Tag Archives: Syrah

Mari Vineyards

Marty Lagina founded Mari Vineyards in 1999 with the desire to plant varietals that one does not associate with Michigan like Nebbiolo, Sangiovese and others along with Cabernet Franc and Merlot.  He had friends come and help him the first … Continue reading

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Two Reds from Fine Wine Source

While I was at my wine club picking up my selections for June, I thought I would ask if there was anything I should try.  If they are busy with sales, when I venture in, I do not even ask … Continue reading

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Le Provencal 2018

This is the second bottle of wine for the month of June from my local wine club Fine Wine Source of Livonia, Michigan.   The official name of this wine is Les Maîtres Vignerons de la Vidaubanaise, Le Provencal Rosé, Cotes … Continue reading

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Purple Star Syrah

The first wine that I picked up from my local wine club Fine Wine Source of Livonia, Michigan is Purple Star Syrah 2014 from the Columbia Valley in the State of Washington.  In 2008 Kyle and Amy Johnson began a … Continue reading

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Mesa Del Sol Prima Rosso

It is fun to open up the carton of wine from “A Taste of Monterey” and then to try to do some research beyond what the brochure that they send with the wines.  This wine club that we discovered has … Continue reading

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Another Graduation Party

Here we are attending another graduation party and it was way out in the country, well at least it was the country when I was young.  With the Orange Cone Season underway in Michigan, Federal projects, not the promised State … Continue reading

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Diving into Hampton Water

Some friends of ours just came back from a cruise and they brought us a bottle of Rosé wine, and they were very excited about it when they physically handed it to my Bride.  They were sure that I would … Continue reading

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