Tag Archives: Central Coast

Thanksgiving 2020

Christmas cards and newsletters mailed.  Christmas gifts wrapped and shipped for the out of towners.  Christmas gifts for the locals wrapped and bundled by family.  All of these accomplishments are achieved by my Bride the day before Thanksgiving.  For the … Continue reading

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September 2020 Fine Wine Source Club Offerings

The month is almost over, but to help continuing my birthday celebration are two more wines from my local wine club, The Fine Wine Source of Livonia.  Even though, none of my wine clubs are aware of my birthday, they … Continue reading

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Magnolia Court Dorrian Pinot Noir

It is slowly starting to feel like a civilized world again, at least in parts of the world.  Our wine shop, The Fine Wine Source of Livonia recently opened up again and I was finally able to pick up three … Continue reading

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Copper & Kings

While in Louisville, we went to a distillery.  Now, before you think that I am going to start writing about Bourbon, and I may have once or twice, Copper & Kings produces American Brandy, manufactured in Bourbon barrels and the … Continue reading

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She Returns

My Favorite Daughter returned for another visit back to her ancestral home in the Detroit area.  She was coming in a couple of days early before two of her three boys would join her.  My oldest grandson had to stay … Continue reading

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More Whites

All the time that we were up at Crystal Mountain, there was a bit of The Thin Man that permeated the trip.  No there was no mystery and thankfully no murder, but the ambience in the vacation home was one … Continue reading

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Loring Wine Company

I got a heads up from another local wine blogger about a wine tasting at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and it was nearby for me. This wine shop was on my radar, but for ages I was … Continue reading

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More Touts

I have to admit that sometimes my prose sounds like it was borrowed from Damon Runyon or Dashiell Hammett, and I guess you can blame it on my youth and my environment. People actually talked that way and it even … Continue reading

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Villa Marine Bar

While we were up in the wine country, we took a side excursion to another village that we have been to before. We went to Frankfort, Michigan which sits on the Betsy Bay. There is quite a marina just off … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve

I have to admit that that I like to go out for dinner quite a bit and you may have noticed, as I like to write about restaurants almost as much as I like to write about wine. Suffice it … Continue reading

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