Tag Archives: Sauvignon Blanc

Back to Chandler’s

The chronology of September is a bit off, but we also squeezed in a trip up to the northern part of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan.  When you talk to Michiganders, you get many different answers for where to go, … Continue reading

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A Wine Day in New Baltimore

As the days pass quicker, at least once a year, I know that I can celebrate my day and have a bit of selfish-indulgence.  Well actually, I think that I may be stretching the day longer and longer each year.  … Continue reading

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A House Party

Some times a party is announced, just because.  Especially after the lockdown, it doesn’t take much to get people together.  Even impromptu parties can be easy, especially during the summer months.  Most men like to barbecue, and years ago I … Continue reading

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Brunch at The Daxton

We try to make a day of it, if we can, a date day.  Somehow, I ended up with the lion’s share of the shopping and that is not how it usually works out. Of course, my Bride goes shopping … Continue reading

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Cuvee Kristin and Sweet Isla

The first official winetasting at The Fine Wine Source was coming to an end for us, but it was going on for another day at the shop.  Korbin Ming did an excellent job, even with his flying in that morning … Continue reading

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Korbin Ming Returns for a Tasting

At least a year and a half, some sanity has returned and my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source is helping to lead the way.  A general public winetasting was announced, because for the last eighteen months, it has … Continue reading

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The Vault on First

I am not doing a takeoff on an old Abbot and Costello routine.  I heard about this restaurant as it was being built and then I heard more about it, after it had its grand opening.  My Bride and I … Continue reading

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A White from Langhe and Atlas Peak

I realize that I am bouncing all over the place talking about these two wines, but I recently had them at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source and they are definitely worth mentioning.  In my early years, I … Continue reading

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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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