Tag Archives: Pinot Noir

Back to Butch’s Dry Dock

We were making the most of our time in Holland, Michigan and it was a hot one as we walked up and down the main street of downtown.  We had to stop several times to quench our thirst, but alas … Continue reading

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The River Crab

Here we were on our first major venture since the new virus from Wuhan changed outings.  I guess that even the cars in the caravan were practicing social distancing, as we didn’t see the other cars as we drove the … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2020

I grew up in Southwest Detroit and the Fourth of July holds a very favorite feeling for everyone that I grew up with.  The area was a true melting pot of Detroit and everyone got along.  Independence Day was the … Continue reading

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Father’s Day 2020

Historically, Father’s Day is normally a quiet affair and even more so this year.  Fathers appreciate being acknowledged and a dinner is nice.  Some men golf, and I haven’t golfed since my college days, I sometimes think that Ben Hogan … Continue reading

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Magnolia Court Dorrian Pinot Noir

It is slowly starting to feel like a civilized world again, at least in parts of the world.  Our wine shop, The Fine Wine Source of Livonia recently opened up again and I was finally able to pick up three … Continue reading

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Two Pinots from Black Star Farms

I am starting to feel positive that the state is opening up, because another sure sign of commerce in the state is a shipment from a wine club from Black Star Farms who have vineyards and tasting rooms on both … Continue reading

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Dawn’s Dream Rosé

The last bottle in the carton from our wine club “A Taste of Monterey” was a Rosé, which is not something we normally see, as we belong to their Reserve Wine Selections group.  More and more people that I know … Continue reading

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Another Zoom Sunday

“I told myself it was beneath my dignity to arrest a man for pilfering firewood. But nothing ordered by the party is beneath the dignity of any man, and the party was right: One man desperate for a bit of … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend 2020

“Suppose they gave a war and nobody came.  Then war will come after you.” Is often attributed to Bertolt Brecht as he wrote about the rise of the Democratic Socialist Party of Germany after the First World War and the … Continue reading

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A Surreal Beginning

As we got on the road leaving Louisville to go home, the highways were rather eerie in appearance.  There were very few cars on the road, but there seemed to be more trucks and that was great especially as we … Continue reading

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