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The Countdown has begun,

Closing Dec. 24th at 5pm

8 Days till Christmas

15 Days till the end of 2020!!!


Not so much new this week but can we keep it in stock? Any special requests for bottles will need to be placed by this Saturday…

Dan’s Wine Feature

The Squirrels are back in stock! Both the Cabernet and the Red Blend, we’ve gone through these so fast that they’ve been hard to keep in stock. So this week I should have enough in to get us through Christmas. Both of these gems are priced at $25.99 and are true bargains, second labels from Corliss Estate are just a hint at what you’re getting. Red Mountain fruit is always one of my favorite vineyard sources and that’s another reason why these wines are so good, vineyard site, skilled wine makers and appropriately priced make these a perfect holiday selection. If you’ve been fortunate enough to have purchased these before you understand, if not, join the club and Squirrel a few away for the holidays…

Dan’s Pick

Patricia Raquin’s Burgundy is my pick for this week. It’s rare to find a true Burgundy from Beaune, France for $24.99 so when this 2018 was brought in for us to try, it spoke to me. Notes from this wine are as follows,“the animals shown on the label are dogs. The breed is called Borzoi, also called "Russian Wolfhound", which means "fast" in Russian. Patricia and Alain are proud owners of 2 Borzois and they designed this label so that the dogs will be guardian of the vaulted ageing cellar inside their house. The wine is produced from 100% Pinot Noir grapes grown on gravel and silt soils, aged in French oak barrels. Medium to full bodied, earthy, fruity, good minerality with fine structure and tannins on the finish. The wine pairs well with any hearty red meats and cheeses”. I liked the label and I like dogs but I really like a true French Burgundy for this price and I’m sure you will as well.

Food News

So, a woman walks in to the Wine Merchant…No, not a joke. After selecting a few bottles of wine she noticed our beef selection “Oh, I’ll have to check with my husband in the car to see if he would like these”. She texts him, and his response was “who buys steaks at a Wine Shop?”. I simply responded “anyone who wants one of the best steaks available in Findlay. We truly pride ourselves in getting in the finest cuts from the finest purveyors to share with you.”

Food Feature of the Week

Prime, Bone In Prime Rib $21.99lb, tomorrow is the last day to secure one for Christmas. Don’t want Prime, we’ve got Prime Strip Steaks, Lobster, Snow Crab, Shrimp & Scallops, we should have you covered. Let us know of any additions you may need for your Holiday dining.


Beef Tenderloin Frozen 8oz Center Cut Filet $12.99

Whole Fresh Choice Beef Tenderloin - $15.99lb

Kurobota “Frenched” Tomahawk Pork Chops - $12.99 per chop

Fresh Black Angus Prime Strip Steaks - $18.99lb

Fresh Certified Angus Beef Choice Ribeyes - $15.99lb

Snow Crab Clusters 5 to 8oz portions $16.99lb

Acadian Pearl & Glacier Bay Oysters $18.00 for a bakers dozen.

Fresh Halibut - $18.99lb

Fresh Salmon Bay of Fundy Nova Scotia filets -$16.99lb

Cold Water 5 to 6oz Frozen Lobster Tails - $12.99 each

Shrimp Frozen 13/15 count 2lb bags - $27.99 each

Barramundi Asian Sea Bass Frozen 6-8oz cryovac filet - $8.99 each

Saku Block Ahi Tuna AAA Sushi grade - $14.99 per block

U-10 Scallops frozen – $18.99lb

To-Go Charcuterie Box - $39.99

New Wines

Just mostly full racks…

Many of our wines are back in stock just in time for Christmas!

New Beer

Duck Rabbit Baltic Porter 6 pack bottles $13.99

Three Floyds Molten Mirrors $17.99 Urban Artifact Love Letter 4 pack cans $11.99

Boon Schaarbeekse Kriek 12.7oz single bottles $2.99 BACK IN STOCK

Kegs - 1/6 Barrel

Alesmith IPA $129.99

North Coast Scrimshaw $109.99

Final Thought

It’s hard to accept that 2020 is rapidly coming to a close, but sure enough, it is. We’re going to keep the shelves stocked and we’re going to make certain that you’ve got everything you need to celebrate these last two holidays this year. Do you deserve something special, you bet. Let us know what we can do to help you close this year out in a manner that it deserves.

Please, please continue safe practices and please bring a mask when you come visit us at the store.

Cheers from all of us here at The Wine Merchant

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