Tag Archives: Semillon

Christmas Eve 2021

It is always a wonderful time of the year to spend time with family and we do, even if it is frowned upon in this era.  All of my life, the Christmas season is about family, food and good times … Continue reading

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An Encore Tasting with Korbin Ming

I can’t think of a better way to spend an hour or so tasting wines at my favorite wine shop The Fine Wine Shop in Livonia, Michigan.  I know that sometimes I sound like a broken record always mentioning this … Continue reading

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Senior, Junior and Chester-Part Two

It was an interesting event, our first dinner, as well as a Christmas dinner in our new dining room, and my poor Bride had to be shuffling about in this “boot” that would allow her to walk, while her bone … Continue reading

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Senior, Junior and Chester

We finally got the living and dining room in some semblance of order and we were going to have our first Christmas Dinner to celebrate.  It may be a while before we get all the chachkas back on the shelves, … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving 2021

If it is the time of the year, that all the Christmas cards and newsletters have gone to the Post Office to be mailed, the gifts for the out-of-towners have been posted and all the local gifts have been wrapped … Continue reading

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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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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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Only 25 Cases Made

Twenty-five cases of wine, is one barrel of wine, and we had a chance to try not one, but two different wines made in these numbers at the Korbin Kameron wine tasting at the Fine Wine Source.  For years, when … 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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