Tag Archives: Mourvedre

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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Christmas Eve 2019

I still find the Christmas Season wonderful and I am the type of person to wish people “Merry Christmas,” unless I know that they celebrate a different holiday; and I don’t do it for spite, but because I so enjoy … Continue reading

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Two Chilled Ones After the Drive

I am sure that everyone thinks that in the summertime, orange barrels are a rite of Spring.  In Michigan they have become our State Flower, our State Tree and our State Bush.  We had a change of regimes in our … Continue reading

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Two California Red Blends

A perfect afternoon for my birthday sitting down and tasting wines at Wines on Main in Chelsea, Michigan.  My Bride had found some items to buy, plus some wines and that category was growing from the time when we sat … Continue reading

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1852 Grill Room

Our last night on Mackinac Island and we had dinner at the 1852 Grill Room at the Island House Hotel.  The Island House Hotel is one of those stately hotels that is located between the “downtown” section of the town … Continue reading

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Le Provencal 2018

This is the second bottle of wine for the month of June from my local wine club Fine Wine Source of Livonia, Michigan.   The official name of this wine is Les Maîtres Vignerons de la Vidaubanaise, Le Provencal Rosé, Cotes … Continue reading

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Another Graduation Party

Here we are attending another graduation party and it was way out in the country, well at least it was the country when I was young.  With the Orange Cone Season underway in Michigan, Federal projects, not the promised State … Continue reading

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Two Impostors by Jeff Cohn

I was once again alone at the Fine Wine Source and I was a day late for the special Jeff Cohn Cellars wine tasting.  Though through the wonders of the Coravin system, I may not have heard about the wines … Continue reading

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Domaine LaFage

It is just amazing what you will find when you go tasting wines, and I try to taste wines as often as I can.  When I first started my wine education back in high school, I had the lofty goal … 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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