Category Archives: Canada

Alberta’s Two Week Boycott of BC Wines – James Melendez

So this just in…. Alberta Ends Wine Boycott Alberta’s Premier Rachel Notley  reportedly said “In a small way, BC blinked’ and hence a victory for Alberta? Well that is a strange way to end a boycott….. first let’s begin by … Continue reading

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My Wine Tasting Wish List 2018 – James Melendez

In the past few years I have been writing about wines on my wish list for this year. Each year, I start out with nearly a blank slate but I do have some wines left over on my tasting table … Continue reading

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Kelowna, British Columbia: A Delightful and ‘Must Visit’ Wine Country – James Melendez

Some wine countries are developed as you might expect–all the amenities and much more.  Other wine countries lack and ‘…only if they had more restaurants… more resorts, spas and stores.’  But each wine country is different and it would be … Continue reading

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Tinhorn Creek Okanagan Valley Cabernet Franc – 2010 – 9.3 (93/100 Pts) – James Meléndez

This wine is proof positive of Okanagan Valley’s bonafide credentials of making world class wines. This wine is balanced, complex, sculpted and confident. Scent notes of warmed suede by touch, anise, cedar wood pile, moistened earth in Fall time. Flavour … Continue reading

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James Cole Jaden Riesling Okanagan Valley Icewine – 2004 – 9.1 – James Melendez

Truffled Pear Coulis, toasted almond, honey, and white floral notes.  Completely delightful and satisfying digestif. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio … Continue reading

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