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Just Arrogance

I used to enjoy telling friends and strangers alike, especially when we are out that there are wineries in all fifty states.  I always enjoy looking at the expressions on people’s faces when I make that statement.  Of course, now … Continue reading

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Le Ragnaie Brunello and Fornace

There we were enjoying a tasting of Le Ragnaie wines at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  Actually, everyone in the shop was having a wonderful time, but we were all missing the chance to meet and talk with … Continue reading

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Two I Am Sure My Bride Will Enjoy

When I spend some time tasting wines at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan, I am tasting wines that I think will be of interest to myself, as well as for this blog.  I am … Continue reading

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July 2022 Wine Club Selections

I finally picked up my wine club selections from The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I can tell you that even though I have been retired, there is no moss on me, I always seem to be on the … Continue reading

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Two Old World Distinctive Whites

I stopped at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan, to pick up a case of my Bride’s latest go-to wines.  I may be a blogger, but she is the darling of the shop and they … Continue reading

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Walloon Lake Inn

We were on our last business trip and we were going to the northern part of the lower peninsula, and we were going a day early to have some “us” time as well, so that we could be refreshed for … Continue reading

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N’awleans in Marquette

On one of my first trips to Marquette with my Bride, while she was working and I was practicing for retirement, I discovered by accident Lagniappe, a Cajun-Creole restaurant.  It is just me, always asking about restaurants and this restaurant … Continue reading

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Dinner in Marquette at The Vierling

Our next destination was to Marquette, Michigan during our trip in the Upper Peninsula.  In the Spring time, it is not that unusual to still see ice on the lake or on the shoreline.  It may be the most bustling … Continue reading

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I Never Tire of Mackinac Island

One of the true treasures for the State of Michigan is Mackinac Island.  Only a couple of times of the year, does the manure of the politicians exceed the manure of the horses.  You see, there are no motorized vehicles … Continue reading

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Two More From ATOM

It is always wonderful to be surprised when you receive a wine club shipment, of course from A Touch of Monterey, they ship three bottles at a time, and I normally only discuss two bottles of wine at any given … Continue reading

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