Tag Archives: Reims

Going Out in Style

We were over due for a real date night and a fabulous dinner, so we went to Vertical in Downtown Detroit.  Vertical is located in the Harmony Park district of Downtown Detroit in a residential hotel, behind the Music Hall.  … Continue reading

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Champagne Louis Roederer

I guess being retired and attending some wine tastings, like I do at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan is not a bad job.  Representatives from the Vintage Wine Company were pouring and discussing wines that they represent from … Continue reading

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Two French Wines to Taste

For me, being the gopher to go pick up our monthly wine club selection at Fine Wine Source is a great job.  I go in, say hello, and everyone knows my name, I think there was a television show about … Continue reading

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A Quick Stop?

I had some errands to take care of, as it has been a hectic couple of weeks and I thought I would stop by The Fine Wine Source in Livonia to take a look around. I immediately greeted the owner … Continue reading

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Bubbles For All

When you get a group of people together even for New Year’s Eve, there will be no consensus of what sparkling wine is best. Everyone has different tastes and there really is no one-size-fits-all, in fact that is true for … Continue reading

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A Lounge Singer at The Roostertail

“I left my heart in San Francisco,” “Because of you,” ”Smile,” ”Stranger in Paradise,” “The shadow of your smile,” and “The good life” is some of the songs I think of, because Tony Bennett is coming to Detroit. Of course … Continue reading

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Bijou in Southfield, Michigan

I must be in the “way back machine” from my childhood, as I have been thinking of some of the old restaurants that used to cater to “foodies” before there was “foodies.”  I guess I just happened to discover wine … Continue reading

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That Canvas Poster and Grace Kelly

About 1994 we were on a trip to Chicago and we had some free time and we were walking and shopping.  We ended up in a gallery that featured posters, not the glossy paper reprints that can be found anywhere; … Continue reading

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“Super Moon”

“When the moon hits your eye. Like a big pizza pie. That’s amore. When the world seems to shine. Like you’ve had too much wine. That’s amore.” If one has spent any time on site Facebook in the last couple … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

We have had a couple of Halloween parties, where the Champagne took second place to some of the costumes and ingenuity of the attendees.  I remember that we were planning on our first party and I was working non stop … Continue reading

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