Tag Archives: Champagne

Louis Roederer Cristal

There are times when I get to taste a wine that odds are, I would never get a chance to try.  This happened at The Fine Wine Source in in Livonia, Michigan as I was doing a wine tasting.  The … Continue reading

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Champagne Louis Roederer

I guess being retired and attending some wine tastings, like I do at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan is not a bad job.  Representatives from the Vintage Wine Company were pouring and discussing wines that they represent from … Continue reading

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Picking Some Bubbles

What to serve for New Year’s Eve for the big moment?  By now you must have realized that my Bride is a creature of habit, and when she finds something that she likes, she keeps going back, but it does … Continue reading

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A Quick Stop?

I had some errands to take care of, as it has been a hectic couple of weeks and I thought I would stop by The Fine Wine Source in Livonia to take a look around. I immediately greeted the owner … Continue reading

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The Library

I guess that I am a bit of a true curmudgeon, because I enjoy reading books and I prefer hard bound editions with marbled paper, deckled edges and ridges on the spine; and if possible leather bindings with gold lettering … Continue reading

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“Impetuous”

“Impetuous” is my favorite line of dialogue from the classic John Wayne film “The Quiet Man” and a fitting theme for St. Patrick’s Day. Now you are probably saying what in hell does an Armenian know about that day and … Continue reading

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Bubbles For All

When you get a group of people together even for New Year’s Eve, there will be no consensus of what sparkling wine is best. Everyone has different tastes and there really is no one-size-fits-all, in fact that is true for … Continue reading

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Sonoma Brunch

Since my Favorite Daughter was in town, we decided to try the brunch at Fleming’s Steak House, one of our favorite haunts. She was here for a “girl’s get-away” and we took advantage of the time we could, after all, … Continue reading

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A Brunch in Vegas

This last trip to Vegas, I broke some of my own rules about not repeating restaurants, which I have already done and I am doing it again. When we were having dinner at Echo & Rig, the manager of the … Continue reading

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Champagne Day

“I get no kick from Champagne, mere alcohol doesn’t thrill me at all,” while it is a great lyric from Cole Porter, while I enjoy his music immensely, I must disagree with the sentiment (out of context). This sung has … Continue reading

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