Monthly Archives: September 2020

L’Ecole No. 41 Merlot 2000

I am not going back to school, but that is the first wine that I had since I made it to the ripe old age of 66.  Some people I know try to fudge their age or forget a year, … Continue reading

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Black Star Farms from Both Peninsulas

I hope that it is a good omen that we received a delivery from our Black Star Farms wine club.  It is interesting that this time two of the wines came from the Leelanau Peninsula and two came from the … Continue reading

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Bellflower and Gruner Veltliner

We recently tried a new restaurant that opened in Ypsilanti. Michigan.  Ypsilanti is a rather unique city that lives in the shadow of Ann Arbor, even though there is a university in Ypsilanti as well.  The name is pronounced as … Continue reading

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Two More Made the Cut

Even with the lockdown appearing to calm down, though we are still potentially at the whim of one individual that can tighten everything again.  I have been in the same unofficial club as a lot of other wine bloggers that … Continue reading

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September Birthdays 2020

I guess we were all scofflaws, but we attempted to have a birthday celebration, just like we used to do before genteel society ended and we were all in a form of solitary confinement, unless one was in confinement, and … Continue reading

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A Restaurant Closing

As a retired merchant, it bothers me to see a business closing or filing for reorganization or going out   business.  This year I have been watching many businesses closing either on their own accord or by mandates of local governments.  … Continue reading

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What, No Cheeseburger?

I remember when I was a kid in grade school, I used to read the newspaper, actually I would read anything that I could get my hands on.  There was an article back then about local celebrities who opined where … Continue reading

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No $600.00 Vinegar for Me

We almost suffered a tragic calamity on a Tuesday night. I guess that it was just due to the good fortune that I have been constantly in the wine cellar, as I moved, shifted and inventoried the main wall of … Continue reading

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The Wall is Done

Not the wall that causes a lot of political fighting, but the main wall in my cellar, and all the wines have been identified and inventoried, now all that leaves is four other racks in that room, plus the wine … Continue reading

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