Tag Archives: Zinfandel

Willie Newman and Tre Son Winery

I remember the first time that I tasted Tre Son wines, was at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan back in 2018 and I was told that it was an exclusive to the wine shop.  … Continue reading

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November 2021 Wine Club Selections

Each month I always look forward to the choices from The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  A class act operation, where I and every other patron knows that he won’t have to wade through the wines offered at gas … Continue reading

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R + R Howell Mountain and a Zin

It was getting quite animated at The Fine Wine Source with Roger Louer representing and pouring his Roberts + Rogers wines.  I am sure that he was looking forward to his trip back to California, as he was being entertained … Continue reading

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A Harbinger for Roberts + Rogers

I guess it may appear that I spend my entire life at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, but that is really not the case.  What happens is that there are times when I have the … Continue reading

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An Encore of Tré Son Zinfandel

Imagine if you will, being in a wine shop and having a glass of wine being poured for you.  Yes, I was at my local wine shop and club, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia.  These two men walk in, … Continue reading

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Dessert at Vertical

What can I say about a stellar evening of food and wine at a wine-centric restaurant like Vertical in Detroit?  Since Vertical is owned by the people that own my local wine shop and wine club The Fine Wine Source, … Continue reading

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From Clark Street to Sammy’s

As soon as I wrote the title to this article, if you are from my generation and from Delray or Southwest Detroit, it sounds like I am going to talk about the old neighborhood.  Alas, I am not going to … Continue reading

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A Dinner In, In Louisville

After the long drive from Detroit to Louisville and a couple of glasses of wine to relax, we started thinking about dinner.  As I said, we schlepped a small refrigerator that runs both off of the car or on 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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Mission Trail Vineyards Zinfandel

It is that time of the year again, when I get to be like a little kid and open up the carton from my wine club “A Taste of Monterey.” I was upstairs doing some Raconteur work, when I heard … Continue reading

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