Tag Archives: Syrah

We Went to the Cinema

I don’t know how movie houses were treated elsewhere, they were under lockdown for about a year, and we got kind of used to not seeing any movies.  I mean my Bride started doing “binge” watching almost anything that was … Continue reading

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We Had Two Non-Vintage Wines

After the appetizers, we had The Caller and his wife move into the dining room which was also renovated since they had been here last.  It was fun, because he was looking at the room and trying to remember the … Continue reading

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April 2022 Club Selections

I was going to my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, for two reasons.  One was to pick up a case of wine that is becoming one of our new “go-to” wines and also to pick up … Continue reading

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Hautes Cotes de Nuits and a Saint-Joseph

As I am writing this article, I am thinking that I have to stop by my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source, because we are getting low on basics, which I know that you may find surprising.  My Bride … Continue reading

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Two Reds from Bos Wines

The last two wines that I enjoyed with winemaker David Bos at my local wineshop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan featured the grape that he has the longest affinity for, under his own label Bos Wine.  While David … Continue reading

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Fine Wine Source March 2022 Club Choices

This has been the month for wine club selections, and I always look forward to my local shop, The Fine Wine Source, for their picks of the month.  Every wine has been selected and curated by the owner of the … Continue reading

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Taking Coals to Newcastle

One of the most famous idioms, if people still use them; is it still taught in English classes; is English still taught?  We hosted a nice dinner party for my sister to celebrate her birthday and naturally the question always … Continue reading

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Chateau de Calavon

While I was doing a tasting at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Shop in Livonia, Michigan, I had a chance to try three wines from the same estate in a region that I have only written about four … Continue reading

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A St. Joseph and a Blaye

I am totally spoiled these days, with impromptu wine tastings at The Fine Wine Source.  All of the wines that they carry have been curated by the owner and the staff, and sometimes guests.  They don’t compete with gas stations, … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day – Part Two

Life is never quite how you plan it.  We were going to go see the ice sculptures in downtown Plymouth and it would give us a day of exercise.  One year, we went and it was so warm the sculptures … Continue reading

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