Tag Archives: Brunello di Montalcino

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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Gene & Georgetti – Chicago

During one of my semi annual buying trips to Chicago, one of the vendors asked if I wanted to go to the private party his company hosted during the show in a private room at this acclaimed restaurant.  I told … Continue reading

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Little Italy – Northville – Brunello di Motalcino

I remember the first time we went to Little Italy; it was off of the downtown in an old home that was retrofitted for a restaurant.  All of the rooms on the main floor were configured for maximum seating for … Continue reading

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