Tag Archives: Sangiovese

Some Red Wines in Kentucky

Family get-togethers are great and when they are a long weekend, there is plenty to party about.  I would guess the real hard work is for the host and hostess, because it is their house, their dishes, their food and … Continue reading

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A Return to Capo’s

“Hey, what’s with the food around here? A kid comes up to me in a white jacket, gives me a Ritz cracker, and uh, chopped liver, he says, ‘Canapes’. I said, uh, ‘can of peas, my ass, that’s a Ritz … Continue reading

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Richards

My dinner club was in a bit of a turmoil, as we had lost one of our standby restaurants.  It is getting harder and harder to find a restaurant that has a private room, as most venues value cramming in … Continue reading

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Two from Podere Ciona

Some of my earliest wine memories are of Italian wines, both commercial and home-made.  Of course, that makes sense as I grew up in a mixed ethnic neighborhood, so most meals and beverages from the Mediterranean are like comfort food … Continue reading

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December Wine Club Wines

Some months I seem to scramble to get enough articles for my self-imposed every other day schedule.  The Fine Wine Source in Livonia has been able to help me with new wine tastings and we even joined their monthly club.  … Continue reading

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What a Difference

Sometimes you don’t think about the difference between a craft wine and a commercial wine until they are side by side.  We were all excited to have another dinner with an old friend of mine, and now ours, The Wine … Continue reading

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Two New Blends

I have a total enjoyment of wines, and I have had people ask me why I would drink a blended wine over a single wine.  Sometimes they give me a big stare when I tell them, that just because a … Continue reading

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