Tag Archives: Chardonnay

Ms. Yoga Revisits The Earle

Years ago, just after The Wine Raconteur and his Bride, Ms. Yoga frequented The Earle; one of our favorite haunts, especially if we are in Ann Arbor.  She wanted to go there with us, and of course, how could we … Continue reading

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Fine Wine Source Club Selections – January 2023

If you don’t belong to a wine club, I would strongly recommend that you find a good one and join; if you are near Livonia, Michigan than I would suggest The Fine Wine Source.  I was just there yesterday, to … Continue reading

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ATOM Wine Club Winter 2023 Part One

The first wine club we ever joined was “A Taste of Monterey” and it was purely by happenstance.  We were going to eat at the famed Sardine Factory in Monterey and we were wandering around the Cannery Row district and … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day 2023

I have a philosophy or maybe just a misguided thought, that whatever I do on New Year’s Day is what I will do the most of during the year.  Thankfully, whatever struck me on the eve, was out of my … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner with The Wine Raconteur, Jr. 2022

We always look forward to our time with The Wine Raconteur, Jr. (and that is a sobriquet that he chose).  We had Christmas dinner at their house, though it was a bit touch and go, because their son became ill, … Continue reading

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Arta’s Italian Restaurant

We were finally able to connect with The Caller and his charming wife.  They are retired and almost impossible to get a date with, as they are always on the go.  We finally did connect and then it was where … Continue reading

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Another Tasting with Roger Louer

Since my days of shopping and enjoying my local wine shop and club, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan, I think that Roger Louer and his wines have had the most visits and tastings. Roger Louer was holding court … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2022

Count Alfonso Romero: “What time will the guest arrive?” Butler: “Oh, well, no one arrives first, Sir. They all come in last.” We were planning on having thirty guests for Thanksgiving, which I don’t know about you, but for us, … Continue reading

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Two From Daou Vineyards

Wandering around the Las Vegas Food & Wine Festival at Tivoli Village was a great time, especially since we could walk back to our casino hotel.  I know that I have mentioned the wines so far, but there was plenty … Continue reading

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Four Wine Tasting at Sandhill Crane Vineyards

As hectic as it was fun, the crowd at Sandhill Cranes Vineyards was impressive.  It was like all roads lead to the winery.  Well, the lunch hour was not the best choice for tasting wines, but it was great to … Continue reading

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