Tag Archives: Cabernet Franc

Two from Black Star Farms

We were away for a little trip and my Bride got an email that a package was coming to the house that would require an adult signature.  She was perplexed, trying to figure out what was coming, since most deliveries … Continue reading

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A Whirlwind Visit

When I was growing up, every family basically lived near each other.  My Grandmother moved to Detroit, after my Grandfather passed away and her three children all lived within a block of each other, and even when my Grandfather was … Continue reading

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The Party Continued

One would almost think that my Bride and I are still teenagers from my recounting a day that started with a brunch and Mimosas that ended up a pool party and appetizers, but there is more to the day.  Actually, … Continue reading

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Chateau Bel-Air Laclotte

The second wine that I picked up from the Fine Wine Source Wine Club for July was Chateau Bel-Air Laclotte.  Usually, as is my disposition, I wander around the shop and do some wine tastings while I am there.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Chateau Margaux 1989

How would you respond if someone that you know asks you to bring a decanter?  Well since it was my Brother-in-Law and he is staying at a hotel, I didn’t even ask why, or what, or how or any of … Continue reading

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Rove Estate

Rove Estate sits at the highest point of elevation on the Leelanau Peninsula and a family owned farm for five generations.  Creighton and McKenzie Gallagher represent the sixth generation farming the family plot and the estate is named after the … Continue reading

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Bonobo Winery

Two brothers, Todd and Carter Oosterhouse, long time natives of Traverse City established Bonobo Winery four years ago.  The brothers are attempting to maintain the classic Up-North feel to the winery while bringing in the new chic concepts that have … Continue reading

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