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New Year’s Eve Ramblings

When I was young New Year’s Eve was a night to go out with your date to a night club, have dinner, wine and Champagne and dance the night away.  We had people that personified cool for that night on … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2022

My Bride and I wish everyone a very Merry Christmas May the Season bring you plenty of health, happiness, luck and joy

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Whiskey and Whisky

“When it rains, it pours” is a very common slogan heard in Michigan, as it was an advertising slogan for a salt company in Detroit.  Under the city and beyond its border is a huge underground salt mine, that in … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to Our Host

I guess it truly was a moment of serendipity that we ended up at the Las Vegas Food & Wine Festival at Tivoli Village.  We really went to Las Vegas to spend time with the children and grandchildren, but who … Continue reading

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Tenjaku Whisky

While we were at the Las Vegas Food & Wine Festival at Tivoli Village we got slightly astray from drinking wines.  If that is possible, but I saw a vendor table offering Japanese Whisky and I have never had any.  … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Food & Wine Festival

It was quite happenstance or serendipity, but this vacation of ours was planned quite some time prior and only about a month or so prior to our leaving, did I find out about this event.  Through the wonders of social … Continue reading

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Mixed Memories of Old Vegas

“There was this kid I grew up with; he was younger than me. Sorta looked up to me, you know. We did our first work together, worked our way out of the street. Things were good, we made the most … Continue reading

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Armenian Wines in Livonia

I have discussed Armenian wines periodically, and they have arrived at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  On one of my stops in the shop, they showed me some wines that were dropped off for … Continue reading

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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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