Tag Archives: Port

A Return to Capo’s

“Hey, what’s with the food around here? A kid comes up to me in a white jacket, gives me a Ritz cracker, and uh, chopped liver, he says, ‘Canapes’. I said, uh, ‘can of peas, my ass, that’s a Ritz … Continue reading

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The End of the Tasting

It was getting close to the end of the meal and of the wine tastings as well. I may say that The Caller was a real trouper, as he was under the weather, but he still came out for the … Continue reading

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More of the Cultural Exchange

The Caller and his wife were handling the “Cultural Exchange” with all the grace and wit that they are known for. There was even an excursion out on the lake as they showed us all of the little coves, inlets … Continue reading

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A Taste of Monterey

Since this is December, the latest package of wines arrived at my house.  This is a wine shipment that I always look forward to, perhaps not the bill, but the wine.  A Taste of Monterey is a wine shop/wine club … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Dinner with Friends

We have a charming couple for dear friends, which are younger than we are, but delightful in their maturity, wisdom and their desire to keep growing in an acquisition of knowledge.  They have a great interest in the arts, in … Continue reading

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“Well…Do You Feel Lucky?”

I would venture to say any guy from my generation knows that question and the fellow that asked it.  The actor was known for paring his dialogue down and his raspy voice worked to great effect in the Dirty Harry … Continue reading

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“He Looks Like a Burned Out Old Hippy”

That was a statement I heard from a lady talking to her companion after meeting the gregarious Jim Prager of Prager Winery and Port Works.  We entered a very quaint tasting room and retail shop, and everybody’s whispers could be … Continue reading

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