Tag Archives: Sauvignon Blanc

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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Black Star Farms

Last year when Black Star Farms was awarded the Best Wine at the 2018 Canberra International Riesling Challenge for their Arcturos Dry Riesling 2017 all of my Social Media sites were bombarded as to whether or not I had tried … Continue reading

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“Beam Me Up, Scotty”

I think “Beam Me Up, Scotty” is a quotation that most of the Western World would know, and I would even venture to say that the Millennials can identify it.  I am not a fan of television and haven’t watched … Continue reading

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Arrow & Branch Sauvignon Blanc

Once in a while my schedule and the Fine Wine Source coincides like the recent day when I was able to do a tasting of wines from Arrow & Branch Estate Vineyard of Napa Valley.  The winery pays homage to … Continue reading

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Cello

It was a long time coming, but at Cello in downtown Howell, we met The Caller and his wife.  There is no one that has missed this couple more than my Bride and I.  Since they have both retired, they … Continue reading

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Christmas Day 2018

Christmas Day is always hectic, or at least it was to us.  After my Bride came back from assisting in the rites at her church for the morning mass, she came home and we exchanged the Christmas presents.  The next … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner 2018

To this day, I marvel at the concept of having a Norman Rockwell style Thanksgiving dinner.  I never encountered it growing up, but then I guess Norman Rockwell didn’t grow up with Armenians who believe that there may not be … Continue reading

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