In my videos, I have talked about this year (2014) as another year of diversity in my tasting. I continue to challenge myself to have as full spectrum of wine videos from as many wine regions as possible.
I know many specialist of wine reviewers and writers and some have a very specific scope of region: California, Northern California, Bordeaux, Rioja and so fourth. I have always believed, at least, for myself that it would betray my intellect to not taste wines from the furthest reaches. My home base is San Francisco and whether I was based here or not I would continue to have California wines as another region to review wines.
I published a list that I call my Landmark List (2-March-2013) and here is the article: https://jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com/2013/03/02/wine-country-tasting-wish-list-revised-2013-james-melendez-james-the-wine-guy/
I noted the following as wine countries that I have not tasted:
- Czech Republic
- Finger Lakes
I can now remove Jordan, Peru, Moldova, Finger Lakes, Ontario, Turkey. You will see the one’s I removed from Landmark list have now moved to the Need to Taste More (NTM) List.
I have included below my Need to Taste More (NTM) list.
Need to Taste More (NTM) List:
- Valle d’Aosta
- South Africa
- Canary Islands (Islas Canarias)
- Republic of Georgia
- Washington State
- Bosnia & Herzegovina
- New Zealand
- New Jersey
And I will probably continue to add to my NTM (Need to Taste More) List.
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Please drop me a line if you know where I could obtain wines from either list (Landmark or NTM). – firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you and a great year to you!
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