Tag Archives: Gallo Family Vineyards

A 1992 Gallo Chardonnay

One never knows what to expect when you start to rearrange the wine cellar, especially me, because I can be rather forgetful about what is there.  I saw this bottle and realized that it could possibly be an interesting article … Continue reading

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The Village

Officially it is The Village at Grand Traverse Commons and I really wanted to see this place and perhaps get a bite to eat, before a few more wine tastings, I mean sometimes I really have tunnel-vision or so it … Continue reading

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Our Last Dinner with Ms. Yoga

Even though Casa Raconteur was the official residence of Ms. Yoga during her week, she did leave us and spend some time in Grand Rapids during this business trip.  For some odd reason, she just ignores the invoice that is … Continue reading

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Brunch at Echo & Rig

“A hot dog at the ballpark is better than steak at the Ritz.” – Humphrey Bogart Those are the words that greets you on the window as you approach Echo & Rig Butcher and Steakhouse at Tivoli Village, and from … Continue reading

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Wine Egalitarianism

One thing about writing articles pertaining to wines is the chance to mention some great wines, and some very esoteric wines and varietals as well.  I was getting ready to put some wine bottles in our recycling tub, and each … Continue reading

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