Merricks General Wine Store

Back in the days before impersonal supermarkets and oversized shopping centres, the humble general store was a community hub, a place that served an important social, as well as supply, service. 

An Evening With Clovis Taittinger

Usually, when we celebrate, we all likely have one thing in common: Champagne - the universal drink of celebration. What's in a name? In the case of Tattinger (pronounced Tet-ahn-zhay), quite a lot to many who enjoy a glass or two of the nearly 300-year-old Champaign house's sparkling wine.