Tag Archives: Cabernet Franc

After Van Gogh, Chartreuse

We try to frequent the restaurant Chartreuse, after every visit to the Detroit Institute of Arts.  It is in the legendary Park Shelton, which was originally the Wardell Hotel, named after Fred Wardell of the Eureka Vacuum Company.  When Diego … Continue reading

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Two From Daou Vineyards

Wandering around the Las Vegas Food & Wine Festival at Tivoli Village was a great time, especially since we could walk back to our casino hotel.  I know that I have mentioned the wines so far, but there was plenty … Continue reading

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House of Pure Vin

While we were still celebrating my birthday, and yes, I do like to prolong the celebration, we had some time between Vicente’s for lunch and Immersive Klimt.  We wandered around Downtown Detroit and there was a wine bar, that was … Continue reading

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Vina Tondonia and Habemus

There we were, my Bride was with me, for a wine tasting at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan, but we were tempted with a couple of other wines as well.  As I have stated, I think my Bride … Continue reading

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Fine Wine Source Club June 2022

The month of June was the Trifecta for wine club selections as I also picked up from my local club The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I always enjoy the curated selection from my shop, and a chance to … Continue reading

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Why We Joined Black Star Farms’ Club

Back when the world was young and fun, we were at a board meeting at the Inn at Bay Harbor, and a delightful time it was.  The food was excellent and normally the wine takes a back seat to the … Continue reading

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We Had Visitors

My Bride and I live in a suburb that was originally a township.  I am not sure what the definition of a township is where you live, but originally in Michigan in meant thirty-six square miles or six miles by … Continue reading

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An Eightieth Birthday

You may think this is about me, but I haven’t made this milestone.  It was going to be a surprise party, but at the last minute, his wife thought the stress might be a shock, so she told him.  It … Continue reading

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A Great Way to Finish a Tasting

I don’t want anyone to think that I don’t work hard amassing my notes for articles when I am at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I was there meeting an Instagram wine blogger that … Continue reading

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Brunch at the Townhouse

We were wandering around in Birmingham, Michigan a very nice suburb in the Detroit area that has a nice downtown area for shopping, dining and hotels.  Actually, the trip was for me, instead of my Bride, as I did have … Continue reading

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