Definition of Meritage in English:

Meritage

noun

US
  • Any of various wines of high quality produced exclusively in the United States from blends of Bordeaux grape varieties. [A trademark in the United States.]

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in The Los Angeles Times. Blend of merit and heritage, chosen in 1988 after an international competition held by American vintners to create a name to denote high-quality blended wines.

Pronunciation

Meritage

/ˈmɛrɪtɪdʒ/