Tag Archives: Malbec

“I Will Gladly Pay You Tuesday”

I have been driving my poor Bride crazy, lamenting that I want a burger.  I know that doesn’t sound like a difficult request, but it is; I guess that I am high maintenance.  My Bride has made me numerous different … Continue reading

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April 2021 Club Selections

It was a beautiful day in April as I walked in to the Fine Wine Source to pick up the April Wine Club selections.  The weather was totally agreeable, the perfect weather for just a sport coat to go out … Continue reading

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A Virtual OTBN

I accepted an open invitation on Social Media for a virtual “Open That Bottle Night.”  It has become a much-lauded evening among wine drinkers and especially those that write blogs. Actually, this isn’t the first time that I have ventured … Continue reading

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A Vertical of Cain Cuvee

The dinner was being served and the wine was all poured and allotted so that all six would enjoy Cain Cuvée wine equally.  It was a bittersweet dinner, because Cain lost their structures and two years of wine due to … 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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Dead Canyon Ranch Red Blend

It wouldn’t be right, if I didn’t write about the domestic offering from my wine club, the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and this is one of the July offerings, even though I know that we are in August.  … 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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Two Old Reds from the Cellar

In a sense I feel like the old Aesop Fable “The Ant and the Grasshopper” when it comes to finding wines that were laid to rest years ago.   I have been writing about wines that I have discovered in the … Continue reading

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Eight Bottles of Cain Five

Cain Five is the flagship of Cain Vineyard & Winery and rightfully so.  Back in the day, only a few wineries were making blended wines and going after nuances and complexity in California, they were doing there own thing.  I … Continue reading

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Cain Cuvee Vertical

Cain Cuvee has been one of our favorite wines from the first time we tried it.   When ever we can find it, in a store or even a restaurant, guess what, that is what is chosen.  We affectionately call it … Continue reading

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