Tag Archives: Garnacha

A Rioja Reserva and a Campo de Borja

It is always a great time when I am at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I was attending a special wine tasting that was set up for an Instagram blogger that I had originally … Continue reading

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Stufato di Frutti di Mare

One day in one of my enjoyable trips to my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan, I was just getting ready to leave and I got waylaid.  Now I realize that it sounds peculiar that I … Continue reading

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Catching Up with The Caller at Dinner

Attempting to get together with The Caller is harder than finding a smooth road in Michigan.  Since, the moment that he and his charming wife both retired, they may have to hire a full time Social Secretary.  We actually made … Continue reading

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Alto Moncayo Veraton

Another trip down Memory Lane, courtesy of my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source.  It really is interesting to see how, if any, vintages can affect a wine.  I was in retail, my entire career, so I can understand … Continue reading

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A Birthday Toast

We had a chance to witness the ravages of utter destruction that occurred to one of our favorite restaurants, because of the harridan’s draconian rules.  We were going to originally have a birthday dinner, but the honoree has been working … Continue reading

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Two from Marqués de Murrier

With all that is going on, and since so many places have been shut down, if I can I try to make it a point to stop at my local wine shop to help in my small way at The … Continue reading

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Piccata and Penelope

Lt. Col. Korn, XO:  All you have to do is be our pal. Col. Cathcart:  Say nice things about us. Lt. Col. Korn, XO: Tell the folks at home what a good job we’re doing.  Take our offer Yossarian Col. … Continue reading

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Bodegas Alto Moncayo

I am trying two different wines at Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and they are both Garnache wines from Bodegas Alto Moncayo and both were of the same vintage (2015).  I wasn’t really sure how to react when I … Continue reading

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I Try to Have Fun

As I reflect on my past career, I had fun.  Through out the years I have encountered some people on both sides of the counter that if I could I would have avoided, but I guess that is true for … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve has passed and now it is a memory, as so many others before it, in my life time. We normally have the meal at our house, but another sister of my Bride wanted to celebrate it at her … Continue reading

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