Monthly Archives: June 2012

A Junior High School Reunion and a Chardonnay

I grew up in Southwest Detroit and I attended a Junior High School that was fed by four elementary schools.  From the Junior High the students because of geographic boundaries and potential school achievements went on to five or six … Continue reading

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The Wineries of Harbor Springs and a Side Trip to Petoskey

While we are up at Boyne Highlands, we had a free afternoon to ourselves.  Some went on a pontoon boat; some enjoyed the amenities of the resort.  I went searching for wines.  Are you not surprised? The first winery we … Continue reading

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Ziplines and Wines

    We just returned from Boyne Highlands in Harbor Springs, Michigan.  My wife was up for a business meeting and I got to tag along.  I was very impressed with the quality of food and service, this year round … Continue reading

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Cote Rotie

This is a wine from the Rhone Valley.  Cote du Rhone wines are always a dependable go to wine.  I learned this very early in my wine tasting days.  Cote Rotie is such a full big body wine that it … Continue reading

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Saumur de Champigny

I remember having dinner at the Viscount Hotel in Windsor when I was in high school on a date.   They had a very formal old school restaurant that was very elegant.  That is how I remember it as a young … Continue reading

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A Romantic Airport Setting and a Great Bottle of Wine

On one of our many trips to Louisville, we went to a French Bistro Les Relais.  It is in a historic airport terminal at Bowman field.  Charles Lindbergh even landed at Bowman field in the twenties.   The restaurant has the … Continue reading

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Estancia Reserve Pinot Noir

I belong to several wine clubs and earlier this year in one of the packages was a 2007 Estancia Reserve Pinot Noir from the Santa Lucia Highlands in California.  The whole Monterey Peninsula and southward is an area that I … Continue reading

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