Inside Birmingham’s 110-year-old Merritt House, this restaurant has Alabama’s largest wine list, featuring over 500 labels with particular depth in Bordeaux and domestic Pinot Noir. It’s a match for food that merges French, New American and Southern influences.
From the Sommelier: “I’ve loved seeing the growth in interest of French white wines, particularly Sancerre. Our scene here in Birmingham always surprises me with the depth of knowledge guests have, and even the more novice guests have been willing to venture out. Birmingham is exploding with local restaurants and regional concept groups—it’s a privilege to be a part of it. More and more people come to us every month wanting to see what’s new, what’s in season, or what awesome wine they don’t know about yet.” —Jesse Jewell, Galley and Garden
Dish We Loved: Fried green tomatoes with Beeler’s bacon and house pimento cheese