Tag Archives: Blanc de Blancs

Tall Ship Manitou

Every now and then I guess we become bona fide tourists and while up in the Traverse City area we almost abandoned wine for a three-hour cruise. The whole crew of us boarded the Tall Ship Manitou. The Tall Ship … Continue reading

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The Promise

By the time this article publishes, the majority of the people that have tickets for the premier night showing of The Promise will just be reading some words of William Saroyan at the end of the movie, before the credits … Continue reading

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Keeping it Local

I am very sorry to say that prior commitments kept us from seeing “Dinner in Abruzzo: A Journey Home with My Culinary Godfather” and I have devoted three articles about past memories of Luciano Del Signore and I would be … Continue reading

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My Sister’s Birthday

We had a surprise birthday for my Sister, as she attained a milestone year, but we shall leave it at that, as it would not be gentlemanly of me to give out her age.  This surprise party went perfectly without … Continue reading

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L. Mawby Vineyards

While up north at Crystal Mountain for a board meeting, the afternoon session is abbreviated so that many of the members can go golfing. I could hear the Siren call of the vineyards calling, so along with my Bride, came … Continue reading

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A Couple of More Christmas Gifts

I think my Bride got more gifts of wine, than I did this past season, which is a bit amusing. When we first met, she would drink some white wine, but usually drank Dewar’s, which she still enjoys. After meeting … Continue reading

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Some Early Affordable Wines That I Tried

I noticed that on my last trip to Louisville, there were a few popular priced wines that I tried, and some made me rethink about some of the wines that I tried when I was still a student.  Back then … Continue reading

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