Tag Archives: Merlot

House of Pure Vin

While we were still celebrating my birthday, and yes, I do like to prolong the celebration, we had some time between Vicente’s for lunch and Immersive Klimt.  We wandered around Downtown Detroit and there was a wine bar, that was … Continue reading

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September Birthdays 2022

This was going to be a litmus test, as this was going to be the first family get-together since my Mother-in-Law passed away.  My Bride went overboard trying to make it special as she views herself as the peacemaker, and … Continue reading

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Fine Wine Source Club Selections September 2022

The month of September has been a bonanza of wine club shipments, though my favorite club selections are from The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I guess, because I feel like family when I walk in the door.  I … Continue reading

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An Abbreviated Club Meeting

My dinner club that has been around since the late 1800’s has had many changes over the years.  If you look at the founders of the club, you will notice that they were business titans, politicians and from families that … Continue reading

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Mission Impossible Worked

Jim Phelps would have been impressed, especially when there were several times that I thought the cat had been let out of the bag. As I walked up along side of her with two bags of wine, I knew that … Continue reading

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Dinner with The Caller

I have to say, that The Caller did an admirable job navigating the pontoon boat on the lake.  The lake that they are on, is a private lake, and I don’t quite understand it totally, but it is like a … Continue reading

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Another Farewell

We were enjoying our time at Boyne Mountain, my Bride was delivering her last reports at the board meeting and introducing her replacement. I was there for the fun, as always, since I have been able to attend as her … Continue reading

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Fine Wine Source Club June 2022

The month of June was the Trifecta for wine club selections as I also picked up from my local club The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I always enjoy the curated selection from my shop, and a chance to … Continue reading

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We Had Visitors

My Bride and I live in a suburb that was originally a township.  I am not sure what the definition of a township is where you live, but originally in Michigan in meant thirty-six square miles or six miles by … Continue reading

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Podere Ciona Chianti Classico and Semifonte

Lorenzo Gatteschi of Podere Ciona was hosting a tasting of his wines at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  The estate is located in the original and oldest part of Tuscany’s Chianti wine-growing region and the area is still … Continue reading

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