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February 2021 Wine Club Selections

The monthly email that I receive from the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan is like a call from my Siren, without the fatal consequences. It may seem that I spend my entire life there, but that is not the … Continue reading

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Chateau Tour Leognan

Doing wine tastings is something that I never turn down, especially when I am at my local wine shop the Fine Wine Source.  When I see the term Grand Vin de Graves, my immediate thought is that it is a … Continue reading

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Two Merlot Based Bordeaux Wines

I just had the good fortune to stop by at the Fine Wine Source when they were revisiting some wines either for the wine shop or for their restaurant Vertical, once the forced mandate of 25% occupancy is raised to … Continue reading

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National Pizza Day

I am not sure, if it was National Pizza Day or International Pizza Day, as I was getting bombarded with photos of some great pizzas on February Ninth.  Now when I was growing up, pizza was still a novelty, believe … Continue reading

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One from Montagne and One from Saint-Georges

My ears always perk up when I hear Saint-Emilion, especially when I am in a wine shop like the Fine Wine Source.  I really fell in love with the wines from Saint-Emilion during my high school years, because they were … Continue reading

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Moulin D’Issan

With my honorary title of “Street Somm” I am one of the first to admit that there is still a lot to learn, even after drinking wine for fifty years.  I was at the Fine Wine Source my favorite home … Continue reading

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A Couple of Big Reds

When I wander into my local wine shop, the Fine Wine Source, I never know what may happen.  There are times when it is a hive of activity, in which case, sometimes I decide to come back at a later … Continue reading

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January 2021 Wine Club Selections

Venturing out in to the real world is quite a bother, unless I am planning on stopping by The Fine Wine Source either to pick up the monthly club selections or to pick up some other wines.  There is just … Continue reading

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El Ixsir Cuvée X’eme Anniversaire Red NV

It was Christmas Day 2020 and it was just like the rest of the year, following the longest “15 Day Lockdown” known to man.  My Bride had lectored at her church as usual, at the 9:00 AM mass, but it … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Dinner

By the time that you read this, we will all be safely past the hectic moments of the Christmas and New Year’s.  We will still have lots of other craziness, but that is life I guess, especially when government intrudes, … Continue reading

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