Tag Archives: Haut-Medoc

Two Merlot Based Bordeaux Wines

I just had the good fortune to stop by at the Fine Wine Source when they were revisiting some wines either for the wine shop or for their restaurant Vertical, once the forced mandate of 25% occupancy is raised to … Continue reading

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The Sheik Restaurant

Many years ago, when I was fourteen I got my first job, working in the shadow of the Ambassador Bridge on Vernor Highway and Vinewood Street in Southwest Detroit. I remember it distinctly, because I was working for my Uncle … Continue reading

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The First Dinner of the “Titanic” Weekend

When the initial reception was over and it was time for dinner, rather than all preceding to a private dining room, we all went to the main dining room at the Grand Hotel, Salle a Manger.  We had met two … Continue reading

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Commander’s Palace in Las Vegas

On our many trips to Las Vegas to visit two of our children and our growing group of grandchildren we combined two unique venues.  The Brennan family of New Orleans Commander’s Palace, which we have been to, and the old … Continue reading

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Margaux

Margaux is one of the famed Communes of the Haute Medoc.  It is on the Commune level that Bordeaux is famous.  Within in these Communes are the famous Chateaus that are associated with Bordeaux. In 1855 there was a Classification … Continue reading

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Haut-Medoc

The upper levels of the terrain of Medoc, Haute- Medoc are where the majesty of Bordeaux wines is located.  The four great communes of Bordeaux are located in the Haute- Medoc (Pauillac, St. Estephe, St. Julien, and Margaux) and I … Continue reading

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