Tag Archives: Rioja

Macon and Alion

How do you explain the good fortune of being in the Fine Wine Source on a rainy afternoon and you are tasting and discussing wines with the owner and one of his employees?  I mean I was not happy that … Continue reading

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Two Marquises

In the United States, peerage ranking is not really taught, so suffice it to say that a Marquis is a nobleman below a Duke, but above an Earl or a Count.  The most famous Marquis known in the United States … Continue reading

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Almost a Dry Lunch

With Ms. Yoga in town, the week is all about scheduling, as she is in here for business.  The good news is that during the week that she is visiting, I actually have two readers of my blog that I … Continue reading

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Aerie

Aerie is the most fitting name for a restaurant that sits atop the Tower at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. While the resort sounds like it should be in Traverse City, it is actually a bit north of there … Continue reading

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The Out of Towners

Our family in Louisville came up for a family function and I was playing phone tag with my Bride about when we could all get together. The question was whether my Bride should wait for me or if I should … Continue reading

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Two Wines from The Caller

We will be seeing The Caller in a couple of weeks, and I had gotten some messages from him, but since I try to stay ahead of my writings, I am just getting to it. Of course, he always lets … Continue reading

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At the Hotel

With the long holiday weekend, the Louisville family came for Thanksgiving. They almost need a bus with all of the family members, luggage, electronics, gifts, assorted items and wine they utilize every square inch of their vehicle. They stay at … Continue reading

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