29 March 2018
If you are new to the world of red wine, you will want to start off your sampling endeavors with a few of the classic varieties, rather than leaping head-on into rare vintages and unique blends. Here are four classic red varieties that you've probably heard of before, and that definitely belong on a first-time tasting table. Merlot Merlot is a very popular variety of bold red wine. Although it has great depth of flavor, it is still considered approachable, and it pairs well with an array of foods.