Tag Archives: Carignan

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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Our Last Dinner with Ms. Yoga

Even though Casa Raconteur was the official residence of Ms. Yoga during her week, she did leave us and spend some time in Grand Rapids during this business trip.  For some odd reason, she just ignores the invoice that is … Continue reading

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Populis Wabi-Sabi

Yes, I did a double-take reminiscent of some of the old stand-by comics of the Golden Age of Cinema when I heard the name of this wine.  The name was very unique and my brain was trying to conjure up … Continue reading

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