Monthly Archives: December 2018

Christmas Eve 2018

It really felt odd this Christmas season, as we were not doing our normal hosting duties.  One of my Bride’s sisters wanted to hold the dinner at their house.  Which was a nice change of pace, though my Bride did … Continue reading

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An Older and a Younger

There we were, The Wine Raconteur Senior and Junior getting ready to sit down for dinner.  We had just finished having appetizers and now on to the main event.  It was even better because we had our Brides with us, … Continue reading

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What a Difference

Sometimes you don’t think about the difference between a craft wine and a commercial wine until they are side by side.  We were all excited to have another dinner with an old friend of mine, and now ours, The Wine … Continue reading

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Our Christmas Wish to You

We just want to make sure that we get a chance to wish everyone a Happy and Merry Christmas full of love, luck, health and happiness.  I will let you in on a little secret, a Raconteur is never out … Continue reading

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It is Time to Hide

“A man’s home is his castle” is an idiom that is bandied about and some claim that it derives from Cicero and others from Blackstone.  I found an evening where valor was the knowledge of not trying to demand that … Continue reading

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Two from Kenwood Vineyards

When I am doing some impromptu wine tastings at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, I always enjoy the chance to try wines from the same winery, if possible.  I had that chance, and a winery that I haven’t ran … Continue reading

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Two Different Pinot Noir Wines

I had mentioned that Ms. Yoga had been in town and one of the places that we took her was to The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  When she had been living in Venice, Florida we had gone a … Continue reading

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