Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Return Trip to Elie’s

Have you ever been someplace that is so awesome that it is terrifying to go back to? Elie’s in Birmingham, Michigan is the finest wine shop I have ever been to. I wrote about the shop before, but I am … Continue reading

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Some More Wines from Monterey

One of the easiest ways to make this Wine Raconteur happy is when I receive another shipment from my wine club “A Taste of Monterey.” Since we pay for this wine club, I do not have to write that I … Continue reading

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“Sharing the Rough”

I live in the Detroit area, not exactly the cinematic center of the Universe, so when I had a chance to attend the premier of a movie, I jumped at the chance. “Sharing the Rough” is a documentary film that … Continue reading

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Missouri Wine Month

September is also the month for Missouri according to the Wine Lovers Calendar and it is the first state that I have never been to, or had the privilege of trying any wines from this state. So this is all … Continue reading

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Illinois Wine Month

September is also Illinois Wine Month according to the Wine Lovers Calendar. I have to admit that I have been to Illinois plenty of times in my life, both for fun and for work, but I have never had a … Continue reading

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California Wine Month

It seems that since the Paris Judgment of 1976, instead of California Wine Month, it could be California Wine Year every year since. California has a varied style of topography for wine growing that can make any country envious, not … Continue reading

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Grenache Day

The Wine Lovers Calendar has listed October 18 as Grenache Day. Grenache is found around the world, but seems to thrive in Spain, France, Sardinia, the United States of America and Australia. It is known by many names such as … Continue reading

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