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Black Star Farms Winter 2023 Club Selections

It is wonderful getting new club selections, as it is always fun and getting something that I might not try, because we are all creatures of habit.  Originally, we tried a couple of their wines at a business conference and … Continue reading

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ATOM Wine Club Winter 2023 Part Two

I guess that with all wine clubs, it is fun to see what you eventually get for later enjoyment.  With “A Taste of Monterey” as well as our other clubs, it may be years, before I open the bottle, sometimes … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve 2022/2023

We had the daily double for the holiday, we were doing New Year’s Eve dinner and then everyone was coming back here the next day for a New Year’s Brunch.  I thin part of it was logistics, because it was … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner with The Wine Raconteur, Jr. 2022

We always look forward to our time with The Wine Raconteur, Jr. (and that is a sobriquet that he chose).  We had Christmas dinner at their house, though it was a bit touch and go, because their son became ill, … Continue reading

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Annual Ladies’ Christmas Party 2022

Before she was my Bride, she had her Annual Ladies’ Christmas Party and it has been consistent, except for the year the harridan interfered.  It used to be a pot luck dinner, but since the interference, my Bride now orders … Continue reading

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Dinner at Cooper’s Hawk

We went for dinner with a couple that had joined the Cooper’s Hawk Wine Club, and we by passed the wine tasting room that is your immediate sight when entering the restaurant.  The tasting room reminded me of some of … Continue reading

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Two Exclusive Wines from Roberts + Rogers

Roger Louer was at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan conducting a wine tasting and two of the wines are true exclusives for those that attended the tasting or can get there, if there is … Continue reading

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Two From Riboli Family Wines

While we were at the Las Vegas Food & Wine Festival at Tivoli Village in between grazing on all the munchies, a fellow at one of the wine tables asked me if I had ever had a Los Angeles wine, … Continue reading

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Prohibido Wines, Loica and Bodegas Alconde

I have to admit that most of the fun at the Las Vegas Food & Wine Festival was actually getting a chance to try the foods, and many were from touted Chef restaurants on The Strip that we don’t get … Continue reading

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Two From Daou Vineyards

Wandering around the Las Vegas Food & Wine Festival at Tivoli Village was a great time, especially since we could walk back to our casino hotel.  I know that I have mentioned the wines so far, but there was plenty … Continue reading

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