Tag Archives: L. Mawby Vineyards

The Wall Came to Livonia

Even though Vietnam started affecting the United States in 1955, it wasn’t until years later that it really took its toll.   I remember when they brought back the lottery for the draft and it was my birthday that was the … Continue reading

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Mawby Sparkling

It is almost a sin, if we don’t stop at MAWBY Sparkling while we are up in the Traverse City area of Michigan.   You can find Mawby out near Suttons Bay and whether you know it as L. Mawby Vineyards … Continue reading

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Bubbles Can’t Hurt

January has been a killer month so far, with all of the extreme cold weather that has pounded us. We just got finished with the holidays and it should have been a month to just (ice) skate through. The extreme … Continue reading

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Tall Ship Manitou

Every now and then I guess we become bona fide tourists and while up in the Traverse City area we almost abandoned wine for a three-hour cruise. The whole crew of us boarded the Tall Ship Manitou. The Tall Ship … Continue reading

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MWWC#33: Once Upon a Time

there was a young man who grew up in a family that had orchards all around the state of Michigan, growing cherries, apples, plums and peaches. Michigan was always known as a great state for growing fruit and the young … Continue reading

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Keeping it Local

I am very sorry to say that prior commitments kept us from seeing “Dinner in Abruzzo: A Journey Home with My Culinary Godfather” and I have devoted three articles about past memories of Luciano Del Signore and I would be … Continue reading

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Two Raconteurs for Christmas

We recently had a Christmas dinner for The Wine Raconteur and The Wine Raconteur Jr. The Wine Raconteur Jr. actually selected his nom de plume when he guest wrote an article for me, and I guess he chose that name … Continue reading

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