Monthly Archives: June 2014

Two Different Wines from Catalonia

The last two wines that I recently purchased that are Spanish are from the Catalonia district. One is a white and the other is a red wine. This area years ago, was a major area for vineyards, but when the … Continue reading

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Researching Some New Wines

I am always searching and trying new wines, in hopes of finding a home run. Some wines are much easier to figure out than others. When one buys a Medoc or a Burgundy wine that is relatively quite cut and … Continue reading

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A Couple of New Rioja Wines to Me

After lusting over all of the French wines that I saw at Elie Wine Company, my attention was directed to some Spanish wines. Elie had made several trips and started researching some wines in Spain, and he was so delighted … Continue reading

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The Finest Wine Shop I Have Ever Visited

I have been frequenting wine shops since I was in high school, and let us say that it was a few years ago, since I am close to retirement. Through the use of social media, I discovered a wine shop … Continue reading

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MWWC: Value

The Sybarite, one of the Wine Bloggers has challenged us with a topic and the topic is “value.” The library we have in our house is adjacent to our front foyer and looks into our living room, and yes we … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Father’s Day is that mythical holiday one hears about, but it does not carry the cachet of other holidays. Perhaps it is because Fathers are a disparate group and they have been characterized into some sort of strange being. Father’s … Continue reading

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A Dinner While Being Serenaded by a Big Band

Through out the years one makes friends that continue in your life. This was the case the other night, as a dear friend who is a wonderful saxophonist by avocation contacted us that his band was going to perform a … Continue reading

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