Tag Archives: Duckhorn Vineyards

The Best Laid Plans

Tradition has it, that we have a brunch on Christmas Day at my Mother-in-Law’s house and everyone eventually gets there. The snow had kind of abated, but there was still some more coming down, but the travel time was not … Continue reading

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Black Friday

The common story that is related about Black Friday is it is the first day of the year that the major department stores show a profit, after all the shenanigans that they play for the first eleven months of the … Continue reading

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Paraduxx

Between working on this project at home and Lent, I am still dipping into my treasure trove of labels with the name of the restaurant on it. I have four men’s shoe boxes filled with wine labels that I have … Continue reading

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City Cellar

The City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill was a popular venue in downtown Birmingham, which if you are not from the Detroit area is a very upscale suburb and a very tough place to open a restaurant and survive.  There … Continue reading

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A Couple of Good Cabs

I tend to write about many parties that we host or go to where wine is not the focal point of the affair, but it certainly adds to the festivities. Wine is usually well received as the beverage of choice … Continue reading

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International Sauvignon Blanc Day

Another wine day that I missed when I was writing my articles was International Sauvignon Blanc Day. This is a varietal that seems to be grown everywhere and has a different personality based on where it is grown. This green … Continue reading

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Evans Street Station

I think there is something that is still fascinating about firehouses. When I was a kid, my Father had a machine shop for one of the departments of the City of Detroit, and it was located in the complex that … Continue reading

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