Tag Archives: Carignan

Chartreuse

Chartreuse is a color, a digestif and all found in a restaurant by the same name. It is a very quaint restaurant in the corner of the Park Shelton and it looks upon the Detroit Institute of Arts. It has … Continue reading

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Christine Bertoli

I went to another wine tasting, and this one featured Christine Mouton Bertoli, who along with her husband who was not in attendance, acquired Domaine Sainte Cecile du Parc in 2005 just outside of Pezenas in the Languedoc. I really … Continue reading

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Boocoo

This being Lent, it has been a rather dry period around here, as one of us gave up wine. I have also been working on the project that was stopped in the initial stages during my week of hell, and … Continue reading

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I Kvelled

The other day, I had lunch with a former co-worker and it was a pleasure. Years ago, in that industry, the common vernacular that one heard was Mamma Loshen or Yiddish, and today Yiddish is heard quite a bit and … Continue reading

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Jacobson’s

As I was repacking one of the closets in the basement, there was a hat box and not mine from Jacobson’s. Jacobson’s if you weren’t aware of the chain was what one would call a “Carriage” store, meaning that they … Continue reading

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Banda Azul

Rioja wines were one of the first wines that I was touted towards when I first started learning about wines, if I wasn’t going to have a Medoc. I mention this because, I had just read an article by Thomas … Continue reading

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“Never Dream Alone”

We were all sitting at one of the tables at D. Vine Fine Wines having a grand old time, and isn’t that what wine should all be about? One of the joys of being at a wine bar is to … Continue reading

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