Tag Archives: Syrah

Two Splits

Splits, I am sure is a colloquial expression for a half-bottle of wine, and not a bowling term or a gymnastic pose that I am going to discuss.  The half-bottles were much more prevalent years ago and I very seldom … Continue reading

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With the Family

I would venture to say that anyone that has a family, in the past six months has probably been a scofflaw, especially here in Michigan.  I was not designed to spend my time hiding in the basement and most people … Continue reading

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Dead Canyon Ranch Red Blend

It wouldn’t be right, if I didn’t write about the domestic offering from my wine club, the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and this is one of the July offerings, even though I know that we are in August.  … Continue reading

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A Quick Trip to Holland

We had a wonderful trip to Holland, Michigan a few years back and we decided to tempt fate and take a fast weekend trip.  We had toyed with the idea of going to Mackinac Island, or to Petoskey, Traverse City … Continue reading

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Vina Robles Rosé

Vina Robles Rosé is the June New World wine from my wine club at Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  At the moment, it is the personal touch that they extend that is keeping them in business during these hard-economic … Continue reading

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Chateau Juvenal

As I can finally catch up to the Fine Wine Source Wine Club Old World selection for June.  I have been playing catch up with my reporting, as Fine Wine Source was under lockdown for about a hundred days, just … Continue reading

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Chateau Guiot

I am trying to fit in the three months of wine club selections from my club The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.   You may have noticed that basically the world shut down for a period of time and in … Continue reading

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Piccata and Penelope

Lt. Col. Korn, XO:  All you have to do is be our pal. Col. Cathcart:  Say nice things about us. Lt. Col. Korn, XO: Tell the folks at home what a good job we’re doing.  Take our offer Yossarian Col. … Continue reading

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Piqueras and Piccata

“Von Luger: Are all American officers so ill-mannered? Hilts: Yeah, about 99% Von Luger: Then perhaps while you are with us you will have a chance to learn some.  Ten days isolation, Hilts. Hilts: CAPTAIN Hilts. Von Luger: Twenty days. … Continue reading

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The River House in Louisville

When we got into Louisville to visit the family, Saturday night was originally planned for going out for dinner and we kept to that agenda.  Louisville is blessed with a fine selection of restaurants from local eateries to the top … Continue reading

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