Monthly Archives: December 2019

My Newest Wine Gadget

I think my Bride gets more excited about gadgets than I do, and while I had thought that I had talked her out of a purchase, I guess I was wrong.  Over the years, she has or others have bought … Continue reading

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Two from Up North

It was almost like getting a gift from Saint Nick, as we received four bottles of wine from up North, except that it wasn’t a gift, it was part of our wine club shipment from Black Star Farms and not … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

My Bride and I wish you a Merry Christmas, or the Holiday of your choice.

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“You Look Like a Mobster”

“You look like a mobster” is how someone broke the ice in a conversation with me, at a corporate holiday party, because Corporate America can not call it a Christmas Party anymore.  I mean I was totally at a loss … Continue reading

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Ramos Pinto Lagrima

I thought I was all done with the tastings at The Fine Wine Source, but Vintage Wine Company had another wine to pull out of their sleeve.  Vintage Wine Company represents Maisons Marques & Domaines, originally the marketing arm for … Continue reading

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Querciabella Chianti Classico and Camartina

While I was enjoying a wine tasting at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, I was thinking what a great job the representatives at The Vintage Wine Company have in being able to taste and pour some great wines, potentially … Continue reading

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Querciabella Batar and Mongrana

There I was having this arduous job of just tasting some charming sparkling wines and then I was going to try some Italian wines while I was at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  All the wines that were … Continue reading

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