Tag Archives: Petit Verdot

We Had Visitors

My Bride and I live in a suburb that was originally a township.  I am not sure what the definition of a township is where you live, but originally in Michigan in meant thirty-six square miles or six miles by … Continue reading

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Sometimes, We Get Touted

Periodically, we get touted to try a restaurant, and a most of the time it happens to be a chain and I just don’t get that excited.  I guess it was all the years of being an independent retailer, so … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2022

It is a holiday that is popular and celebrated around the world.  It is also a day that seems to get more chaotic each year, as we try to make plans.  For restaurants, it is a powerhouse of a holiday, … Continue reading

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A Great Way to Finish a Tasting

I don’t want anyone to think that I don’t work hard amassing my notes for articles when I am at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I was there meeting an Instagram wine blogger that … 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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And a Duckhorn Migration 1996

We were celebrating the August and September birthdays at one of the sister’s homes, as they have an inground swimming pool and the weekend might be the last hurrah for the season.  Since, my Bride is one of five daughters … Continue reading

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Realm Cellars “The Bard”

There are times when I stop at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source and I find myself elevated above my food grade.  I am not usually in the pay grade to encounter cult wines, and yes, I have … Continue reading

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Cuvee Kristin and Sweet Isla

The first official winetasting at The Fine Wine Source was coming to an end for us, but it was going on for another day at the shop.  Korbin Ming did an excellent job, even with his flying in that morning … Continue reading

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Two Cabs from Arrow & Branch

One of the joys of visiting my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source, is the chance to try many different wines and different styles.  They had just received some new vintages from Arrow & Branch Estate of Napa Valley.  … Continue reading

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En Primeur Reds – Part Two

If I was this excited just tasting a selective sample group of En Primeur wines, if and when the world opens up again properly, those lucky souls that will be there, will be in Seventh Heaven.  I have read and … Continue reading

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