Tag Archives: Spain

Showing Off the Renovations

We have been hard at work getting the house fixed up and we are almost there.  And we have started to have dinners here in between the moving of furniture, new hardwood floors, wallpaper removal, painting, plaster repairing, hanging new … Continue reading

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A Rioja Reserva and a Campo de Borja

It is always a great time when I am at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I was attending a special wine tasting that was set up for an Instagram blogger that I had originally … Continue reading

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Xarmont Txakoli

I was doing a special wine tasting at my local shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan, and I was meeting an Instagram wine blogger for the first time.  I suggested this wine shop as she was looking for … Continue reading

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Two Different Types of Bubbles

I do enjoy my trips to my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source, because I never know, what I may encounter.   I mean there are some days, when they text me, about a special tasting and other times, I … Continue reading

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One Spanish and One Italian

I never get tired of trying new wines, and my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source helps me stay happy.  I mean most of the wines that I try there, have already been curated by the owner and his … Continue reading

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A Head Start

If romance is in the air, it must be St, Valentine’s Day.  Now, my Bride and I are not partial to going out, when the rest of the world is expected to be out for dinner.  The restaurants and staff … Continue reading

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Stufato di Frutti di Mare

One day in one of my enjoyable trips to my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan, I was just getting ready to leave and I got waylaid.  Now I realize that it sounds peculiar that I … Continue reading

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Catching Up with The Caller at Dinner

Attempting to get together with The Caller is harder than finding a smooth road in Michigan.  Since, the moment that he and his charming wife both retired, they may have to hire a full time Social Secretary.  We actually made … Continue reading

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Raventós i Blanc Blanc de Blancs

I have been making asides about changes at the chateau, but more about that when the time comes.  In case you are wondering, my Bride hasn’t come to her senses, so I am not being thrown out with the bath … Continue reading

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Alto Moncayo Veraton

Another trip down Memory Lane, courtesy of my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source.  It really is interesting to see how, if any, vintages can affect a wine.  I was in retail, my entire career, so I can understand … Continue reading

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