Monthly Archives: January 2014

Aureole in Las Vegas

Have you ever wanted to go somewhere and then when you got there, you were so disappointed?  Thankfully this does not occur too often, but when it does it, at least my brain likes to bury the memory.  The other … Continue reading

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My 500’TH Article as a Wine Blogger

According to my publisher WordPress, this is my 500’Th article that I have written about wines.  In the world of Blogging, I am sure that this may not be much of a milestone, but I am proud of the fact … Continue reading

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Shaw’s Crab House

I am getting ready to go for an overnight trip to Chicago, and I thought of the first time I went to the “Windy City” on a business trip as a buyer.  I was traveling with the owner and we … Continue reading

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The Chambertin

I have mentioned this restaurant in passing several times in the past, and how can you not love a restaurant with the name of The Chambertin.  To name a restaurant after a stellar district, you better be serving stellar food, … Continue reading

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An Eclectic Set of Wines

Once in a while, when you are with friends at a location, you encounter a couple of wines during a good time.  Sometimes the occasion is just a mini-party or a reason to have a drink and some laughs and … Continue reading

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Gundlach Bundschu Mountain Cuvee 2010

A little while ago, I had the chance to enjoy this wine with some friends and it was a fine time.  We were enjoying the afternoon and everybody was happy.  We opened this bottle and we enjoyed the richness of … Continue reading

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Kiernan’s in Dearborn, Michigan

I am sorry to say that I just heard today, that a favorite restaurant, as well as a watering hole of mine is changing hands, as the owners are selling.  The fate of the restaurant is unknown at this time, … Continue reading

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A Couple of New Toys

I have discussed wine gadgets several times, and I dislike beating the subject to death, but I recently received a couple of gadgets that I think deserve mentioning.   The first item is another decanter, and yes there are several … Continue reading

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Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #6 (Mystery)–Time to Vote!

Originally posted on the drunken cyclist:
Well, the time for submissions is now over, and I have to say I am thrilled with the number and quality of entries this time around! The previous “record” number of entries was 15…

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From the Land of Tequila

I am sure that most of you, like me, when you think of Mexico, you think of Tequila and Margaritas.  I like mine with salt on the rim of the glass and on the rocks, while my Bride prefers a … Continue reading

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