Tag Archives: St. Helena

R + R Louer Family and Louer Signature

It was truly a wonderful day at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan. Roger Louer was holding court and regaling all the customers about the wines, Napa Valley and being a “Gentleman Farmer,” which are … Continue reading

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Two Cabs from Arrow & Branch

One of the joys of visiting my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source, is the chance to try many different wines and different styles.  They had just received some new vintages from Arrow & Branch Estate of Napa Valley.  … Continue reading

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Roberts + Rogers Louer Family Vineyard

With two Raconteurs just finishing off a couple of Classified Growth wines at the Fine Wine Source, one would think that the private tasting was over.  I mean it is pretty hard to surpass some lauded wines of the Medoc … Continue reading

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A Dinner In, In Louisville

After the long drive from Detroit to Louisville and a couple of glasses of wine to relax, we started thinking about dinner.  As I said, we schlepped a small refrigerator that runs both off of the car or on a … Continue reading

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Arrow & Branch Cabernets

Can you imagine having two distinct Napa Valley Cabernets and one was from the Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard?  I was enjoying my time at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and they were having a tasting and presentation of … Continue reading

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Arrow & Branch Two Red Blends

There I was getting ready to try two different vintages of Arrow & Branch Red Blend wines while I was at Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I mean how can you not enjoy yourself when you are tasting some … Continue reading

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Roberts + Rogers Winery

I had the privilege of tasting two wines from Roberts + Rogers Winery from St. Helena when I was at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  In 1999, longtime friends Roger Louer and Robert Young … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve 2018

I really enjoy going out to eat and drink and if there is a chance to dance that is a real bonus.  How can a man not want to be out with his lady in all of their finery enjoying … Continue reading

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Ehler’s Estate 1886

Some days the Gods look down at you and smile when you run into a wine shop for a moment, or so you think.  I had to run into The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and with the wonders … Continue reading

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Venn and Young Inglewood Estate

The Young Inglewood Wine tasting that I attended at Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan was truly an eye opener.  Here was a tasting conducted by the winegrower and winemaker Scott Young and the last two wines were so impressive, … Continue reading

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