Tag Archives: Merlot

Tricky Rules

I am going to discuss two more wines that I tried at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I say “tricky rules,” because it sounds like the two wines should be on either side of the river in Bordeaux, … Continue reading

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Two French Wines

I thought I would stop by The Fine Wine Source in Livonia to really give the shop a once over, but I was wrong. After they gave me a glass and started using the Coravin opener, I was all ears … Continue reading

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Denouement

The reason for the “Blow -out Wine Tasting” is that D. Vine Fine Wines is giving up their location, because of the increase in the rent. He is looking for a new location, so he decided to fete his customers … Continue reading

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Never Be Hasty

I was getting ready to try the third and fourth wines at a tasting at D. Vine Fine Wines in Livonia, Michigan. I was looking at the sheet and I saw one wine that I had just tried a couple … Continue reading

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Wine and Suits

My entire career has been as a clothier and not in the wine industry, though they can go hand in hand. I have met customers over the years that have impeccable taste, not only in clothes, but in food, wine … Continue reading

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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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A Syrah and a Merlot

I always look forward to the last wines to be tasted, because by rights, and if the tasting proceeds as it should, the last two should really shine.  This was the case the other night when I did a tasting … Continue reading

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