Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Great Wine List Revolution To Come – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

A revolution in the wine list is coming–ready or not!  Visit a restaurant in New York or London or San Francisco and see a high tilt of wine lists with all of the usual suspects (wine regions) in overwhelming ratios … Continue reading

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Washington County, Oregon – a Great Center for the Beverage Arts – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Washington County, Oregon might be better known as a home base or headquarters for larger business campuses like Nike and Intel but this County is a gem for the beverage and culinary arts.  Washington County, Oregon – just a tunnel … Continue reading

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Charles Heidsieck Brut Rosé Réserve – NV – 9.5 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

  A lyrical wine, gorgeous; bold, confident and highly nuanced; just hint of light rose coloration-simply beautiful. Expressive notes of wild strawberry, Oregon Tayberry, hint of fennel, flaky biscuit, and just roasted pine nuts.  Could have enjoyed alone but best shared. … Continue reading

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Wine and Video and What is To Come – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

I don’t consider myself a wine blogger as by definition that would mean I only write online in a very narrow space called a blog as opposed to a person who write about wine.  But how about someone who speaks … Continue reading

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