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Black Star Farms Club Selections Fall 2022

Back when the world was young and fun, we were at a board meeting at the Inn at Bay Harbor, and a delightful time it was.  The food was excellent and normally the wine takes a back seat to the … Continue reading

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“Bueller…Bueller”

I enjoy the cinema, but I am old fashion, and I like to be entertained.  I don’t like to be preached to, or to be lectured to.  I enjoy a well written script and not a computer-generated cartoon, Warner Brothers … Continue reading

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Why We Joined Black Star Farms’ Club

Back when the world was young and fun, we were at a board meeting at the Inn at Bay Harbor, and a delightful time it was.  The food was excellent and normally the wine takes a back seat to the … Continue reading

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Two More Whites from Bos Wines

It is a pleasure doing a wine tasting with a winemaker like David Bos at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  The only problem is that I have to be careful that I don’t monopolize his time, as there … Continue reading

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Black Star Club Wines – March 2022

It is time to add more wines to the cellar, this time from northern Michigan.  Black Star Farms is rather unique in that it has vineyards and tasting room facilities on both peninsulas, so that they are kind of surrounding … Continue reading

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Wine Club Selections – December 2021

With everything going on in the month of December, I went to my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan to pick up our monthly wine club selections and I was going also for another wine tasting … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2021 Part Two

We had all the food even after twenty-four diners from Thanksgiving, so we all went to the missing sister’s house to continue the revelry.  More Thanksgiving, more birthdays, more food and of course more wine.  It was also the meeting … Continue reading

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Two from Arcturos

I was home having dinner alone, because my Bride and all her relatives actually participated in a Bridal Shower and from all reports, everyone enjoyed being a scofflaw and defying our harridan’s around the corner fiats; the women actually felt … Continue reading

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Black Star Farms from Both Peninsulas

I hope that it is a good omen that we received a delivery from our Black Star Farms wine club.  It is interesting that this time two of the wines came from the Leelanau Peninsula and two came from the … Continue reading

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Thank God for a Cellar

“Papillon made it to freedom. He lived out the rest of his natural born life. The Penal Colony did not.” As the days dwindle away, I almost feel like I should be making hash-marks on the wall.  We are making … Continue reading

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