Tag Archives: Sonoma Coast

An Older and a Younger

There we were, The Wine Raconteur Senior and Junior getting ready to sit down for dinner.  We had just finished having appetizers and now on to the main event.  It was even better because we had our Brides with us, … Continue reading

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Fort Ross Wines

Diana Schweiger, the National Sales Manager for Fort Ross Vineyards was conducting the wine tasting at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  When we got there, there was not a crowd at the moment, which made it easier for … Continue reading

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Fort Ross Sea Slopes

Fort Ross Vineyards has the distinction of being the closest vineyard to the Pacific Ocean and they were one of the proponents that helped create the Fort Ross-Seaview AVA and it was achieved in 2012.  In 1988 Lester and Linda … Continue reading

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Refreshments After a Drive

The day of my Bride’s Godson’s graduation party, we were expecting to have company stay overnight at our house, but first they were expected to attend the party.  It really didn’t work out that way.  Our guests were going to … Continue reading

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An Afternoon with Scott Young

Scott Young is the winegrower and the winemaker for Young Inglewood Wines in Saint Helena, Napa Valley, California.  I had the good fortune to meet and taste his wines at Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  Fine Wine Source is … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in Vegas

If one has never been to Las Vegas the bright lights are almost a Siren call for all of the glitter that is there.  Alas, for me that Siren has long been silenced from all of the years of going … Continue reading

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A Blow-out Tasting

I received a rather cryptic email telling me that there would be a blow-out tasting at D. Vine Fine Wines in Livonia, and I was free, so my curiosity got the best of me. I got there a bit early, … Continue reading

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