Tag Archives: Pinot Noir

Claude Dugat Gevrey-Chambertin

The Wine Raconteur and The Wine Raconteur, Jr. were both at the Fine Wine Source doing a special wine tasting.  I was totally intrigued watching him make his quality notes into his iPhone and I am barely able to make … Continue reading

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March 2021 Wine Club Selections

It seems like I spend a lot of time at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia and the home of my local wine club.  The matter of fact, it is true, especially for the last year.  Gymnasiums, pools, spas, theaters … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day at Home

Sundays for the last year have been quiet stay at home days, of course for the last almost a year, every day has been a stay-at-home day.  Sundays have become rather structured, regardless if it is a holiday or not … Continue reading

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The Night Before St. Valentine’s Day

Since St. Valentine’s Day was on a Sunday this year and we were both itching to go out somewhere.  I suggested a restaurant that we have been to several times before and my Bride decided to have our Son’s family … Continue reading

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Two More Christmas Gifts

“Taking coal to Newcastle” is the classic expression for redundancy and some may say that is like buying me a bottle of wine.  Au contraire.  Actually, I really appreciate anyone and any gift, because it means that someone has to … Continue reading

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Two Very Quiet Dinners

This past year as I presume most have notice has been a very strange one in the annals of mankind.  The lockdowns have culminated into family holidays with no family.  I think that is what the warden here was hoping … Continue reading

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Mimosas Are for Sunday

 I think it was about twenty years ago, that we were told that we were going into a fifteen-day lockdown mode and it has been a roller-coaster ride ever since, my recollection of the time span may be off, but … Continue reading

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A Red and a Dry Riesling from Black Star Farms

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 Traverse City which is kind of the focal point for all of the wineries in … Continue reading

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November 2020 Wine Club Wines

My local wine club, the Fine Wine Source just released the wines for November, and I am making sure that I write about them in a timely matter.  Having a wine shop in Livonia, I guess was a brave gesture, … Continue reading

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Hagrid and Toothsome

We basically lost a day at Universal Orlando, because back in January when we bought our holiday package for October when we redeemed our purchase, the airline had eliminated our return flight and moved us to an earlier flight, basically … Continue reading

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