Originally Posted by GloryDayz
Go to your local liquor store and tell the store-keep, "I've been in a few bar fights, while I've not won them all, I've won many, what do you have for me as I'll be having some friends over for the football game this Sunday?" They'll reply, "Have you won more around the 75th percentile of those fights?" If you reply with "yes", they will say, "follow me Sir, we have a great selection of Merlot this week." If you reply with "no" they'll point to the beer cooler and shelves of various forms of whiskey/tequila and tell you to toughen up a little...
Merlot gets a bad rep, a lot because of that damn Sideways movies. It's a good wine, nothing wrong with it. And since it's fallen out of favor, you can get some DAMN FINE merlots for a good price.