Tag Archives: Sangiovese

A Toscana and a Greve

I had a couple more Italian wines while I was at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source.  Both of the wines were based on the Sangiovese grape, the workhorse of Chianti and Tuscany.  It is always fun to … Continue reading

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Altesino Montosoli

Another case of wine memories of days of yore, while I was tasting wines at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source.  I guess in the early days when I was self-educating myself about wines France and Italy were … Continue reading

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Mastrojanni Brunello di Montalcino

I was tasting a wonderful wine recently at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source and they asked me if I had ever had it, I said that I have had wine from the region, but I didn’t think … Continue reading

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Capo’s in 2021

Our first night in Las Vegas, was at Capo’s Italian Steakhouse & Speakeasy.  It is one of the favorite haunts of our grandchildren as it is very cool, they feel like an adult and they love the music of Sinatra, … Continue reading

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March 2021 Wine Club Selections

It seems like I spend a lot of time at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia and the home of my local wine club.  The matter of fact, it is true, especially for the last year.  Gymnasiums, pools, spas, theaters … Continue reading

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Pianetta Sangiovese

I guess most people these days shop using the internet, except me.  Maybe, because I was a merchant and I liked interacting with customers, I also like to touch the merchandise.  With wine it is a little different, but I … Continue reading

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Two Classic Sangiovese Wines

Being in a wine shop is pleasant and a great way to forget the insanity that is outside.  The world seems to be a much nicer place when one is having an assortment of wines and some enjoyable conversation.  Eventually … Continue reading

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One Italian, One Canadian

One of my favorite things to do, especially this year is to stop at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source and pick up the monthly wine club selections.  The wines are always picked for being interesting and not … Continue reading

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Two Different Sangiovese Wines

Imagine having two different wines from Tuscany, both pure Sangiovese and totally different from each other.  That happened when I picked up these two wines from my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source, and it can get fun when … Continue reading

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September 2020 Fine Wine Source Club Offerings

The month is almost over, but to help continuing my birthday celebration are two more wines from my local wine club, The Fine Wine Source of Livonia.  Even though, none of my wine clubs are aware of my birthday, they … Continue reading

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