Tag Archives: Michigan

Two Pinots from Black Star Farms

I am starting to feel positive that the state is opening up, because another sure sign of commerce in the state is a shipment from a wine club from Black Star Farms who have vineyards and tasting rooms on both … Continue reading

Posted in Wine | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Another Zoom Sunday

“I told myself it was beneath my dignity to arrest a man for pilfering firewood. But nothing ordered by the party is beneath the dignity of any man, and the party was right: One man desperate for a bit of … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Filets and Franc

“Major Strasser has been shot…round up the usual suspects.”  Day 60 of the lockdown, so by my estimation, I have been clean four times, and I was excited like a little kid going on a school excursion trip.  The only … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

A Michigan Dinner

Paul Crewe: “You know, there’s only one thing I’m sorry about.” Warden Hazen: “What’s that, Mr. Crewe?” Paul Crewe: “That you’re not out here with us knockin’ heads.” Warden Hazen: “I’m afraid I’m a little old for that.” Paul Crewe: … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Easter, Zoom and Two Whites

“Now, I can be a good guy, or I can be one real mean sum-bitch.” I think that we are all going through the motions of day in, day out.  Even my Bride has mentioned that she is tired, though … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thank God for a Cellar

“Papillon made it to freedom. He lived out the rest of his natural born life. The Penal Colony did not.” As the days dwindle away, I almost feel like I should be making hash-marks on the wall.  We are making … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Surreal Beginning

As we got on the road leaving Louisville to go home, the highways were rather eerie in appearance.  There were very few cars on the road, but there seemed to be more trucks and that was great especially as we … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

A Fish Dinner at Rocky's

There are days when you can eat in, but you end up going out, just because you have been at home all day.  I am one of those people that never post on Social Media that we are at a … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Arcturos Gruner Veltliner

I guess there is joy that is hard to explain, unless you really enjoy wines, when you open up the new carton from your wine club.  This particular club is Black Star Farms near Traverse City in the northern part … Continue reading

Posted in Wine | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment