Tag Archives: Sauternes

Marche Bacchus

Marche Bacchus is a wine shop, a wine bar and a French Bistro that overlooks a small lake populated with black swans in a residential section of Las Vegas, which is in the middle of the desert. Since we were … Continue reading

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Dinner at Vertical Detroit – Part Two

One of the great things about having dinner at a restaurant that is also a wine bar is the selection of wines. There was so much to try and to discover and it was wonderful to see all the activity … Continue reading

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French Wines at the Extravaganza

There was just so much to enjoy at this past Culinary Extravaganza benefiting the Culinary Arts Program at Schoolcraft College. The food was delicious, think of three hours of different tapas being served, in fact there was a new tapas … Continue reading

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I Made it to Sixty – Dinner at Marais (Part Three)

The dinner was progressing to the fourth course, and the Maitre’ D stopped by and we started to have a discussion about Foie Gras and wine. Since he felt that Foie Gras began in Bordeaux, he really entertained that he … Continue reading

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Bordeaux and the Red Cross

The noble organization known generically as the Red Cross was aided by some of the greatest chateaus of Bordeaux during the War to End All Wars, also known as World War One.  The human carnage that was rampant during the … Continue reading

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The 3 Tenors, Mario’s and Tiger Stadium

The last time I had been to (Historic) Tiger Stadium, Rocky Colavito was playing for the Detroit Tigers.  Now we were going to see “The 3 Tenors,” Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti.  They were going to perform classic … Continue reading

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Sauternes and Barsac

Sauternes is one of the famous white wines of the Bordeaux region, and is acclaimed as a great dessert wine.   Always make sure that you are buying Sauternes and not Sauterne.  Sauterne is used by other country winemakers to designate … Continue reading

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