Category Archives: Pineau des Charentes

January-February 2020 Wine Review – James Melendez

Here are wines that I tasted in January and February of the first two months of this new decade. Also, I was delighted to have attended both Nebbiolo Prima and the Grandi Langhe in Alba, Italy and ZinEx (Zinfandel Experience) … Continue reading

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Pineau des Charentes & Food – James Melendez

Pineau des Charentes is a truly unique beverage–I try to avoid using the term wine because it is not.   It is grape must (juice) blended with Cognac eau-de-vie.   The grape juice are from familiar wine grapes such as Ugni Blanc, … Continue reading

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