Tag Archives: Sauternes

Father’s Day Brunch 2021

I am really curious what the new approved wording will be for Father’s Day will be.  Right after Mother’s Day we found out that it is now “birthing parent” and for that alone, I pray to God, for taking my … Continue reading

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En Primeur Blanc

In the spring time as the saying goes, a young man’s fancy turns to amour, but in Bordeaux, the amour is en primeur.  What is en primeur?  To put it in easy-to-understand language, because I am not an authority, it … Continue reading

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Honoring Our Grandson

One of the main reasons that we were in a hurry to go to Las Vegas, was to do something for our eldest grandson, who graduated from high school last year.  We were going to throw him a graduation party, … Continue reading

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Le G de Chateau Guiraud

In the old days, some of the grand houses in Sauternes used to make a Bordeaux Blanc Sec for themselves and some of their friends, because all the interest was in the Sauternes and the Noble Rot that they successfully … Continue reading

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Y is for Ygrec

When I was a kid we used to hear “Y because we love you” on black and white television, unless you were among the very fortunate to have a color television set at home.  I just had a chance to … Continue reading

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A Great Night at The Earle

We met The Caller and his wife at The Earle in Ann Arbor.  The Caller was given his name, by one of the other Wine Bloggers and the name has stuck, and it is because there are often times when … Continue reading

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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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