Tag Archives: Loire Valley

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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Ms. Yoga and Christmas

Ms. Yoga came up for Christmas and we saw her before Christmas at the house and then we saw her again after Christmas and her son had come up from school to see his relatives as well.  My Bride and … Continue reading

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Goodfellow’s Wine Cellar

Now and then I like to have a glass of wine, you may or may not believe that.  Here I was on Mackinaw Island and we still found time to take a nice walk for a couple of miles, of … Continue reading

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A Whirlwind Visit

When I was growing up, every family basically lived near each other.  My Grandmother moved to Detroit, after my Grandfather passed away and her three children all lived within a block of each other, and even when my Grandfather was … Continue reading

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Marrow

After seeing An Armenian Trilogy, we had reservations at a new restaurant that had opened up called Marrow.  It is located in an area now known in Detroit as West Village, to me it is just outside of Indian Village, … Continue reading

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A Spatlese and a Moelleux

One of the best things about walking into the Fine Wine Source is the ability to taste some wines to make an educated purchase.  I always try to taste some wines that are new to me, either by district, varietal … Continue reading

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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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