Tag Archives: Merlot

Ms. Yoga is So Popular

While we were taking care of Ms. Yoga at the Casa Raconteur, her family was making preparations for a party while she was in town.  We are used to having to share her with the world, as she tends to … Continue reading

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Duckhorn Vineyards Duckhorn

Ms. Yoga made her appearance and it brought moments of youth in a couple of ways.  The logistics of her trips here are anything but prosaic and I think even her slate of appointments are constantly changing.  For me, it … 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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A Gaja and an Amarone

I was finally at the last two wines for the tasting at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I am always amazed at the caliber of fine wines that I get to taste when I am there, and I … Continue reading

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Two New Blends

I have a total enjoyment of wines, and I have had people ask me why I would drink a blended wine over a single wine.  Sometimes they give me a big stare when I tell them, that just because a … Continue reading

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I Try to Have Fun

As I reflect on my past career, I had fun.  Through out the years I have encountered some people on both sides of the counter that if I could I would have avoided, but I guess that is true for … Continue reading

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A Couple for my Bride

Through the course of a calendar year, every day is special, and once a year my Bride has her day.  Of course, she is so special to so many people that she has multiple celebrations with family gatherings, her cousin’s … Continue reading

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