Tag Archives: Sangiovese

The First Night Was at Grimaldi’s

The logistics of getting us, our children and the grandchildren is an almost impossible task, in fact it was.  While we were on holidays, our children were working, and our grandchildren were students and part-time workers as well.  Our first … Continue reading

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Le Ragnaie Casanovina Montosoli and VV

The last two wine tastings for the afternoon of Le Ragnaie wines at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source of Livonia, Michigan was upon us.  The tasting was supposed to be conducted by the owner and winemaker Riccardo … Continue reading

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Le Ragnaie Petroso and Passo del Lume Spento 

It was interesting watching my Bride as she was writing notes about the wines at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan. It was quite an event, and I truly enjoy how they have the wine tastings.  They are never … Continue reading

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An Afternoon With Le Ragnaie

We were going to a special wine tasting at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  And yes, I said we, as my Bride was going along as she really enjoys the shop, the owners, his … Continue reading

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Podere Ciona Riserva and a Super Tuscan

Lorenzo Gatteschi, a family member and winemaker at Podere Ciona was at my local wine store, The Fine Wine Source conducting a wine tasting.  The owner of the shop and Lorenzo have become fast friends over the years and when … Continue reading

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Podere Ciona Chianti Classico and Semifonte

Lorenzo Gatteschi of Podere Ciona was hosting a tasting of his wines at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  The estate is located in the original and oldest part of Tuscany’s Chianti wine-growing region and the area is still … Continue reading

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Lorenzo Gatteschi and a Wine Tasting

By now, if you have read any of my articles, you realize that I am a creature of habit and I tend to visit my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I am an old war-horse … Continue reading

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We Went to the Cinema

I don’t know how movie houses were treated elsewhere, they were under lockdown for about a year, and we got kind of used to not seeing any movies.  I mean my Bride started doing “binge” watching almost anything that was … Continue reading

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April 2022 Club Selections

I was going to my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, for two reasons.  One was to pick up a case of wine that is becoming one of our new “go-to” wines and also to pick up … Continue reading

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A Toscana and an Amarone

For a fellow that grew up drinking and eating Italian cuisine, there are times when I get totally spoiled, actually I get spoiled a lot, at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I was actually … Continue reading

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