Tag Archives: Loire Valley

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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One More Birthday Dinner

Every year for a series of months, I get to say that my Bride robbed the cradle and then for a series of months, I stay quiet.  Do I like to tease? Of course, I do.  If I don’t tease, … Continue reading

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With the Family

I would venture to say that anyone that has a family, in the past six months has probably been a scofflaw, especially here in Michigan.  I was not designed to spend my time hiding in the basement and most people … Continue reading

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Thierry Delauney “La Vignette” Rosé

My wine club at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia is not that far away, but they have very limited hours at the moment as they are still adjusting to the mandates of trying to run a business and not … Continue reading

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