Tag Archives: France

Chateau D’Issan

I guess it will go down in the annals of The Wine Raconteur as a moment of serendipity.  It was kind of funny, a mixed case of wine from Louisville meets a mixed case of wine from Detroit up at … Continue reading

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Up North Again

When you live in the Detroit area, when you say up North, you are covering a lot of territory, not just the Lower Peninsula, but the Upper Peninsula as well.  We found ourselves going back to Crystal Mountain Resort and … Continue reading

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Blason D’Issan

“Impetuous” maybe one of the greatest lines of cinematic dialogue especially when uttered by Michelin Oge Flynn and it has nothing to do with wine, but it best describes my Bride when she tasted this wine.  I am never sure … Continue reading

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Another Graduation

High School graduates have permeated my psyche these days.  A couple more and I think the season will draw to an end for this year.  It has been an interesting time and a very happy time to see all of … Continue reading

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A Godson’s Graduation

We have had quite a few graduation parties to attend this year, that is one of the benefits of getting older.  Most of them have been nephews or nieces and some are the children of cousins, that is what happens … Continue reading

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One More for the Road

Bob Anderson, maybe you recognize his name and maybe you don’t.  I first saw Bob entertain at the London Chop House, the old legendary restaurant in Detroit; back then the owner also had the Caucus Club across the street where … Continue reading

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Our Last Dinner with Ms. Yoga

Even though Casa Raconteur was the official residence of Ms. Yoga during her week, she did leave us and spend some time in Grand Rapids during this business trip.  For some odd reason, she just ignores the invoice that is … Continue reading

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