Tag Archives: Cabernet Franc

Valentine’s Day

Holidays, no matter how noble, are nights that we normally try to avoid eating out at restaurants.  Actually, there are so many holidays that are really family oriented, so it gives us a reason to have a big party at … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Historic Holly Hotel

Our Christmas gift from our son and his wife was to have dinner at the historic Holly Hotel in Holly, Michigan.  Originally known as the Hirst Hotel it was built in 1891 to capitalize on the railroad travelers and it … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Another Guest Article

I have a guest author today, who happens to be writing about an event that through Social Media I discovered that both he and his charming Bride were only a few miles away from where my Bride and I were … Continue reading

Posted in Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Two from Chappellet

With the endless stream of wineries and brands in the international wine market, I am not sure if even all the professionals can keep track of what is out there.  So, just think of the rank amateurs like me that … Continue reading

Posted in Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Year’s Eve 2018

I really enjoy going out to eat and drink and if there is a chance to dance that is a real bonus.  How can a man not want to be out with his lady in all of their finery enjoying … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Christmas Day 2018

Christmas Day is always hectic, or at least it was to us.  After my Bride came back from assisting in the rites at her church for the morning mass, she came home and we exchanged the Christmas presents.  The next … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ms. Yoga is So Popular

While we were taking care of Ms. Yoga at the Casa Raconteur, her family was making preparations for a party while she was in town.  We are used to having to share her with the world, as she tends to … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment