Ste. Michelle Launches New Wine Brand

The Merf range comes from veteran winemaker David "Merf" Merfeld.

Washington-based Ste. Michelle Wine Estates has launched a new line of wines crafted and inspired by veteran winemaker David “Merf” Merfeld. The Merf range includes two wines—a Chardonnay ($11 a 750-ml.) and a Cabernet Sauvignon ($13)—sourced from Washington’s Columbia Valley. The wines are available in 19 states, with nationwide distribution set to follow this summer. For more information, visit