Tag Archives: Cinsault

The Graduation Dinner Continues

It was fun watching our grandson indulge in one of his grandfather’s quirky enjoyments.  I would venture to say that most teenagers don’t go out on a regular basis for fine dining, in fact over the years, we have discovered … Continue reading

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AIX and Ethel M

 As we continued to graze and taste at the Las Vegas Food & Wine Festival at Tivoli Village, we were just having fun.  We were talking about wine and food and comparing notes with total strangers, but that was part … Continue reading

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A Walk to Mission Point

There is so much to see and enjoy on Mackinac Island, especially if it is your first time there.  We have been there many times and I think that we have stopped at every shop and tourist attraction on the … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day – Part Two

Life is never quite how you plan it.  We were going to go see the ice sculptures in downtown Plymouth and it would give us a day of exercise.  One year, we went and it was so warm the sculptures … Continue reading

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November 2021 Wine Club Selections

Each month I always look forward to the choices from The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  A class act operation, where I and every other patron knows that he won’t have to wade through the wines offered at gas … Continue reading

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Our Last Wine with Ms. Yoga

While we were at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan with Ms. Yoga, they were getting busier, and we were deciding on some wines to take home.  We did not get carried away, as we have a money pit … Continue reading

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A Rosé and a Red from Ixsir

We were up to the middle two wines of a flight of six, poured and discussed by Etienne Debbanne the Co-founder and Chairman of Ixsir Winery of Lebanon at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  … 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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A Quick Trip to Holland

We had a wonderful trip to Holland, Michigan a few years back and we decided to tempt fate and take a fast weekend trip.  We had toyed with the idea of going to Mackinac Island, or to Petoskey, Traverse City … Continue reading

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