Tag Archives: Spain

P. F. Chang’s

The last time that we were in Las Vegas, my Bride promised one of the grandsons that we would take them to P.F. Chang’s.  I was totally surprised that none of the family in Vegas had ever eaten there.  I … Continue reading

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When Its Least Expected

There was an old television show in black and white called Candid Camera and I purloined the title from their song.  Periodically I am surprised when I get gifts, I give out gifts, especially in the Christmas season, without a … Continue reading

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Bodegas Alto Moncayo

I am trying two different wines at Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and they are both Garnache wines from Bodegas Alto Moncayo and both were of the same vintage (2015).  I wasn’t really sure how to react when I … Continue reading

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I Try to Have Fun

As I reflect on my past career, I had fun.  Through out the years I have encountered some people on both sides of the counter that if I could I would have avoided, but I guess that is true for … Continue reading

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Two Marquises

In the United States, peerage ranking is not really taught, so suffice it to say that a Marquis is a nobleman below a Duke, but above an Earl or a Count.  The most famous Marquis known in the United States … Continue reading

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Start With Syrah

One of the most popular questions that I receive is “what do you do?”  I respond that I am a retired clothier of some forty plus year at least, and in today’s lifestyle that word requires an explanation.  It was … Continue reading

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The Hotel Frankfort

After a couple good winery visits we were ready to check into a hotel and have dinner.   We planned on visiting wineries in the Leelanau Peninsula, because that would have us close to Frankfort, which I have written about several … Continue reading

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