Tag Archives: Viognier

Annual Ladies’ Christmas Party 2022

Before she was my Bride, she had her Annual Ladies’ Christmas Party and it has been consistent, except for the year the harridan interfered.  It used to be a pot luck dinner, but since the interference, my Bride now orders … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2022

Count Alfonso Romero: “What time will the guest arrive?” Butler: “Oh, well, no one arrives first, Sir. They all come in last.” We were planning on having thirty guests for Thanksgiving, which I don’t know about you, but for us, … Continue reading

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Surviving Over a Week in Vegas

When you go to Las Vegas to visit your children and not to gamble, it is a different mindset.  The kids live in Summerlin and that is where we stay, about ten miles from The Strip.  In 1952 Howard Hughes … Continue reading

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Whatever Vineyards of Malibu Coast

I think that most people that start a wine blog, anticipate a deluge of wine samples and that they will never have to buy another bottle of wine.  That was the least of my thoughts back in May of 2012.  … Continue reading

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Noshing and Shopping in Holland, Michigan

We were walking up and down the downtown of Holland, Michigan, there was me tagging along with my Bride and Ms. Yoga.  We even did the Farmer’s Market and thankfully, we came in Ms. Yoga’s rental car, so there wasn’t … Continue reading

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Fine Wine Source Club Selections September 2022

The month of September has been a bonanza of wine club shipments, though my favorite club selections are from The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I guess, because I feel like family when I walk in the door.  I … Continue reading

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Two Whites from Ixsir Winery

It was a delightful experience to be regaled by Etienne Debbanne, the Co-founder and Chairman of Ixsir Winery at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  Ixsir Winery is considered to have the finest terroirs in … Continue reading

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A Wine Day in New Baltimore

As the days pass quicker, at least once a year, I know that I can celebrate my day and have a bit of selfish-indulgence.  Well actually, I think that I may be stretching the day longer and longer each year.  … Continue reading

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What a Great Idea

Let us ask Sherman to take us into “the wayback machine” to just maybe January or February when the world was unchanged.  My Bride worked for a company, just like the majority of Americans did, and she would go to … Continue reading

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The V Spot

Raiding the cellar seems to be a popular diversion for the last couple of months.  First all the restaurants were closed and then they were only open for carry-out and then finally they were allowed to open, but at thirty … Continue reading

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