Monthly Archives: March 2013

Wine Themed Gifts

I realize that I am way off on a tangent, which is what I get for trying to clean the house in preparation for a big family dinner.  I started looking at all the items that we have received and … Continue reading

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Put a Cork in It

There is an old joke, that nobody has ever heard of left over wine, alas that is not the case in reality.  One of the best laws that occurred in Michigan is that you can now leave a restaurant with … Continue reading

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Just For Openers

As we are getting the house ready for the holiday, I started rearranging some of my wine gadgets that I have in a wooden box that I received one year as a Christmas gift, the box held a fine bottle … Continue reading

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Cellar Dusty’s in Okemos, Michigan

My Bride recently went to an overnight conference in Okemos for business and one night she and a group of friends had dinner at Cellar Dusty’s.  She has dined there before, but we have not gone there for dinner together.  … Continue reading

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Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort

There has been a growth of casinos in the state of Michigan as well as in all of the other states, and they have become attractions for conferences and board meetings and other business events.  They are attractive because they … Continue reading

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A Guest Writer, The Wine Raconteur Jr.

A very good friend of my Bride and myself sent me an email, asking if he could venture into my little corner of the writing world.  If I wanted to flatter myself, I would say he reminds me of a … Continue reading

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Beverly Hills Grill in Beverly Hills, Michigan

One day last week, my Bride and I had the unfortunate task of paying our respects for two different individuals on the same day.  I have always felt that whenever possible this is the proper duty to celebrate another person’s … Continue reading

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