Tag Archives: Loire Valley

Cabernet Franc Day and Old Woodward Cellar

I realize that my title is rather unique, but these two themes kind of meshed together at the same time and I would be remiss to mention one and not the other.  I must mention that Cabernet Franc Day is … Continue reading

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Two French Wines to Taste

For me, being the gopher to go pick up our monthly wine club selection at Fine Wine Source is a great job.  I go in, say hello, and everyone knows my name, I think there was a television show about … Continue reading

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Reds for Thanksgiving

As the race to get everything done for the Thanksgiving dinner, there is always the Joker in the deck. After getting the turkeys out of the roasters and getting most of the side dishes out of the oven, it was … Continue reading

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The Park Shelton

After going to the Detroit Institute of Arts we walked across the street to have dinner at Chartreuse restaurant in the legendary Park Shelton. This was a hotel back in the day, famed for having Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo … 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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A Nice Dinner in Wyandotte

Every now and then the Gods look down on us mere mortals and smile. Sometimes with busy work schedules and time constraints, it is not always easy to meet and have dinner, without a lot of extra driving around; and … Continue reading

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Aerie

Aerie is the most fitting name for a restaurant that sits atop the Tower at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. While the resort sounds like it should be in Traverse City, it is actually a bit north of there … Continue reading

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