Tag Archives: Petite Sirah

Almost Normal? Part Two

The end of an era of elegance and class came to an end; instead of Cary Grant we now have Stanley Kowalski. Years ago, Ronald Reagan called for the Berlin Wall to be razed, today there is nothing as dramatic, … Continue reading

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From Clark Street to Sammy’s

As soon as I wrote the title to this article, if you are from my generation and from Delray or Southwest Detroit, it sounds like I am going to talk about the old neighborhood.  Alas, I am not going to … Continue reading

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Sitting at the Bar

We are still getting used to eating out again, indoors.  We are in one of the states where restaurants really took it on the chin.  For the longest time, restaurants could only do carry-out, which eliminated more jobs.  We really … Continue reading

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October 2020 Wine Club Selections

The month is almost over and I am just getting to discuss the wines from my local club, the Fine Wine Source of Livonia, Michigan.  I am happy to say, that I was concerned that with the lockdowns and everything … Continue reading

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Stokes’ Ghost 2016

Just because my birthday is in September is the not the reason that all three of the wine clubs send us wine.  I wish they were gifts and then I could claim that they are samples, but they are not.  … Continue reading

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Galante Petite Sirah

The world is shifting again, I got a wine shipment from A Taste of Monterey and it is Day 84 of the lockdown.  I haven’t booked my appointment for a haircut, and even though they are still illegal, the Supreme … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2019

This was the first time that we did not have the entire family together for quite a while, but we did the best that we could do.  Thanksgiving has always been likened to the center of a hurricane, because there … Continue reading

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Rabble Wine Red Blend

It is that time of the year when I get to pick up the monthly club wines from Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I can’t even tell you what the cost is each month, but it is just charged … Continue reading

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A 24’th Anniversary

Some would say, it would never happen, but it did; and actually, I think I all but proposed the first night, but that would throw the count off.  We did the entire nine yards and why not and it has … Continue reading

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Le Mistral Joseph’s Blend

As I am unpacking the last of the three wines that we received from “A Taste of Monterey” I am always interested, naturally to see the wines.  I also enjoy reading the enclosed newsletter and the lead article is “To … Continue reading

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