Tag Archives: Champagne

The Library

I guess that I am a bit of a true curmudgeon, because I enjoy reading books and I prefer hard bound editions with marbled paper, deckled edges and ridges on the spine; and if possible leather bindings with gold lettering … Continue reading

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“Impetuous”

“Impetuous” is my favorite line of dialogue from the classic John Wayne film “The Quiet Man” and a fitting theme for St. Patrick’s Day. Now you are probably saying what in hell does an Armenian know about that day and … Continue reading

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Bubbles For All

When you get a group of people together even for New Year’s Eve, there will be no consensus of what sparkling wine is best. Everyone has different tastes and there really is no one-size-fits-all, in fact that is true for … Continue reading

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Sonoma Brunch

Since my Favorite Daughter was in town, we decided to try the brunch at Fleming’s Steak House, one of our favorite haunts. She was here for a “girl’s get-away” and we took advantage of the time we could, after all, … Continue reading

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A Brunch in Vegas

This last trip to Vegas, I broke some of my own rules about not repeating restaurants, which I have already done and I am doing it again. When we were having dinner at Echo & Rig, the manager of the … Continue reading

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Champagne Day

“I get no kick from Champagne, mere alcohol doesn’t thrill me at all,” while it is a great lyric from Cole Porter, while I enjoy his music immensely, I must disagree with the sentiment (out of context). This sung has … Continue reading

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May is the Month for Finger Lakes Wine

The Finger Lakes wine region of New York State has been lauded for the last couple of decades for the fine work they have accomplished in wine making. Even the “Wine Spectator” magazine that I have subscribed to for years … Continue reading

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