Tag Archives: Saint-Estephe

Two Additional Tastings

When I went to pick up the March Wine Club selections from the Fine Wine Source, I actually had my better half with me, as she was running errands and I was tagging along.  After a year of confinement, most … Continue reading

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De Pez and Smith Haut Lafitte

There are days when the Gods must look down upon me and decide to give that story-teller some real gems.  After all the nectar of the Gods, is how some have always described wines, and when I am in the … Continue reading

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Two from the Old World

As I recall, I was going to pick up my wine club selections from the Fine Wine Source in Livonia and believe it or not, I got waylaid in a wine shop.  Some times I can make stops anywhere longer … Continue reading

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My Club’s Christmas Meeting

The dinner club that I belong to has made some changes to the usual structure of the meetings. The Christmas meeting is now what is called a Dutch Treat meeting, meaning that each member pays for his dinner, and we … Continue reading

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The Audubon Bar

As the reception at the Jockey Club was winding down, we ended up with two other couples trying to decide where to go for dinner that evening. It is amazing that with the subject of wine, I can always get … Continue reading

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A Christmas Dinner with “The Caller” in Ann Arbor

Another one of my cast of regulars has been dubbed “The Caller.” A little background information is called for, he and his charming wife tend to go out for dinner, especially when they are away for business; and often when … Continue reading

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A Memory of Toronto

When I was growing up, even though my Father came from Canada, we never went to Toronto.  My Father used to refer to it as “Cow Town” and that may be because it was a much smaller city when he … Continue reading

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The First Dinner of the “Titanic” Weekend

When the initial reception was over and it was time for dinner, rather than all preceding to a private dining room, we all went to the main dining room at the Grand Hotel, Salle a Manger.  We had met two … Continue reading

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Saint-Estephe

The third of the great Communes of the Medoc (I am doing this alphabetically) is Saint-Estephe.  This Commune is the furthest away from Bordeaux in the Medoc.  It is also the largest wine-producing Commune in the Medoc.  The consensus of … Continue reading

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