Tag Archives: Malbec

Thanksgiving Dinner 2018

To this day, I marvel at the concept of having a Norman Rockwell style Thanksgiving dinner.  I never encountered it growing up, but then I guess Norman Rockwell didn’t grow up with Armenians who believe that there may not be … Continue reading

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Another Thanksgiving Eve

Another hectic day preceding an even more hectic day as we get ready for Thanksgiving.  It is my Bride that does all of the Herculean tasks and I wisely try not to get in the way.  I just try to … Continue reading

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Two Napa Reds

I was on a roll at Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan tasting some great wines and all because I was picking up my monthly club selection.  With the advent of the Coravin System, wine shops must be doing a … Continue reading

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Scheid Reserve Claret

The second bottle that I removed from the carton from my wine club “A Taste of Monterey” was Scheid Vineyards Reserve Claret 2012.  I have heard and read plenty of accolades for Scheid Vineyards and I actually have four different … Continue reading

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Ms. Yoga is Back

One of my delightful cast of characters returned to Michigan and our home became her base of operations.  We have been on the go the entire month of August and then we even had more fun with her presence.  Ms. … Continue reading

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Mint 29

Traditionally when my Favorite Daughter is in town, we take her to one of her prized memories of restaurants in Dearborn, Michigan where she grew up.  Alas the town is not the same, the so-called leaders of the community are … Continue reading

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Two from Mendoza

There was plenty of wine transported up to Crystal Mountain for the week, and that doesn’t even cover the extra wine runs that were done, while we were up there.  For as many people that were up there, we didn’t … Continue reading

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