Tag Archives: Cold Hardy

A New Birthday

The normal way to celebrate birthdays is that we lump all the celebrants of the month into one party and allow the cake to enumerate them. This works out well and it keeps the party scheduling a whole lot easier. … Continue reading

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Boskydel Vineyard

Bosky means “befuddled with drink, inebriated” as once explained by Bernie Rink the proprietor of Boskydel Vineyard in the Leelanau Peninsula. I had to visit this winery, the first bonded winery, in the area and I read that the winery … Continue reading

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Michigan by the Bottle

We were staying in one of the far eastern suburbs of the Detroit area, because of the wedding, and the next day we were going to celebrate the monthly birthdays, which we do often at our home, but one of … Continue reading

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“Drink Local Wine” Week

According to the Wine Lovers Calendar the week of October 11 to 17 is the “Drink Local Wine Week.” I think that it is a noble cause and one worth paying attention to. I notice that most of the new … Continue reading

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Illinois Wine Month

September is also Illinois Wine Month according to the Wine Lovers Calendar. I have to admit that I have been to Illinois plenty of times in my life, both for fun and for work, but I have never had a … Continue reading

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June is Ohio Wine Month

I have to smile as I look at the title of this piece, and it is because of the Wine Lover’s Calendar. There is this state that abuts Michigan and there have been rivalries since the days when the area … 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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