Tag Archives: France

We Had Dinner at Butch’s Dry Dock

It wouldn’t be a trip to Holland, Michigan without dinner at Butch’s Dry Dock.  It seems that forever I would see this restaurant listed in the Wine Spectator magazine Restaurant Awards issue as having a great wine selection, and affordable … Continue reading

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Noshing and Shopping in Holland, Michigan

We were walking up and down the downtown of Holland, Michigan, there was me tagging along with my Bride and Ms. Yoga.  We even did the Farmer’s Market and thankfully, we came in Ms. Yoga’s rental car, so there wasn’t … Continue reading

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Another Trip to Holland, Michigan

We took another trip to Holland, Michigan and this time with Ms. Yoga.  Holland was settled in 1847 by Dutch Calvinist separatists, who left the Netherlands during a time of dire economic conditions.  To this day, Holland has promoted the … Continue reading

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House of Pure Vin

While we were still celebrating my birthday, and yes, I do like to prolong the celebration, we had some time between Vicente’s for lunch and Immersive Klimt.  We wandered around Downtown Detroit and there was a wine bar, that was … Continue reading

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“Bordeaux is My Favorite Grape”

A couple of weeks ago, my Bride and I went out to meet another couple for dinner.  I am always a bit concerned when she couches the restaurant’s description and tells me that they have really good food.  I have … Continue reading

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August 2022 Wine Club Selections

I got to my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan almost at the tail end of the month.  Considering all that my Bride and I have been going through, I am glad that we got there.  … Continue reading

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A Very Sad Wine Tale

“My story is much too sad to be told, but then practically everything leaves me totally cold…” Actually, I don’t know the entire story, in fact I know very little about the actual story, but when I saw this bottle, … Continue reading

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Chalky and Coravin Sparkling

I actually was able to get my Bride to accompany me to our local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source, for a tasting.  Needless to say, my Bride is the celebrity and all the attention is geared towards her, which … Continue reading

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Mission Impossible Worked

Jim Phelps would have been impressed, especially when there were several times that I thought the cat had been let out of the bag. As I walked up along side of her with two bags of wine, I knew that … Continue reading

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Café Santé

Before we left Boyne Mountain, which is in Boyne Falls, which is near Boyne Highlands, we went to Boyne City.  We were touted to try this bistro, just off of the water.  There are not that many places that I … Continue reading

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