Tag Archives: France

Le G de Chateau Guiraud

In the old days, some of the grand houses in Sauternes used to make a Bordeaux Blanc Sec for themselves and some of their friends, because all the interest was in the Sauternes and the Noble Rot that they successfully … Continue reading

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Another Raid on the Cellar

I keep trying to raid the cellar, especially for one of a kinds and potential old wines, both of which can be iffy.  So far, we have had five bottles that had seen better days, so that is not too … Continue reading

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November 2020 Wine Club Wines

My local wine club, the Fine Wine Source just released the wines for November, and I am making sure that I write about them in a timely matter.  Having a wine shop in Livonia, I guess was a brave gesture, … Continue reading

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Some New French Wines to Taste

I lament that the wine industry has had to change the way business is conducted, though from the reports that I have seen, wine consumption is up since the lockdown began.  So many businesses have been closed for periods of … Continue reading

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Y is for Ygrec

When I was a kid we used to hear “Y because we love you” on black and white television, unless you were among the very fortunate to have a color television set at home.  I just had a chance to … Continue reading

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One More Birthday Dinner

Every year for a series of months, I get to say that my Bride robbed the cradle and then for a series of months, I stay quiet.  Do I like to tease? Of course, I do.  If I don’t tease, … Continue reading

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October 2020 Wine Club Selections

The month is almost over and I am just getting to discuss the wines from my local club, the Fine Wine Source of Livonia, Michigan.  I am happy to say, that I was concerned that with the lockdowns and everything … Continue reading

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Two Splits

Splits, I am sure is a colloquial expression for a half-bottle of wine, and not a bowling term or a gymnastic pose that I am going to discuss.  The half-bottles were much more prevalent years ago and I very seldom … Continue reading

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An Old and a Young White Burgundy

It was the day of the Vertical Wine Tasting Dinner and we were as prepared as we were going to be.  The house was clean and orderly, the dishes were all set and so were the glasses.  We decided to … Continue reading

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Chateau Duhart-Milon 1998

Having a special wine dinner for six is enough of a challenge, without all of the craziness that occurs here naturally.  We had the good fortune of getting a mixed vertical case from one of our favorite wineries and when … Continue reading

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