Tag Archives: Italy

January 2021 Wine Club Selections

Venturing out in to the real world is quite a bother, unless I am planning on stopping by The Fine Wine Source either to pick up the monthly club selections or to pick up some other wines.  There is just … Continue reading

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Gaja Barbaresco 1982

That is the wine we took to share with The Wine Raconteur Jr. and his family for a Christmas meal.  He actually created his own moniker when he was a guest writer for a couple of articles for me, and … Continue reading

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One Italian, One Canadian

One of my favorite things to do, especially this year is to stop at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source and pick up the monthly wine club selections.  The wines are always picked for being interesting and not … Continue reading

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The Annual Ladies Christmas Party 2020

My Bride has had a Christmas Party for her lady friend’s way before I was on the scene and it is a given.  Before she even does the Christmas Card list and Newsletter, she is planning the party.  She had … Continue reading

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Two Different Sangiovese Wines

Imagine having two different wines from Tuscany, both pure Sangiovese and totally different from each other.  That happened when I picked up these two wines from my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source, and it can get fun when … Continue reading

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Two Interesting Italian Wines

I may not get out as much as I used to this year, I still enjoy going to my wine shop The Fine Wine Source.  There are times that I need to place an order, times to just shop and … Continue reading

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A Couple of Forgotten Reds

With the longest thirty days in this year and still counting, people have had a chance to do some extra cleaning and straightening and it is probably still an ongoing endeavor, as so many people are still working from home.  … Continue reading

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A Creepy Halloween

It was one of those perfect nights for Halloween, a Saturday with a nice temperature and no rain or snow.  I remember as a kid my Mother sewing us costumes that would be able to fit over slickers or snow … Continue reading

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The Forbidden Journey, Gringotts and Mythos

When one is at an amusement park, I guess one goes on rides; I guess I am one of the few that worries about what I am going to eat.  Of course, when you write a wine blog and couple … Continue reading

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From Hogsmead to The Palm

We were definitely traveling old school while we were on holidays; trains, boats and shoe leather.  The majority of the interest for the two of us was at King’s Crossing, Diagon Alley, Hogsmead and Hogwarts and to get there from … Continue reading

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