Monthly Archives: November 2012

Call for More Wines to Review – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

My recent story on Metrics Review of My Video Reviews has certainly helped me to hone in on what I am still need to do with respect to video reviews. I do believe surface has yet to be scratched for videos– … Continue reading

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Metrics Review of My Video Reviews – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

I don’t think many people who review things like wine or food or cars or books or anything else–reviews themselves or if they do publish such results. I review myself because it is a way to centre myself–reach for other … Continue reading

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Domaine Pouillon – Lyle, Washington (Pop. 511) – A Treasury of Wines – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

I met Alexis Pouillon in Portland, Oregon in August of this year.  I had not heard of his winery before–so I was excited to taste wines from his line.  His Domaine is based in Lyle, Washington (population 511)– across the … Continue reading

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San Francisco Vintners Market – Direct to Consumer – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

I have been attending the San Francisco Vintners Market for the past couple of years.  Center stage of this wine event is the ‘Try and Buy It’ scope.  SFVM is a great way to match wineries to consumers.  I hear … Continue reading

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Chardonnay I do -James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Just figuring out a title for this story is hard to place on my computer screen (i.e. ‘pen-to-paper’ so to speak).  Symbolically, I might write the title with arrows pointing at and away lots of question marks and several exclamation … Continue reading

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Inauguration of Masseria Altemura, Puglia, Italy- October 2012 – A Foot On Ground Report – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

I have always been a student of geography–endlessly fascinated as to what other places look like that I have never visited.  Viewing of maps of regions, territories and countries explains relationships, connections and even dependencies (with respect to dependencies I … Continue reading

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