Monthly Archives: April 2015

Déjà vu….Kind of

Phoenix Academy and Sherry’s on Vernor were just names to me. Woodrow Wilson Junior High and The Cruise Inn are institutions to me in my lifetime. I guess nostalgia is a passion or a rite when one achieves a certain … Continue reading

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The Barrio in Plymouth, Michigan

Once again, I found myself having dinner in Plymouth, Michigan which is the next city over from me, so we do go there quite a bit for a night out. Barrio Cocina y Tequileria is a brand new restaurant that … Continue reading

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Fume Blanc

My dinner club had another meeting and I tried a new wine, or so I thought. My club was meeting once again at The Courthouse Grille in Plymouth, Michigan. We have had several meetings there, because they fit our criteria … Continue reading

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Armenian Martyr’s Day and Some Anecdotes

April 24, 2015 will be the sad one hundredth anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. While I do not normally do any political statements here, because this is a Wine Blog; I feel that it would not be proper if I … Continue reading

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A Hoarder or an Artist?

Corks can be everywhere for a wine lover. The wonderful sound they make when they pop out of a bottle just perfectly and the wine is at its peak. Sometimes they can be the devil incarnate, it seems, when they … Continue reading

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MWWC # 16: Finish

It is hard to believe that this is the Sixteenth Wine Writers Challenge, which is a way to shake us Wine Bloggers from our ennui and make us think and write about something in a different way. “JVB Uncorked” won … Continue reading

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World Malbec Day

If I don’t watch out, I may start appearing to be a knowledgeable Wine Blogger, instead of the guy that has been having fun for the last couple of years in the cyber world, and in life for almost all … Continue reading

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Nico & Vali in Plymouth, Michigan

I had heard about this restaurant from friends and really wanted to try it out, but the best laid plans of mice and men… The other night I was surprised to get a suggestion to go out for dinner and … Continue reading

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“Little Ole Wine Drinker Me”

“When I get older, losing my hair, many years from now. Will you still be sending me a valentine, birthday greetings, bottle of wine.” April is National Poetry Month according to an email that I received from my publisher. Now … Continue reading

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“The Caller” Shows Up in Midland, Michigan

I am starting to think that I am going to have to give “The Caller” second billing as he is all of a sudden appearing all over the map sending me cryptic messages about wines. I think he is having … Continue reading

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