Music and Wine should be paired. Both can transport you to another time, place or memory. This pairing is a classic. It’s a classic pairing like peanut butter and jelly or black-and-white gingham prints and sunflowers. But of course I’m talking about Merlot. Yes, that damn Sideways film did give Merlot a bad name which is unfortunate because there are beautiful Merlot and Merlot blends out there just waiting to be explored. What better to pair the quintessential, winter romantic hit “Baby it’s Cold Outside” than with a dark, smoky, ready-for-a-cast-iron-steak glass of 2010 Nickel and Nickel Harris Vineyard Merlot.