Tag Archives: Graves

De Pez and Smith Haut Lafitte

There are days when the Gods must look down upon me and decide to give that story-teller some real gems.  After all the nectar of the Gods, is how some have always described wines, and when I am in the … Continue reading

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Chateau Tour Leognan

Doing wine tastings is something that I never turn down, especially when I am at my local wine shop the Fine Wine Source.  When I see the term Grand Vin de Graves, my immediate thought is that it is a … Continue reading

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Two Harbingers of Spring

In between this winter weather, I still get a chance to get to my local wine shop the Fine Wine Source, even when it isn’t even time for a club selection.  I am getting antsy, just like the rest of … Continue reading

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One Spanish, One French

The joys of wine are that there is always something new to discover, you don’t have to go to the market and keep buying the same wine every week.  At my local wine shop and wine club The Fine Wine … 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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Mr. Lucky – Part Two

Some of you may have thought that my reference to the movie with this name, might be too arcane, so you might remember the television show with John Vivyan and Ross Martin; or you may just think that I have … Continue reading

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Four New Wines

I have to admit that there were more wines purchased at Elie Wine Company, but it was not from us. My Sister-in-Law was so amazed at the breadth of French wines offered in one location, that she decided to do … Continue reading

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The Botsford Inn

As I am getting material ready for one of my dinner club meetings, I remembered a place that was one of our former secretary’s favorite places to have a meeting on the west side. We would meet at the Botsford … Continue reading

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The Money Tree

I recently got into a conversation about the old days of downtown Detroit, and I am sure that it will not surprise my regular readers that eventually the topic of restaurants came up. We started to mention some of the … Continue reading

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We Are Going to “Chewing Gums”

Ciungan’s Shrimp House was a mainstay in the downriver area of Detroit for years. Though a lot of people thought it was a Chinese name, the family was Romanian and it was pronounced “Chun-gan,” but a lot of people that … Continue reading

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