Monthly Archives: November 2020

Two Different Sangiovese Wines

Imagine having two different wines from Tuscany, both pure Sangiovese and totally different from each other.  That happened when I picked up these two wines from my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source, and it can get fun when … Continue reading

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Le G de Chateau Guiraud

In the old days, some of the grand houses in Sauternes used to make a Bordeaux Blanc Sec for themselves and some of their friends, because all the interest was in the Sauternes and the Noble Rot that they successfully … Continue reading

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Another Raid on the Cellar

I keep trying to raid the cellar, especially for one of a kinds and potential old wines, both of which can be iffy.  So far, we have had five bottles that had seen better days, so that is not too … Continue reading

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Two Interesting Italian Wines

I may not get out as much as I used to this year, I still enjoy going to my wine shop The Fine Wine Source.  There are times that I need to place an order, times to just shop and … Continue reading

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November 2020 Wine Club Wines

My local wine club, the Fine Wine Source just released the wines for November, and I am making sure that I write about them in a timely matter.  Having a wine shop in Livonia, I guess was a brave gesture, … Continue reading

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What a Bunch of Winos

I often think that is what the neighbors and the recyclers must think when they look at our orange recycling tub that we put out once a week.  Actually, I have no problem with recycling and I know plenty of … Continue reading

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Casa Pernoi

We just recently ate at Casa Pernoi, the latest restaurant from the creative mind of Luciano Del Signore, and I have sung his praises for years.  In fact, my Bride and I started going to the original Del Signore restaurant … Continue reading

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Some New French Wines to Taste

I lament that the wine industry has had to change the way business is conducted, though from the reports that I have seen, wine consumption is up since the lockdown began.  So many businesses have been closed for periods of … Continue reading

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Ullage

Ullage is not the secretary at Bialystock and Bloom.  Ullage is the Anglicized version of the French word ouillage and it has a couple of meanings, both kind of similar in the big picture with wine.  To put it in … Continue reading

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Y is for Ygrec

When I was a kid we used to hear “Y because we love you” on black and white television, unless you were among the very fortunate to have a color television set at home.  I just had a chance to … Continue reading

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