Tag Archives: Medoc

Chateau du Glana Saint-Julien

I guess I have stretched my Birthday celebration as long as possible, because we went out to formally make a date-night of it.  I think that I am worse than a little kid at times, but actually, it is my … Continue reading

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No $600.00 Vinegar for Me

We almost suffered a tragic calamity on a Tuesday night. I guess that it was just due to the good fortune that I have been constantly in the wine cellar, as I moved, shifted and inventoried the main wall of … Continue reading

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Chateau Margaux 1989

How would you respond if someone that you know asks you to bring a decanter?  Well since it was my Brother-in-Law and he is staying at a hotel, I didn’t even ask why, or what, or how or any of … Continue reading

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NOVI Chophouse, Three Wines and The Caller

The last time I was at the NOVI Chophouse it was in the Baronette Hotel, in Novi, it is now in the Crown Plaza Hotel, but still in Novi.  The City of Novi has a curious history, especially about the … Continue reading

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Two from the Old World

As I recall, I was going to pick up my wine club selections from the Fine Wine Source in Livonia and believe it or not, I got waylaid in a wine shop.  Some times I can make stops anywhere longer … Continue reading

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Chateau D’Issan

I guess it will go down in the annals of The Wine Raconteur as a moment of serendipity.  It was kind of funny, a mixed case of wine from Louisville meets a mixed case of wine from Detroit up at … Continue reading

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Blason D’Issan

“Impetuous” maybe one of the greatest lines of cinematic dialogue especially when uttered by Michelin Oge Flynn and it has nothing to do with wine, but it best describes my Bride when she tasted this wine.  I am never sure … Continue reading

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My Club’s Christmas Meeting

The dinner club that I belong to has made some changes to the usual structure of the meetings. The Christmas meeting is now what is called a Dutch Treat meeting, meaning that each member pays for his dinner, and we … Continue reading

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U of M vs. Iowa

While I was attending my cousin’s son’s wedding, I received a message from my wayward friend The Caller. I never know when he is going to send me text messages, but it usually is interesting, non-the less. He and his … Continue reading

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Butch’s Dry Dock

After spending the day exploring and shopping in the downtown district of Holland, we were getting ready to have our dinner and celebrate the last night of our anniversary weekend. When I called to make the reservation, the young lady … Continue reading

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