About rootstock wine merchants

Bringing family-owned, small-production wines made with honesty and authenticity to Memphis, Tennessee.

At Rootstock, our selection and expertise goes beyond the readily available wines of your every day grocery store. Rootstock's wines are made more naturally and with less additives and chemicals. Everything we stock has been tasted by our experienced staff and we're happy to guide you through our selection with expertise – no wine publication scores needed.

Locally owned and operated, find us in the Edge District at 644 Madison Ave.

Locally owned by a wine expert.

Rootstock is owned by Memphis wine expert Scott Smith. A veteran of the wine industry, Smith got his start stocking shelves as a teenager at a local liquor store, moved on to work for a distributor, Rootstock Wine Merchants is Smith's third store. His most recent was Wine Market, a shop on Spottswood in East Memphis that he ran from 2006 to 2019.