Category Archives: Japanese Beer

July 2019 Wine Reviews – James Melendez

These are wines and beers that I tasted in July – I prefer to publish in the middle of the month but it was a busier than usual hence the last day of the month. Peter Zemmer Alto Adige/Südtirol Pinot … Continue reading

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Japanese Craft Beer Roundup- James Melendez

        Japan has been known not just for being a Saké producer but also beer from known brand names like Asahi, Sapporo and Kirin and spirits namely Whisky. While Japan has been a beer producing nation for … Continue reading

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2019 Midsummer Wine & More Reviews – James Melendez

A lovely month of diversity.  I love red and white wines year and, of course, rosé is particularly appreciable but I do love rosé year round.   I am constantly asked if I prefer red or white wine to which I … Continue reading

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This Week – January 13, 2019 – James Melendez

I thought I would start this New Year with a weekly column simply title “This Week.”  Purpose for doing so is to have freedom to chat about wine, beer, spirits, travel and/or food or anything else without being the direct … Continue reading

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