Tag Archives: Saint -Emilion Grand Cru

Chateaus Auguste and Du Parc

We were finally coming to the end of the tasting, though in actuality I rearranged the wines to make the articles flow more, while I was at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  The tasting … Continue reading

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Another Round of Tasting with Ms. Yoga

Mame Dennis Burnside was at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and she was having fun.  Ms. Yoga has the personality that can be bigger than life, especially when she is having a good time.  She and my Bride … Continue reading

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Steve & Rocky’s

My Bride and I decided to go to Steve & Rocky’s, and it may sound like one of our watering holes called Rocky’s, well you are half right.  The restaurant is a merger of two old school restaurants of fame … 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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En Primeur Reds-Part One

There I was at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source and I was doing a wine tasting with one of the employees and kibbitzing with the owner of the shop as well, as he already had a chance … Continue reading

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Chateau La Croizille SEGC 1983

Once in a while, out of a clear blue sky, we get really fancy and it is just the two of us.  My Bride has been working daily, in fact she never missed a beat, because she is considered an … Continue reading

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A White and a Red from Bordeaux

When I am my local wine shop, the Fine Wine Source, I may get a chance to taste several wines.  It may appear that they monopolize my writings at times, but it is because I taste whatever wines that they … Continue reading

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Two More Christmas Gifts

“Taking coal to Newcastle” is the classic expression for redundancy and some may say that is like buying me a bottle of wine.  Au contraire.  Actually, I really appreciate anyone and any gift, because it means that someone has to … Continue reading

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Mr. Lucky – Part Two

Some of you may have thought that my reference to the movie with this name, might be too arcane, so you might remember the television show with John Vivyan and Ross Martin; or you may just think that I have … Continue reading

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Open That Bottle Night

I am positive that there will be some spectacular bottles of wine being bandied about on Twitter the last Saturday night of February. That evening has become known as “Open That Bottle Night” and was created by Dorothy Gaiter and … Continue reading

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