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Roberts + Rogers Winery

I had the privilege of tasting two wines from Roberts + Rogers Winery from St. Helena when I was at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  In 1999, longtime friends Roger Louer and Robert Young … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2019

My Bride and I wish everyone a bountiful and fruitful coming year with plenty of love, luck, health and happiness. “Why do I drink Champagne for breakfast? Doesn’t everyone?” Noel Coward   “Too much of anything is bad, but too much … Continue reading

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Our Christmas Wish to You

We just want to make sure that we get a chance to wish everyone a Happy and Merry Christmas full of love, luck, health and happiness.  I will let you in on a little secret, a Raconteur is never out … Continue reading

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You Betcha

As Joe E. Lewis used to say “I’m in pretty good shape for the shape I’m in.”  I feel like I am trying to become a Jedi warrior, because I have passed another test.  It is the weekend after Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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A Night In

I am going to discuss a dinner we had prepared on some planks from a firm called Beyond Salt and Pepper.  Most of the time the dinners that I discuss are big parties that we host or attend, or restaurants, … Continue reading

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More Reflections on Virtual Tasting

Now that I have a second virtual wine tasting under my belt courtesy of Snooth, I have to say that I felt more comfortable with the concept.  The first time I had trepidations about what could go wrong and just … Continue reading

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Virtual Reflections

As I look back at my first “virtual wine tasting” I am smiling and thankful and with some insights.  I am thankful that Snooth found my writings and thought enough to invite me to be part of the event.  I … Continue reading

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