Tag Archives: France

Nick and Nora Land in Vegas

I think the greatest invention is wheeled luggage, because in the old days of Pullman suit cases, which we still have, the Red Cap or later on the Sky Cap handled everything for you.  Nowadays, it is rather difficult to … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday 2021

There is nothing like a holiday and a religious one to boot, to create a whole bunch of scofflaws.  It was the first big gathering in over a year and we all practiced common sense, a notion that is lost … Continue reading

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April 2021 Club Selections

It was a beautiful day in April as I walked in to the Fine Wine Source to pick up the April Wine Club selections.  The weather was totally agreeable, the perfect weather for just a sport coat to go out … Continue reading

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Domaine Huet CuvĂ©e Constance

As we looked at our printed personalized wine tasting list, it appeared that the Wine Raconteur, Jr. and I had come to the end of our visit; and everyone knows that all good things eventually come to an end. It … Continue reading

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Chateau Branaire-Ducru

The Fine Wine Source did something to The Wine Raconteur and The Wine Raconteur, Jr. that I have never encountered before.  We had tastings from two classified growths from the Commune of Saint-Julien, and to me this is rare, because … Continue reading

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Chateau Langoa Barton 2009

It was indeed a pleasure doing a tasting with The Wine Raconteur, Jr. with me at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  My Bride and I have been members of the wine club there, and now so have our … Continue reading

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Chateau Maucaillou

There we were two Raconteurs of different eras, enjoying a private tasting at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I have to admit, that learning about wines, is much easier today, even in the Detroit area, compared to when … Continue reading

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Claude Dugat Gevrey-Chambertin

The Wine Raconteur and The Wine Raconteur, Jr. were both at the Fine Wine Source doing a special wine tasting.  I was totally intrigued watching him make his quality notes into his iPhone and I am barely able to make … Continue reading

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Two Gamay Wines

I hardly need any prodding to go to my wine local shop, The Fine Wine Source, but I had promised that I would come back for a real tasting, and they asked if I could bring someone else, since my … Continue reading

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Chateau La Croizille SEGC 1983

Once in a while, out of a clear blue sky, we get really fancy and it is just the two of us.  My Bride has been working daily, in fact she never missed a beat, because she is considered an … Continue reading

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