Monthly Archives: March 2019

Cain Five and King Eider

The Gods were looking down upon me that rainy afternoon and they must have smiled in my direction while I was at Fine Wine Source in Livonia.  Some days being a Raconteur in person, as well in print brings good … Continue reading

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Valbuena 5 and Unico

I was just in Seventh Heaven being honored with a special tasting of wines from Vega-Sicilia with the owner of Fine Wine Source.  Not only was I tasting, but the owner and one of his employees was tasting along side … Continue reading

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Macon and Alion

How do you explain the good fortune of being in the Fine Wine Source on a rainy afternoon and you are tasting and discussing wines with the owner and one of his employees?  I mean I was not happy that … Continue reading

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Oremus Tokaji Dry and Aszu

As I mentioned it was a bleak and dreary rainy day when I made my way to my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source.  As you can imagine, I am a very quiet and demure individual and most of … Continue reading

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A Cab and a Grenache

It was one of those days when it was raining and all I could think of was the old Charles Addams cartoon where Gomez and Morticia looked out the window and opined “what a wonderful day, makes you glad to … Continue reading

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Carmel Road North Crest Pinot Noir

A lot of things come in threes, and the wines that we receive four times a year from our wine club “A Taste of Monterey” also has three to the carton.  The third wine that I will discuss is from … Continue reading

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De Tierra Vineyards Five by Five

I have been writing about the wines that I receive from A Taste of Monterey for several years now and I have always just put a little blip about the winery and the wine.  I just never really felt comfortable … Continue reading

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