Tag Archives: Cabernet Franc

Dinner in a Wine Cellar

Do you know how dangerous it is for the two of us to go strolling in Petoskey?  Petoskey is the perfect example of a resort town.  The shops were not cookie cutter and yet somehow my Bride knew about all … Continue reading

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Mackinaw Trail Winery

Our first afternoon up in Petoskey and we had some free time, prior to dinner that evening, so we went into the downtown, which was all of a block and a half from the Stafford’s Perry Hotel.  The downtown area … Continue reading

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Scheid Reserve Claret

The second bottle that I removed from the carton from my wine club “A Taste of Monterey” was Scheid Vineyards Reserve Claret 2012.  I have heard and read plenty of accolades for Scheid Vineyards and I actually have four different … Continue reading

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Mint 29

Traditionally when my Favorite Daughter is in town, we take her to one of her prized memories of restaurants in Dearborn, Michigan where she grew up.  Alas the town is not the same, the so-called leaders of the community are … Continue reading

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M22 Wine

We took a little side trip while we were up at Crystal Mountain and went to Glen Arbor, Michigan.  The Glen Lake area is the home to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and before you ask, we did not … Continue reading

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Ehler’s Estate 1886

Some days the Gods look down at you and smile when you run into a wine shop for a moment, or so you think.  I had to run into The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan and with the wonders … Continue reading

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Murrieta’s Well Reds

We were coming up to the final two wines on the virtual wine tasting organized by Snooth featuring the wines of Murrieta’s Well with the guest speaker Robbie Meyer, their winemaker.  I think that I was kind of getting with … Continue reading

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