Category Archives: South Africa

Top 50 Under Realised Wine Regions/Countries in the World – James Melendez

There are so many wine regions on the planet and many that are either rarely found at wine retailer or a restaurant wine list.  I wanted to create this wine list because there are so many wine countries that are … 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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Wildekrans Walker Bay Pinotage – 2008 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Roasted game, Eucalyptus, blackberry Coulis, and chocolate mint. ** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio … Continue reading

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Onyx West Groenekloof Shiraz – 2007 – 8.9 – James Melendez

Midsummer bramble berries, fennel, Malabar pepper and Tandoori spice. ** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / Jaime … Continue reading

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Villiera Stellenbosch Shiraz -2003 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Ripe black plum, chile Nuevo Mexico, toasted almond, and Thyme. ** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2010 James Meléndez / … Continue reading

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Stellekaya Stellenbosch Shiraz – 2008 – 9.0 – James Melendez

Spiced strawberry-blackberry, pecan, black pepper, chile Guajillo and scent of crushed Fall leaves and worn leather. ** ¡Salud! James the Wine Guy http://jamesthewineguy.com/ *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions around the world. Read more of my wine … Continue reading

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Groenland Stellenbosch Premium Shiraz – 2006 – 9.0 – James Melendez

South Africa is hosting the World Cup and it is so appropriate as South Africa is now producing world class wines.  This is one of them:  Blueberry-Açai confit, grilled wild herbs, white mushroom and vanilla. ** ¡Salud! James the Wine … Continue reading

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