Tag Archives: Pinot Noir

ATOM Reserve Wine Club June 2022

We received our second shipment of wine club wines this month from A Taste of Monterey Wine Club and we opted years ago to get their Reserve Wine selections.  I mean back when we started with the club, Michigan was … 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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“Open Road” and “Grace”

There I was walking up the steps at The Royce going up to the mezzanine to have a tasting with Mike Laing of Mawby Sparkling and bigLITTLE Wines.  After they made sure that we were registered and paid, we were … Continue reading

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Hautes Cotes de Nuits and a Saint-Joseph

As I am writing this article, I am thinking that I have to stop by my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source, because we are getting low on basics, which I know that you may find surprising.  My Bride … Continue reading

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Two Different Types of Bubbles

I do enjoy my trips to my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source, because I never know, what I may encounter.   I mean there are some days, when they text me, about a special tasting and other times, I … Continue reading

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Rodney Strong Pinot Noir

Every now and then, you go out with friends for dinner, and with a group, it is fun, but not everyone likes the same stuff.  That is just human nature. On occasion, you also have to make arrangements with the … Continue reading

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Another Dinner at Chartreuse

The Park Shelton is not normally convenient for us, but it is ideal when we are on the grounds of Mid-Town, where the museums, including the Detroit Institute of Arts where we had just left, and the campus of Wayne … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve 2021/2022

It was dubbed the original “Amateur’s Night” by one of Hollywood’s most famous bad boys, Humphrey Bogart, who created the Rat Pack that eventually came to be associated with Frank and the boys.  A different era, a different lifestyle and … Continue reading

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A Retirement at Rocky’s

Not mine, as somehow, I just eased into a retirement mode after practicing for it, for several years, or so it seems.  Not my Bride’s either, though she is chomping at the bit and making her plans for it.  I … Continue reading

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A Taste of Monterey-December 2021

It is that time of the year that we received our wine club shipment from A Taste of Monterey and we discovered the club by accident as we were wandering around the waterfront of Monterey, as we were going to … Continue reading

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