Tag Archives: Sonoma Coast

Another Movie Date

I grew up with movies and I used to love going to see them.  If you think about it, my parents survived the Great Depression and films were a way for the public to escape the doldrums of the time.  … Continue reading

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Ninety-four

I have had the great pleasure to have a Mother-in-Law that is the antithesis to the creatures that have been portrayed on the stage, film, radio and television.  I am sure that some may be envious, but she is just … Continue reading

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Ms. Yoga is in Town

One of my recurring characters is paying us a visit, actually she is in town for business, but her command center will be in at our house.  Ms. Yoga and my Bride go back long before I was on the … Continue reading

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A Cocktail Reception

Our accommodations at the Inn at Bay Harbor reminded me of other resorts that we had stayed at, as it appears that one can own the rooms and allow the hotel to lease them when you are not using them.  … Continue reading

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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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