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Independence Day 2020

I grew up in Southwest Detroit and the Fourth of July holds a very favorite feeling for everyone that I grew up with.  The area was a true melting pot of Detroit and everyone got along.  Independence Day was the … Continue reading

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Joullian Cabernet Sauvignon

As I was unpacking our latest wine club shipment from “A Taste of Monterey,” I am noticing some changes.  I think that the extended lockdown is still officially on for a couple of more days, but people are going back … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend 2020

“Suppose they gave a war and nobody came.  Then war will come after you.” Is often attributed to Bertolt Brecht as he wrote about the rise of the Democratic Socialist Party of Germany after the First World War and the … Continue reading

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A Hats Not a Hat ’til it’s Tilted

“Nobody goes to jail unless they want to. Unless they make themselves get caught.” It was Day 45 and we are making the most of the situation.  During the French Revolution when people were literally losing their heads, they actually … Continue reading

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Detroit Caters

We had gone down to Louisville for a couple of good reasons.  One, we had taken birthday presents down that my Bride had collected from the rest of her family; and two, we were going down to see our nephew … Continue reading

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Bernardus Cabernet Sauvignon

The last of the three wines that I unpacked from the latest wine club shipment from A Taste of Monterey.  One day, I will have to go back and figure out when we started our club membership, but we have … Continue reading

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Isidor’s Choice Terrace Red

It is that time of the year when we received another club shipment from Black Star Farms.  We have been stopping by there constantly over the years when we are up North in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan and if … Continue reading

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Podere Ciona Semifonte

One of the great things about finally getting out, was going to my wine shop, it had been about two months since I had set foot into The Fine Wine Source.  Rest assured, I did not have to reintroduce myself … Continue reading

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Robusto and Tenacious

There was a Celani Family Vineyards tasting that I was going to at The Fine Wine Source and I even wanted my Bride to come, even though it could be a dangerous trip.  I think everyone puts up with me, … Continue reading

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Korbin Kameron Estate Red Blends

Imagine having enjoyed ten wines from Korbin Kameron and knowing that there are still four more bottles to try while I was at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  Well, we already had discovered that Mitchell and Jenny Ming … Continue reading

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