Tag Archives: Cabernet Franc

Crystal Mountain

Crystal Mountain is a resort in the northwest corner of the lower peninsula of Michigan and it is a year- round facility. It is not far from Traverse City and is a major ski resort in the winter and a … Continue reading

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Bel Lago Vineyards

Bel Lago Vineyards is another Michigan winery in the Leelanau Peninsula and in Italian it means “beautiful lake” and that is what Lake Leelanau is. The winery was founded in 1987, but there had been vines planted back in the … Continue reading

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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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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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THE Franc

I was in Marquette, Michigan trying to keep myself occupied and out of trouble. I guess I really couldn’t get in too much trouble as I did not have a car to explore the area, so I was left to … Continue reading

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A Pinot and a Meritage

While I was still wandering around the wine department, I did some more exploring, after all who doesn’t like shopping for wine? I mean, not to boast, but if we drank a bottle a day, it would take about four … Continue reading

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Two New Wines

As I have become more and more in semi-retirement mode, I guess the concept of dialing down on expenses is becoming apparent. I seem to be going to wine shops with less frequency and that is not fun, but then … Continue reading

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