Tag Archives: Cabernet Sauvignion

Back to Boodles

You know the old expression “if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it,” I think that is the perfect description for Boodles in Madison Heights, Michigan.  You could walk or drive by it constantly without really noticing it, because it is … Continue reading

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Four New Wines

I have to admit that there were more wines purchased at Elie Wine Company, but it was not from us. My Sister-in-Law was so amazed at the breadth of French wines offered in one location, that she decided to do … Continue reading

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The February Birthdays

Once a month I write about the curious way we celebrate birthdays. Since there are so many in the family, it would become rather onerous on everyone to have several different parties to attend each month, so we combine them … Continue reading

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A Return Trip to Elie’s

Have you ever been someplace that is so awesome that it is terrifying to go back to? Elie’s in Birmingham, Michigan is the finest wine shop I have ever been to. I wrote about the shop before, but I am … Continue reading

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Brengman Brothers

The last of our winery stops on a whirlwind tour of Leelanau Peninsula in Michigan was a bit abbreviated, because we were trying to get back to the resort for dinner. I have to say that Brengman Brothers requires another … Continue reading

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MWWC: Local

The Monthly Wine Writing Challenge is upon us again, and this time the theme is “local.” Some of the themes actually write themselves, while other themes cause pondering. The word local is bandied about in many industries. In the restaurant … Continue reading

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Another Graduation Party

The time of the year is upon us, where we get to celebrate our graduates. One of my cousin’s daughters was an honoree this year and they had a party at their house. There was a huge pavilion erected in … Continue reading

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