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About thewineraconteur

A non-technical wine writer, who enjoys the moment with the wine, as much as the wine. Instagram/thewineraconteur Facebook/ The Wine Raconteur

Boathouse Vineyards

This was a first for me, a winery that can be visited by car or boat, as the tasting room is located on the waterway connecting North Lake Leelanau with South Lake Leelanau. Michigan is the pleasure boat capital of … Continue reading

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Reunion 2017

Woodrow Wilson Junior High School had their Seventh reunion and this one had Deja-vu written all over it. Most people have high school reunions, but in Southwest Detroit we celebrate our Junior High. I am not sure how many have … Continue reading

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Boskydel Vineyard

Bosky means “befuddled with drink, inebriated” as once explained by Bernie Rink the proprietor of Boskydel Vineyard in the Leelanau Peninsula. I had to visit this winery, the first bonded winery, in the area and I read that the winery … Continue reading

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Bear with Me

This is just my way of giving an apology to the other bloggers, as I have been away on holidays. While I did take my laptop and my phone, I neglected my normal daily duties of keeping up with the … Continue reading

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A Cab and a Petite Sirah

I am sure that most people must think that I am really strange, there I am at a wine tasting and I keep my glassful of wine, until they empty a bottle and then I take the bottle and the … Continue reading

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Two Red Blends

I had left the house earlier than normal to go to the wine tasting and I snagged the last chair at the bar. It was another evening there of a social media social night and was the placed packed. One … Continue reading

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Belissima is Italian for “beautiful woman” and it is a line of three sparkling wines from Italy and Christie Brinkley. The Christie Brinkley who smiled at us, from my era, on the cover of over five-hundred magazine covers. Another celebrity … Continue reading

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