Tag Archives: Malbec

Monterey Wine Club September 2022 Selections

It must be September, because I just received a shipment from “A Taste of Monterey” which we started years ago, back when Michigan was still a felony state for out of state wine shipments.  By accident, we walked into their … Continue reading

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Did Anyone Lose a Slipper?

We went to an exhibit “Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume” at The Henry Ford.  The Henry Ford is the modern way of referring to The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan and possibly … Continue reading

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An Eightieth Birthday

You may think this is about me, but I haven’t made this milestone.  It was going to be a surprise party, but at the last minute, his wife thought the stress might be a shock, so she told him.  It … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2022

It is a holiday that is popular and celebrated around the world.  It is also a day that seems to get more chaotic each year, as we try to make plans.  For restaurants, it is a powerhouse of a holiday, … Continue reading

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Easter 2022

Easter is a major holiday here, and we were going to celebrate it in style.  We always invite everyone, and if they can’t attend, that is their loss, because I will tell you that the house smelled wonderful, as my … Continue reading

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McIntyre Estates Vineyards Per Ardua

It is that time of the year, as we have received more wines from another club, this time from “A Taste of Monterey.”  We discovered the club by accident as we were wandering around the waterfront of Monterey, as we … Continue reading

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Chateau du Gaby

While tasting wines at my local shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, I also got a chance to try two wines from the same winery, as they were making decisions for both the shop and for their restaurant Vertical … Continue reading

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Up in the Balcony

Some people may not even know what a balcony is, the multi-plex movie theaters don’t have them, and most local neighborhoods don’t have a movie house either.  When I was a kid, my local neighborhood had two on one block … Continue reading

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Blame it on the Pacific Supply Chain

We went out to celebrate a birthday and we met another couple at a chain restaurant located in a very large shopping mall.  They were doing quite a bustling business, and that particular mall, I am sure has survived all … Continue reading

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Three More Reds with Korbin Ming

It was a beautiful day and I was finishing a wine tasting that Korbin Ming was conducting at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  Korbin Ming is the Associate Winemaker at Korbin Kameron Winery, one … Continue reading

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