Tag Archives: Loire Valley

Café Santé

Before we left Boyne Mountain, which is in Boyne Falls, which is near Boyne Highlands, we went to Boyne City.  We were touted to try this bistro, just off of the water.  There are not that many places that I … Continue reading

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A Return to Boyne Mountain

As my Bride was getting ready to turn over the reins to retire, we still had one more business trip to attend at Boyne Mountain.  Boyne Mountain is a ski resort in the winter, and they offer other activities in … Continue reading

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Carriage House at Hotel Iroquois

As we wandered around Mackinac Island, it dawned on us that something was different this time on the island, compared to all of the other times.  We were there on the weekend, and we have never been there except during … Continue reading

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The Royce and a Muscadet

A friend told me about a wine tasting for Mawby and Big Little Wines at wine bar called The Royce, that I have heard about, but we had not been there.  Of course, the friend that told me about the … Continue reading

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Brunch at the Townhouse

We were wandering around in Birmingham, Michigan a very nice suburb in the Detroit area that has a nice downtown area for shopping, dining and hotels.  Actually, the trip was for me, instead of my Bride, as I did have … Continue reading

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Two Potential for the Cellar

When I stop at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan, I am always hoping to find our next go-to wine.  I am also looking at wines for cellar potential, but my Bride keeps suggesting that … Continue reading

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The Daxton Hotel

The other day we were out shopping in the city of Birmingham.  Which has a charming downtown area, and one could walk around, shop, dine and drink.  My perfect environment for a leisurely day out.  We even did some shopping … Continue reading

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Our Last Night in Vegas

I am sure that anyone else that was writing an article with a title like that, would give you a spectacular night of revelry, drinking, gambling, dining and other hedonistic pursuits.  Sorry, we were out there to visit the children … Continue reading

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Honoring Our Grandson

One of the main reasons that we were in a hurry to go to Las Vegas, was to do something for our eldest grandson, who graduated from high school last year.  We were going to throw him a graduation party, … Continue reading

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Domaine Huet Cuvée Constance

As we looked at our printed personalized wine tasting list, it appeared that the Wine Raconteur, Jr. and I had come to the end of our visit; and everyone knows that all good things eventually come to an end. It … Continue reading

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