Tag Archives: Sangiovese

Ford, Ferrari and Iococca

We went out to see Ford v. Ferrari the first weekend it came out.  It is hard anymore for us to agree on a film to go see as most of the films are directed to an audience that thinks … Continue reading

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A Full Day with My Favorite Daughter

Royale with Cheese, Delray and Cariera’s all in one day.  I guess I was trying to make the most of seeing My Favorite Daughter while she was in town.  I picked her up and we decided to have lunch first … Continue reading

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Le Siepi di San Giovanni

One of the pleasures of shopping and belonging to a wine club of a small independent merchant is that you are not going to see the offerings from the chains and the corner markets.  The independent merchant has to work … Continue reading

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“And Why am I Mr. Pink”

I have to think of Steve Buscemi as soon as I see the name of this wine, and if you have seen Reservoir Dogs, you will understand the correlation.  I recently picked up my August selections of wines from my … Continue reading

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Mari Vineyards

Marty Lagina founded Mari Vineyards in 1999 with the desire to plant varietals that one does not associate with Michigan like Nebbiolo, Sangiovese and others along with Cabernet Franc and Merlot.  He had friends come and help him the first … Continue reading

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Still Another Graduation Party

We have had a year for high school graduates and there is nothing wrong with that.  I was the first male with my last name to graduate, first from high school and then from college, of course for my parent’s … Continue reading

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Mesa Del Sol Prima Rosso

It is fun to open up the carton of wine from “A Taste of Monterey” and then to try to do some research beyond what the brochure that they send with the wines.  This wine club that we discovered has … Continue reading

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