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Two From Prum

I had the chance to taste two different wines from the same winery, same vineyard, same vintage, but two different levels of ripeness while I was at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I guess as a “Street Somm” … Continue reading

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An Elbling and a Riesling

An Elbling and a Riesling Sometimes as I walk around my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source, I see wines that I haven’t noticed before.  If it happens when I am there alone, nothing much happens, perhaps a little … Continue reading

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The New Ennui

Every morning around seven, we go out for our daily 3K walk and it takes us about forty minutes and then we come home, clean up and get dressed and have breakfast.  Our normal routine now, though I don’t have … Continue reading

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Tilapia and Two from Franken

“The best thing we can do is go on with our daily routine” is a quote from Nurse Ratched from the theatrical play and then the film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.  This is Day 40 as I write … Continue reading

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Weingut Pfluger

There are times when you are tasting wines that notes aren’t taken as studiously or the moment is rather hectic as it was while we were at The Fine Wine Source.  As I have said, my Bride becomes the center … Continue reading

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An Amarone and an Eiswein

A dinner with The Wine Raconteur (Sr.) and Jr. and the two lovely brides, and some cameo appearances by the children.  It was the perfect setting for a Christmas season dinner and we were happy to be squeezed in to … Continue reading

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Dinner Before a Tasting

We were looking forward to another virtual wine tasting courtesy of snooth.com and the house was in kind of a turmoil. I get nervous, because I will be on the same stage more or less with many other wine bloggers … Continue reading

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A Spatlese and a Moelleux

One of the best things about walking into the Fine Wine Source is the ability to taste some wines to make an educated purchase.  I always try to taste some wines that are new to me, either by district, varietal … Continue reading

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February Birthdays 2019

It was the time of the month to celebrate all of the birthdays in the month of February.  It is just an easy way to get everyone together and a way to keep the social calendar down to one party … Continue reading

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Warm or Cold

On our last evening with Ms. Yoga until her next visit, we were sitting and drinking left over wines from our adventures and noshing.  I kept trying to print up a hospitality bill to slip under the door, like we … Continue reading

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