Tag Archives: Carignan

Chateau de Calavon

While I was doing a tasting at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Shop in Livonia, Michigan, I had a chance to try three wines from the same estate in a region that I have only written about four … Continue reading

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Wine Club Selections – December 2021

With everything going on in the month of December, I went to my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan to pick up our monthly wine club selections and I was going also for another wine tasting … Continue reading

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Two Summer Wines

There are days when I walk into my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source and every wine is a winner.  Actually, that is every time I stop in, because they don’t carry the usual run-of-the-mill wines that are found … Continue reading

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Chateau Musar 2013

The two Raconteurs thought we were done, but we had a lucky thirteenth unlisted wine to taste at the Fine Wine Source.  Neither one of us complained and this was a wine that both of us had heard of, but … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve 2019

I still find the Christmas Season wonderful and I am the type of person to wish people “Merry Christmas,” unless I know that they celebrate a different holiday; and I don’t do it for spite, but because I so enjoy … Continue reading

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Tresor de la Riviere

I guess I had a rather busy and hectic month and maybe a bit verbose, but I am behind in telling you about one of the wines that I received from my wine club, the Fine Wine Source Wine Club … Continue reading

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Le Provencal 2018

This is the second bottle of wine for the month of June from my local wine club Fine Wine Source of Livonia, Michigan.   The official name of this wine is Les Maîtres Vignerons de la Vidaubanaise, Le Provencal Rosé, Cotes … Continue reading

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Prie Carignane and Michael David Inkblot

All good things must come to an end, and we were down to the last two samples for the virtual wine tasting courtesy of snooth.com.  There were two themes that were running through this wine tasting.  One theme was grape … Continue reading

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Start With Syrah

One of the most popular questions that I receive is “what do you do?”  I respond that I am a retired clothier of some forty plus year at least, and in today’s lifestyle that word requires an explanation.  It was … Continue reading

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Lodi and Puglia

I recently picked up the monthly pair of wines from the Fine Wine Source Wine Club, our newest club and quite close to the house.  While it kind of seems odd to see Lodi and Puglia together in the title, … Continue reading

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