Tag Archives: Petit Verdot

Arrow & Branch Cabernets

Can you imagine having two distinct Napa Valley Cabernets and one was from the Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard?  I was enjoying my time at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and they were having a tasting and presentation of … Continue reading

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Arrow & Branch Two Red Blends

There I was getting ready to try two different vintages of Arrow & Branch Red Blend wines while I was at Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I mean how can you not enjoy yourself when you are tasting some … Continue reading

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NOVI Chophouse, Three Wines and The Caller

The last time I was at the NOVI Chophouse it was in the Baronette Hotel, in Novi, it is now in the Crown Plaza Hotel, but still in Novi.  The City of Novi has a curious history, especially about the … Continue reading

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Some Red Wines in Kentucky

Family get-togethers are great and when they are a long weekend, there is plenty to party about.  I would guess the real hard work is for the host and hostess, because it is their house, their dishes, their food and … Continue reading

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Family Time in Louisville

We had a rather historic family get-together in Louisville, it was historic for the fact that all five sisters and spouses plus the matriarch were all there at the same time.  With work schedules and such, there is a better … Continue reading

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Cain Five and King Eider

The Gods were looking down upon me that rainy afternoon and they must have smiled in my direction while I was at Fine Wine Source in Livonia.  Some days being a Raconteur in person, as well in print brings good … Continue reading

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De Tierra Vineyards Five by Five

I have been writing about the wines that I receive from A Taste of Monterey for several years now and I have always just put a little blip about the winery and the wine.  I just never really felt comfortable … Continue reading

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