Meritage Alliance
What's happening
  • We have our first member winery from Oklahoma!  Welcome to Clauren Ridge Vineyard & Winery from Edmond, OK.  We now have members in 29 states and six countries.
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New Members
  • Gershon Bachus Vintners
  • Maple Ridge Vineyard
  • Parasdise Springs Winery
  • Brecon Estate 
  • Garnier Vineyards
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25 Years of Meritage

Press Releases

Meritage Alliance Elects 2013-14 Officers
Susie Bynum to Serve Third Term as Chairman

Susie Bynum of Ehret Family Winery is elected to third term as Meritage Alliance Chairman.

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Merry, Merry Meritage
A Chapter from "The Psychology of Wine"

Two Australian wine lovers and psychologists explore the history and psychology of wine.  This chapter deals with the famous Judgment of Paris, which they believe was the impetus of the Meritage movement.

Merry, Merry Meritage
Meritage Alliance Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Santa Rosa, CA, Monday, January 7, 2013

M-E-R-I-T-A-G-E spells success!  Twenty-five years ago it was just a word.  Now Meritage is the fastest growing wine category. 

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Meritage
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Meritage

Facts, figures and milestones over 25 years of Meritage.

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Susie Bynum Re-Elected Chairman of Meritage Alliance
Healdsburg, CA, Friday, June 1, 2012

Susie Bynum, national sales manager for Ehret Family Winery, was elected to a second term as chairman of The Meritage Alliance at the organization's annual meeting on May 23.


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Susie Bynum elected chairman of Meritage Alliance
Healdsburg, CA, Monday, June 27, 2011

Susie Bynum, national sales and marketing director for Ehret Family Winery, was elected chairman of The Meritage Alliance at the organization's annual meeting on Thursday, June 23.

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Meritage is now the fastest growing wine category!
Healdsburg, CA, Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Step aside Pinot Noir. Meritage and other blended wines were the fastest growing wine category in 2010, according to research by Symphony IRI Group, which studies domestic table wine sales at major U.S. food and drug stores for Wines & Vines Magazine.

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Wine Blog pioneer Tom Wark to address Meritage Alliance

Pioneer wine blogger Tom Wark, whose Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog is read by thousands of followers, will be the featured speaker at the annual meeting of The Meritage Alliance at Dry Creek Vineyard in Healdsburg on Wednesday, May 26.

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Wine Celebrities Star in New Meritage Alliance Video and Organization Launches Redesigned Website

Master Chef Charlie Palmer and noted wine educator Fred Dame are among wine industry celebrities starring in a new video promoting Meritage wines, featured on the Meritage Alliance's redesigned website online at

Read more about the Meritage Alliance video and redesigned website…