Tag Archives: Monterey

Stokes’ Ghost 2016

Just because my birthday is in September is the not the reason that all three of the wine clubs send us wine.  I wish they were gifts and then I could claim that they are samples, but they are not.  … Continue reading

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A Day of Meze

If any of you are Scrabble players or Crossword Puzzles, the word “meze” is probably a word that you have encountered.  The words origin is lost in the annals of the world, but to the Armenians it means to eat … Continue reading

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Wrath Fermata Chardonnay

It has been a busy wine time here at the house and the quarterly shipment from A Taste of Monterey arrived and it took a couple of days, even to open up the carton.  We have been getting shipments from … Continue reading

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Kori SLH Pinot Noir

I am always gleeful as a kid, when I am unpacking my new carton from “A Taste of Monterey.”  Granted that we pay for the wine, before it is shipped, but the contents are always a mystery.  I think that … Continue reading

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Scheid Reserve Claret

The second bottle that I removed from the carton from my wine club “A Taste of Monterey” was Scheid Vineyards Reserve Claret 2012.  I have heard and read plenty of accolades for Scheid Vineyards and I actually have four different … Continue reading

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Mer Soleil SLH Reserve

Wine has been coming here fast and furious these days, and we just received our latest shipment from “A Taste of Monterey.”  We encountered this wine club on our first trip to Carmel and were pleased to find that they … Continue reading

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Coastview Cuvée S.A. Andrée

One of the joys of unpacking a carton from my wine club is to see all the goodies that I will find.  I have to admit that I am like a kid in a candy shop with some coins in … Continue reading

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Scott Family Chardonnay

I guess I should pay more attention to my emails, because I was working around the house when there was a knock on the door.   It was the UPS driver and he had a package that I had to sign … Continue reading

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February Birthdays 2018

As is our usual thing we all get together one day in the month to celebrate all the birthdays of that month. This one was kind of touch and go, as it seems that Winter has lately been tormenting us … Continue reading

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Two Crisp Whites

I found that I had a free Tuesday, so off I went to another wine tasting at D. Vine Fine Wines in Livonia, Michigan. This wine shop and wine bar tends to have a wine tasting class almost every Tuesday … Continue reading

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