Tag Archives: Nebbiolo

A Wine Flight at the Gandy Dancer

With my Bride drinking a Negroni, I had to find to keep myself amused at lunch sitting in a glass enclosed old train station in Ann Arbor.  The architecture, the details of brick, wood and metal could easily made up … Continue reading

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Brunch at The Daxton

We try to make a day of it, if we can, a date day.  Somehow, I ended up with the lion’s share of the shopping and that is not how it usually works out. Of course, my Bride goes shopping … Continue reading

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Gaja Barbaresco 1982

That is the wine we took to share with The Wine Raconteur Jr. and his family for a Christmas meal.  He actually created his own moniker when he was a guest writer for a couple of articles for me, and … Continue reading

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Massolino Barolo

As I slowly try to get reorganized and create a new routine and make time to do things properly, now that the government thinks that I am officially a senior citizen, even though I don’t feel any change.  While I … Continue reading

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Beni di Batasiolo Barolo

Have you ever felt that you have done something and it turns out that you haven’t?  I recently had this feeling and I could have sworn on a stack of Bibles that I had.  I recently changed my cellular phone … Continue reading

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The Last Night with the Vegas Crowd

It was a bittersweet night for us, as we met up with our daughter and two of her boys before they went back home.  We finally made it work for El Barzon, as the first time there was a black … Continue reading

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Mari Vineyards

Marty Lagina founded Mari Vineyards in 1999 with the desire to plant varietals that one does not associate with Michigan like Nebbiolo, Sangiovese and others along with Cabernet Franc and Merlot.  He had friends come and help him the first … Continue reading

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When Its Least Expected

There was an old television show in black and white called Candid Camera and I purloined the title from their song.  Periodically I am surprised when I get gifts, I give out gifts, especially in the Christmas season, without a … Continue reading

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A Couple of Barolos

I am like a kid in a candy store when I am at Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I talk about how I go in and do some wine tastings, and before anyone thinks that I am getting anything … Continue reading

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Two Italians

I guess from almost the start of my wine appreciation journey, the wines of Italy have always been one of the cornerstones of my education process.  I mean there is not one country that I will ever know completely and … Continue reading

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