Tag Archives: Napa Valley

Christmas Day 2021

As we are all trying to make some semblance of life, we were going to my cousin’s home for Christmas.  For years, Christmas Day was her bailiwick and then her son got married, bought a home, then had a child … Continue reading

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Three More Reds with Korbin Ming

It was a beautiful day and I was finishing a wine tasting that Korbin Ming was conducting at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  Korbin Ming is the Associate Winemaker at Korbin Kameron Winery, one … Continue reading

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Celani Family Vineyards The Family and Ardore

Even the best of times at a tasting at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source of Livonia, Michigan has to come to an end. Tom Celani from Celani Family Vineyards was holding court and it was a joy … Continue reading

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Celani Family Vineyards Tenacious

I have to admit that I was not the only person at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan to taste the wines that Tom Celani was pouring.  The shop is not that big, and everyone that was there, was … Continue reading

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Celani Robusto 2019

I do enjoy tasting wines at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and it is a bonus when they have a guest host, such as having Tom Celani of Celani Family Wines.  We have had … Continue reading

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Another Tasting Session with Tom Celani

I was told and then I also got a follow-up test message that Tom Celani was going to visit my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  The last time he was here for a tasting was … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving 2021

If it is the time of the year, that all the Christmas cards and newsletters have gone to the Post Office to be mailed, the gifts for the out-of-towners have been posted and all the local gifts have been wrapped … Continue reading

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“Let’s Go to John’s Store”

“Let’s go to John’s store” was the rallying cry, Ms. Yoga was calling out.  Now in the old days, that meant that they wanted to go to the store where I was the manager, so they could get some quality … Continue reading

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R + R Howell Mountain and a Zin

It was getting quite animated at The Fine Wine Source with Roger Louer representing and pouring his Roberts + Rogers wines.  I am sure that he was looking forward to his trip back to California, as he was being entertained … Continue reading

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R + R Louer Family and Louer Signature

It was truly a wonderful day at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan. Roger Louer was holding court and regaling all the customers about the wines, Napa Valley and being a “Gentleman Farmer,” which are … Continue reading

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