Tag Archives: Spatlese

A Spatlese and a Moelleux

One of the best things about walking into the Fine Wine Source is the ability to taste some wines to make an educated purchase.  I always try to taste some wines that are new to me, either by district, varietal … Continue reading

Posted in Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

New Year’s Eve 2017

New Year’s Eve is one of the most celebrated evenings of the year, a chance to say goodbye to the woes of the past year and look forward to the promise of the forthcoming year. New Year’s Eve seems to … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Dakota Inn Rathskeller

The neighborhood that I grew up in, in Southwest Detroit was at one time predominately a German area of the city, and there were other pockets elsewhere in Detroit as well. The area was once called “Ferndale” more as borough … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Blogger Cooks (Part Two)

While still with our gracious hosts of Oliver and Nina, dinner was finished.   What would be considered the norm, when two wine Bloggers get together the conversation always returns to wine.  We were still discussing the “dirt” or terroir of … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

An Affordable Date Night When I Was a Student

In my early years, the place to be was Downtown Detroit as it was bustling and still a place to be.  There were plenty of locations that were out of my price, unless it was a special occasion.  One of … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Schweizer’s Restaurant in Detroit and a Red Wine

At one time Schweizer’s Restaurant was the old restaurant in Detroit, it started in 1862.  I took a date there when I was still in high school, as I attended high school in downtown Detroit and the restaurant was downtown … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Urziger Wurzgarten Spatlese

I am a member of private dinner club, and I have enjoyed this club for many years.  Part of the charm of this group is that you and two other members are the host for an evening and then you … Continue reading

Posted in Wine | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments