Tag Archives: Malbec

Cain Five and King Eider

The Gods were looking down upon me that rainy afternoon and they must have smiled in my direction while I was at Fine Wine Source in Livonia.  Some days being a Raconteur in person, as well in print brings good … Continue reading

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De Tierra Vineyards Five by Five

I have been writing about the wines that I receive from A Taste of Monterey for several years now and I have always just put a little blip about the winery and the wine.  I just never really felt comfortable … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

Holidays, no matter how noble, are nights that we normally try to avoid eating out at restaurants.  Actually, there are so many holidays that are really family oriented, so it gives us a reason to have a big party at … Continue reading

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“It Certainly Is”

“This is another fine mess you got me into” was all I could think, with a tongue firmly in the cheek as we were off to the cinemas.  I grew up enamored with films and I loved them, but as … Continue reading

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Two from Chappellet

With the endless stream of wineries and brands in the international wine market, I am not sure if even all the professionals can keep track of what is out there.  So, just think of the rank amateurs like me that … Continue reading

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Corporate Christmas 2018

For years I was part of Small Business and every year at Christmas time some of the employees would lament that we didn’t have a party.  My boss who was the head of the corporation always use to say that … Continue reading

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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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