Tag Archives: Napa Valley

Independence Day 2020

I grew up in Southwest Detroit and the Fourth of July holds a very favorite feeling for everyone that I grew up with.  The area was a true melting pot of Detroit and everyone got along.  Independence Day was the … Continue reading

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Leftovers Plus Two Wines

We are eating more leftovers in the last hundred days then I can ever recall.  It is the lockdown mentality, we make a bigger dinner, so that we can enjoy the meal, maybe once or twice more after the initial … Continue reading

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A Roast and Peju

Rod Serling: “Imagine if you will a world where Cinco de Mayo falls on Taco Tuesday only to be ruined by a virus named after a Mexican beer” and then the music. That would have even been too bizarre of … Continue reading

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Detroit Caters

We had gone down to Louisville for a couple of good reasons.  One, we had taken birthday presents down that my Bride had collected from the rest of her family; and two, we were going down to see our nephew … Continue reading

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The River House in Louisville

When we got into Louisville to visit the family, Saturday night was originally planned for going out for dinner and we kept to that agenda.  Louisville is blessed with a fine selection of restaurants from local eateries to the top … Continue reading

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Two Distinct Chardonnays

My Bride and I were killing some time at The Fine Wine Source after the tasting with Tom Celani, as we were waiting for Tom to autograph the bottles.  We wandered over to another tasting area and tried some other … Continue reading

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Celani Cab and Ardore

I was standing next to Tom Celani and tasting his wines at The Fine Wine Source and God must have been smiling upon at that moment.  The heavens were aligned and it was a delightful moment.  The wine tastings at … Continue reading

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Robusto and Tenacious

There was a Celani Family Vineyards tasting that I was going to at The Fine Wine Source and I even wanted my Bride to come, even though it could be a dangerous trip.  I think everyone puts up with me, … Continue reading

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My Club Night at Rocky’s

Every now and then I speak of an evening with food and wine with my dinner club.  My club is now about one-hundred-thirty years or more old and counting.  The founders of this group, if one knew history, especially the … Continue reading

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A Dinner In, In Louisville

After the long drive from Detroit to Louisville and a couple of glasses of wine to relax, we started thinking about dinner.  As I said, we schlepped a small refrigerator that runs both off of the car or on a … Continue reading

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