Tag Archives: Semillon

A White and a Red from Bordeaux

When I am my local wine shop, the Fine Wine Source, I may get a chance to taste several wines.  It may appear that they monopolize my writings at times, but it is because I taste whatever wines that they … Continue reading

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Two Harbingers of Spring

In between this winter weather, I still get a chance to get to my local wine shop the Fine Wine Source, even when it isn’t even time for a club selection.  I am getting antsy, just like the rest of … Continue reading

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Two More Down

I have been writing mostly about the good fortune of our wines in the wine cellar, as we have survived the lockdown.  Just like we have been trying to use up the food in the freezers and the pantries after … Continue reading

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The Annual Ladies Christmas Party 2020

My Bride has had a Christmas Party for her lady friend’s way before I was on the scene and it is a given.  Before she even does the Christmas Card list and Newsletter, she is planning the party.  She had … 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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What a Great Idea

Let us ask Sherman to take us into “the wayback machine” to just maybe January or February when the world was unchanged.  My Bride worked for a company, just like the majority of Americans did, and she would go to … Continue reading

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Giving a Lesson on Zoom

We have been doing Zoom sessions quite a bit these days, along with probably the rest of the country that has been under lockdown.  It is a great way for the families to keep in touch, and we have sessions … Continue reading

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“How Do I Look?”

It is Day 91 and I celebrated by having a haircut, it may not be official, but who the hell cares.  My barber had to do the yeoman’s work and I just kind of felt good, especially if I was … Continue reading

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Chicken at Home

This whole stay in shelter or whatever is the official term for it is, is giving my Bride a taste of retirement, even though she is working every day.  While we may be home all day, we are still trying … Continue reading

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