Tag Archives: Monastrell

Piqueras and Piccata

“Von Luger: Are all American officers so ill-mannered? Hilts: Yeah, about 99% Von Luger: Then perhaps while you are with us you will have a chance to learn some.  Ten days isolation, Hilts. Hilts: CAPTAIN Hilts. Von Luger: Twenty days. … Continue reading

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A New Wine Club

We just signed on for the monthly wine club at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  You may have noticed that I mention them if I go to a promotional wine tasting or sometimes I just go in to … Continue reading

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Wine and Suits

My entire career has been as a clothier and not in the wine industry, though they can go hand in hand. I have met customers over the years that have impeccable taste, not only in clothes, but in food, wine … Continue reading

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Echo & Rig

While we were in Las Vegas, my favorite daughter wanted to go to this new restaurant and it was right across the street from where we were staying, and it was in the Tivoli Village in Summerlin. We are well … Continue reading

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Zinc Brasserie & Wine Bar

The other day at an affair, I was talking to another couple and we were discussing wine, as if you were surprised. The other thing we were talking about is restaurants, another popular subject for me. We were remembering several … Continue reading

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An Early Bottle of Wine

When I first started on the road of discovery about wines, a gentleman in the trade had suggested that I try some Spanish wines as well as the French wines.  Since he was in the trade, and I was a … Continue reading

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