Monthly Archives: November 2018

Thanksgiving Dinner 2018

To this day, I marvel at the concept of having a Norman Rockwell style Thanksgiving dinner.  I never encountered it growing up, but then I guess Norman Rockwell didn’t grow up with Armenians who believe that there may not be … Continue reading

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Early Thanksgiving Day

The big day had arrived and everyone can get mad at us.  The gifts for Christmas have been bought, wrapped and bundled by family.  The Christmas cards and newsletters have been posted, and so have the Christmas parcels.  All the … Continue reading

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Another Thanksgiving Eve

Another hectic day preceding an even more hectic day as we get ready for Thanksgiving.  It is my Bride that does all of the Herculean tasks and I wisely try not to get in the way.  I just try to … Continue reading

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A Gaja and an Amarone

I was finally at the last two wines for the tasting at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I am always amazed at the caliber of fine wines that I get to taste when I am there, and I … Continue reading

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Bodegas Alto Moncayo

I am trying two different wines at Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and they are both Garnache wines from Bodegas Alto Moncayo and both were of the same vintage (2015).  I wasn’t really sure how to react when I … Continue reading

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Two New Blends

I have a total enjoyment of wines, and I have had people ask me why I would drink a blended wine over a single wine.  Sometimes they give me a big stare when I tell them, that just because a … Continue reading

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A Couple of Barolos

I am like a kid in a candy store when I am at Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I talk about how I go in and do some wine tastings, and before anyone thinks that I am getting anything … Continue reading

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A Turbiana and a Pinot Noir

When I am at Fine Wine Source for a tasting, I try to alternate between the Old World and the New World, just so that I have potentially new wines to discuss and so that I am not always talking … Continue reading

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Two French Wines to Taste

For me, being the gopher to go pick up our monthly wine club selection at Fine Wine Source is a great job.  I go in, say hello, and everyone knows my name, I think there was a television show about … Continue reading

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Club Wines for Thanksgiving

I received the email a day earlier that I could pick up the club wines from Fine Wine Source in Livonia.  I was in the middle of a project, just like I always am these days.  So, the next day … Continue reading

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