Tag Archives: Portugal

We Pulled It Off

My Bride had retired and was honored at her work and by her client, but she thought that there should have been a party among the family.  There was a lot going on that whole last month along with some … Continue reading

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Christmas Day 2021

As we are all trying to make some semblance of life, we were going to my cousin’s home for Christmas.  For years, Christmas Day was her bailiwick and then her son got married, bought a home, then had a child … Continue reading

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And a Duckhorn Migration 1996

We were celebrating the August and September birthdays at one of the sister’s homes, as they have an inground swimming pool and the weekend might be the last hurrah for the season.  Since, my Bride is one of five daughters … Continue reading

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Louis’ Chop House

There were the four of us continuing a birthday celebration, that I tagged along on, as we know that I have no shame.  We were going to Louis, but not Louis in the Bronx.  We were going to an old-fashioned … Continue reading

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One Fun and One Serious

You may not have noticed, but I enjoy wine, and my range of wines is getting wider as I am trying more and more varietals and styles of winemaking.  My local wine shop and wine club, The Fine Wine Source, … Continue reading

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Dessert at Vertical

What can I say about a stellar evening of food and wine at a wine-centric restaurant like Vertical in Detroit?  Since Vertical is owned by the people that own my local wine shop and wine club The Fine Wine Source, … 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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Two Harbingers of Spring

In between this winter weather, I still get a chance to get to my local wine shop the Fine Wine Source, even when it isn’t even time for a club selection.  I am getting antsy, just like the rest of … Continue reading

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Casa Pernoi

We just recently ate at Casa Pernoi, the latest restaurant from the creative mind of Luciano Del Signore, and I have sung his praises for years.  In fact, my Bride and I started going to the original Del Signore restaurant … Continue reading

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Ramos Pinto Lagrima

I thought I was all done with the tastings at The Fine Wine Source, but Vintage Wine Company had another wine to pull out of their sleeve.  Vintage Wine Company represents Maisons Marques & Domaines, originally the marketing arm for … Continue reading

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