Tag Archives: Cabernet Franc

Bordeaux and Maipo

It is very interesting to see what type of wines are being offered at a wine tasting, especially when there is no theme or featured winery. This happened to be the situation when I last visited D. Vine Fine Wines … Continue reading

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Two Great Reds

The other day I decided to go to another wine tasting, I only go if I am free. You would think that since I always write about wines that I would center my life around wine events, but that is … Continue reading

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Four New Wines

I have to admit that there were more wines purchased at Elie Wine Company, but it was not from us. My Sister-in-Law was so amazed at the breadth of French wines offered in one location, that she decided to do … Continue reading

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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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