Tag Archives: Gewurztraminer

“Mixtape” and “Green”

We were coming down to the wire for the last two wines to taste at The Royce and curated by the winemaker and owner Mike Laing of both Mawby Sparkling and bigLITTLE Wines.  During the entire time, he was also … Continue reading

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Two More Whites from Bos Wines

It is a pleasure doing a wine tasting with a winemaker like David Bos at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  The only problem is that I have to be careful that I don’t monopolize his time, as there … Continue reading

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A Wine Day in New Baltimore

As the days pass quicker, at least once a year, I know that I can celebrate my day and have a bit of selfish-indulgence.  Well actually, I think that I may be stretching the day longer and longer each year.  … Continue reading

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Two From Canada

It is amazing how lifestyles change in a matter of less than two years.  We definitely used to go out, much more often.  We now eat in, way more often, but the silver lining is that we are actually drinking … 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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Rove Estate

Rove Estate sits at the highest point of elevation on the Leelanau Peninsula and a family owned farm for five generations.  Creighton and McKenzie Gallagher represent the sixth generation farming the family plot and the estate is named after the … Continue reading

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Mari Vineyards

Marty Lagina founded Mari Vineyards in 1999 with the desire to plant varietals that one does not associate with Michigan like Nebbiolo, Sangiovese and others along with Cabernet Franc and Merlot.  He had friends come and help him the first … Continue reading

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Verterra Winery

Even with all of the driving that we did, we wanted to visit another winery that we had heard good praise about, and that was Verterra Winery.   I found it amusing that the same week that we had returned home, … Continue reading

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Peng Zu

Even out in Las Vegas, where I should be the Patriarch of the family, I sometimes get over-ruled on the selection of a restaurant.  I am partial to independent establishments as opposed to the national chains that have seemed to … Continue reading

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Jackson-Triggs

One of the more awe-inspiring wineries in Niagara-on-the-Lake is Jackson-Triggs, as it is very imposing and very impressive as you drive to their tasting room facility. Alan Jackson and Don Triggs started the winery in 1993, and they are billed … Continue reading

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