Tag Archives: Michigan

A Friend Over for Christmas

As I have stated over the years, my Bride loves to invite people over for dinner.  She always is concerned that if they are a widow or a widower that they are not eating properly.  The Mother Hen syndrome, I … Continue reading

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Black Star Farms Winter Club Selection

Black Star Farms is rather unique in that it has vineyards and tasting room facilities on both peninsulas, so that they are kind of surrounding Traverse City which is kind of the focal point for all of the wineries in … Continue reading

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Wine Club Selections – December 2021

With everything going on in the month of December, I went to my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan to pick up our monthly wine club selections and I was going also for another wine tasting … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2021 Part Two

We had all the food even after twenty-four diners from Thanksgiving, so we all went to the missing sister’s house to continue the revelry.  More Thanksgiving, more birthdays, more food and of course more wine.  It was also the meeting … Continue reading

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Boyne Valley Vineyards

We went to another new winery while we were up in Petoskey, and the winery was Boyne Valley Vineyards.  I mean they are really a new winery, because by the time this article is published, it will be before their … Continue reading

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Spare Key Winery

While we were up north in Michigan, I had to get some free time to visit a few wineries, after all Michigan is in the top ten for production of wine in the country.  We decided to visit some new … Continue reading

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Black Star Club September 2021

I am like a little kid with all of these wine club selections all arriving in time for my birthday.  Yes, I am spoiled.  Black Star Farms is rather unique in that it has vineyards and tasting room facilities on … Continue reading

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Black Star Farms Club June 2021

Back in the dark ages, when we could visit wineries, we ended up joining the wine club at Black Star Farms, because of the excellent customer service that we encountered there.  Actually, it now looks like Michigan is opening up … Continue reading

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More Forgotten Wine

The house has been in a bit of upheaval in preparation of Easter.  Some people are truly organized and take everything in stride.  We are reactionaries, I guess, as it was time for some deep cleaning, not that the house … Continue reading

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Two from Arcturos

I was home having dinner alone, because my Bride and all her relatives actually participated in a Bridal Shower and from all reports, everyone enjoyed being a scofflaw and defying our harridan’s around the corner fiats; the women actually felt … Continue reading

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