Tag Archives: France

The Promise

By the time this article publishes, the majority of the people that have tickets for the premier night showing of The Promise will just be reading some words of William Saroyan at the end of the movie, before the credits … Continue reading

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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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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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Marche Bacchus

Marche Bacchus is a wine shop, a wine bar and a French Bistro that overlooks a small lake populated with black swans in a residential section of Las Vegas, which is in the middle of the desert. Since we were … Continue reading

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A Wooden Box of Wine

Boxed wine is all the rage among the popular price wines and when goes into convenience stores and party stores, there is a myriad of cardboard containers filled with wine. I guess that it is much more practical as compared … 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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My Club’s Christmas Meeting

The dinner club that I belong to has made some changes to the usual structure of the meetings. The Christmas meeting is now what is called a Dutch Treat meeting, meaning that each member pays for his dinner, and we … Continue reading

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