Tag Archives: Tuscany

Two Different Sangiovese Wines

Imagine having two different wines from Tuscany, both pure Sangiovese and totally different from each other.  That happened when I picked up these two wines from my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source, and it can get fun when … Continue reading

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San Felice Campogiovanni

It is a bit heady to start feeling good again, after three months of lockdown to be looking finally at my April wine club selections from the Fine Wine Source of Livonia.  I had mentioned that the wine shop was … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve 2020

Somehow, I can’t see this new decade surpassing “The Roaring Twenties” of the last century.  New Year’s Eve is one of those holidays that my Bride prefers to have at the house.  I mean periodically I think of how nice … Continue reading

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Richards

My dinner club was in a bit of a turmoil, as we had lost one of our standby restaurants.  It is getting harder and harder to find a restaurant that has a private room, as most venues value cramming in … Continue reading

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Club Wines for Thanksgiving

I received the email a day earlier that I could pick up the club wines from Fine Wine Source in Livonia.  I was in the middle of a project, just like I always am these days.  So, the next day … Continue reading

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Two Italians

I guess from almost the start of my wine appreciation journey, the wines of Italy have always been one of the cornerstones of my education process.  I mean there is not one country that I will ever know completely and … Continue reading

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Enrico Santini

I had the pleasure to try two of Enrico Santini’s wines at my recent tasting at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  Enrico Santini grew up in the Bolgheri district of Tuscany, which is one of the newer wine … Continue reading

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Defense for a PHD

Can we say that we are proud, to have a PHD in the family? Well we are and we attended a defense seminar for the degree by our niece. I consider myself fairly intelligent, but I got lost in the … Continue reading

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Another Memory of Bacco

Since I am still thinking about the documentary film “Dinner in Abruzzo: A Journey Home with My Culinary Godfather” I will mention one more memory of a great dinner under the guidance of Luciano Del Signore. We don’t get a … Continue reading

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“Dinner in Abruzzo”

I was reading the paper this morning and there was a supplement about a film festival in Detroit and one of the films was “Dinner in Abruzzo: A Journey Home with My Culinary Godfather” and it featured two of the … Continue reading

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