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Altesino Montosoli

Another case of wine memories of days of yore, while I was tasting wines at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source.  I guess in the early days when I was self-educating myself about wines France and Italy were … Continue reading

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Mastrojanni Brunello di Montalcino

I was tasting a wonderful wine recently at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source and they asked me if I had ever had it, I said that I have had wine from the region, but I didn’t think … Continue reading

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Two Different Sangiovese Wines

Imagine having two different wines from Tuscany, both pure Sangiovese and totally different from each other.  That happened when I picked up these two wines from my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source, and it can get fun when … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve 2020

Somehow, I can’t see this new decade surpassing “The Roaring Twenties” of the last century.  New Year’s Eve is one of those holidays that my Bride prefers to have at the house.  I mean periodically I think of how nice … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day 2018

New Year’s Day is a quiet day around here normally. I have a quirky superstition that what ever one does on New Year’s Day is what one will do for the rest of the year. Hence, I try to only … Continue reading

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Two New Wines

As I have become more and more in semi-retirement mode, I guess the concept of dialing down on expenses is becoming apparent. I seem to be going to wine shops with less frequency and that is not fun, but then … Continue reading

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A Chicago Memory

How can one not enjoy Social Media? I saw a post from the Gene & Georgetti restaurant announcing that Elizabeth Doyle was performing at their new location and it made me smile. First off, one has to realize that Chicago … Continue reading

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Sauce Bolognese and an Awesome Brunello

I like most people have an affinity for Italian cuisine, and I am very partial to a classic Bolognese Sauce as opposed to a Marinara Sauce.  I think that I make a very good sauce, if I may be so … Continue reading

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Commerce Grill in Commerce, Michigan

The other day I was talking to someone and they mentioned that they live in Commerce, Michigan and it made me smile.  The third member of the conversation was not aware of the community per se and asked where it … Continue reading

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Some Red Wines over the Holidays

Between Christmas Eve and New Years Eve we had company over for three dinners.  There were several different meal plans and everything worked out well.  We enjoyed dinners of filets, pastas and pork tenderloins, along with assorted appetizers and desserts.  … Continue reading

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