Tag Archives: Leelanau Peninsula

Black Star Farms from Both Peninsulas

I hope that it is a good omen that we received a delivery from our Black Star Farms wine club.  It is interesting that this time two of the wines came from the Leelanau Peninsula and two came from the … Continue reading

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Two Pinots from Black Star Farms

I am starting to feel positive that the state is opening up, because another sure sign of commerce in the state is a shipment from a wine club from Black Star Farms who have vineyards and tasting rooms on both … Continue reading

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Filets and Franc

“Major Strasser has been shot…round up the usual suspects.”  Day 60 of the lockdown, so by my estimation, I have been clean four times, and I was excited like a little kid going on a school excursion trip.  The only … Continue reading

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A Michigan Dinner

Paul Crewe: “You know, there’s only one thing I’m sorry about.” Warden Hazen: “What’s that, Mr. Crewe?” Paul Crewe: “That you’re not out here with us knockin’ heads.” Warden Hazen: “I’m afraid I’m a little old for that.” Paul Crewe: … Continue reading

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Easter, Zoom and Two Whites

“Now, I can be a good guy, or I can be one real mean sum-bitch.” I think that we are all going through the motions of day in, day out.  Even my Bride has mentioned that she is tired, though … Continue reading

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Isidor’s Choice Terrace Red

It is that time of the year when we received another club shipment from Black Star Farms.  We have been stopping by there constantly over the years when we are up North in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan and if … Continue reading

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Two from Up North

It was almost like getting a gift from Saint Nick, as we received four bottles of wine from up North, except that it wasn’t a gift, it was part of our wine club shipment from Black Star Farms and not … Continue reading

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Two from Black Star Farms

We were away for a little trip and my Bride got an email that a package was coming to the house that would require an adult signature.  She was perplexed, trying to figure out what was coming, since most deliveries … 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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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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