Monthly Archives: October 2021

Valle D’Aosta

Aosta Valley or VDA is the northernmost Alpine wine region of Italy and I was tasting some of these wines at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source.  The valley is Italy’s smallest and least populous region and abuts … Continue reading

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Wine Club October 2021

I had to get to my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source of Livonia, to pick up the new wine club selections.  Actually, I think this is the first time that I went on the same day, that I … Continue reading

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Steve & Rocky’s

My Bride and I decided to go to Steve & Rocky’s, and it may sound like one of our watering holes called Rocky’s, well you are half right.  The restaurant is a merger of two old school restaurants of fame … Continue reading

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R + R Howell Mountain and a Zin

It was getting quite animated at The Fine Wine Source with Roger Louer representing and pouring his Roberts + Rogers wines.  I am sure that he was looking forward to his trip back to California, as he was being entertained … Continue reading

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R + R Louer Family and Louer Signature

It was truly a wonderful day at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan. Roger Louer was holding court and regaling all the customers about the wines, Napa Valley and being a “Gentleman Farmer,” which are … Continue reading

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R + R Chardonnay and Napa 5

It was a pleasure to be in my local wine shop, the Fine Wine Source of Livonia, Michigan, with all of the activity and customers coming to see Roger Louer and to taste his wines.  The Roberts + Rogers wines … Continue reading

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A Harbinger for Roberts + Rogers

I guess it may appear that I spend my entire life at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, but that is really not the case.  What happens is that there are times when I have the … Continue reading

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Beacon Bistro

Getting a restaurant reservation in Petoskey on the last minute, was as difficult, as our governor’s husband trying to get his boat in the water during the lockdown.  We were put on numbered lists for potential call backs.  Even the … Continue reading

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Boyne Valley Vineyards

We went to another new winery while we were up in Petoskey, and the winery was Boyne Valley Vineyards.  I mean they are really a new winery, because by the time this article is published, it will be before their … Continue reading

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Spare Key Winery

While we were up north in Michigan, I had to get some free time to visit a few wineries, after all Michigan is in the top ten for production of wine in the country.  We decided to visit some new … Continue reading

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