Monthly Archives: May 2015

National Wine Day

For me and many of my friends, every day is National Wine Day, but according to the Wine Lover’s Calendar published by the American Wine Guide, May 25’th is the official National Wine Day, and yes I am still trying … Continue reading

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The Judgment of Paris

May 24, 1976 may go down in the annals of the American wine industry as one of the crowning moments; the day that California beat France in a blind tasting. I remember when it happened as it was during my … Continue reading

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National Chardonnay Day

Chardonnay is the wine that seems to be found everywhere and it may be just as popular as beer as a cold refreshing drink. One can find it in fine restaurants and it can be found in bowling alleys and … Continue reading

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Granholm vs. Heald

May 16 was the Tenth Anniversary of Granholm vs. Heald and it was a wonderful decision for all wine lovers in the states of Michigan and New York. The case was argued in the United States Supreme Court on December … Continue reading

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International Sauvignon Blanc Day

Another wine day that I missed when I was writing my articles was International Sauvignon Blanc Day. This is a varietal that seems to be grown everywhere and has a different personality based on where it is grown. This green … Continue reading

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World Moscato Day

I am a little late addressing World Moscato Day, which was May 9. I guess I had the good fortune to have so many articles written ahead of time that I forgot to look at the “Wine Lover’s Calendar” posted … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at a Fashion Show

I have been a clothier all of my life and I have many great memories of those days. I even on occasion met celebrities in my professional career. There were times when we were asked to furnish clothes for fashion … Continue reading

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MWWC #17: Epiphany

Epiphany in the religious concept is of the Magi and the manifestation of Christ on January 6, which is known around my house as Armenian Christmas. Epiphany in regard to the Monthly Wine Writers Challenge will use another definition, that … Continue reading

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A Quiet Mother’s Day

We normally do not like to go out for dinner on holidays, because we have found that the service tends to suffer, because of the hordes of people that only go out on holidays. Then there is the possibility that … Continue reading

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Dearborn Farmer’s Market

Dearborn for the last hundred years or so has been thought of as the home of the Ford Motor Car Company and rightfully so, so the thought of a Farmer’s Market may sound incongruous. It really is not as far … Continue reading

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