coolest section of the vineyard ensuring a long growing season to maximize flavor. The winery recommends a classic boeuf bourguignon with this plummy, spicy wine. Suggested retail: $24.00