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Boathouse Vineyards

This was a first for me, a winery that can be visited by car or boat, as the tasting room is located on the waterway connecting North Lake Leelanau with South Lake Leelanau. Michigan is the pleasure boat capital of … Continue reading

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A Cab and a Petite Sirah

I am sure that most people must think that I am really strange, there I am at a wine tasting and I keep my glassful of wine, until they empty a bottle and then I take the bottle and the … Continue reading

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Two Red Blends

I had left the house earlier than normal to go to the wine tasting and I snagged the last chair at the bar. It was another evening there of a social media social night and was the placed packed. One … Continue reading

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Ms. Yoga Touts

One of my dear cast of characters has sent me a couple of wines that she has enjoyed and that is why I say she touts. I should further add that tout means to suggest, and isn’t used that often, … Continue reading

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A Pinot and a Meritage

While I was still wandering around the wine department, I did some more exploring, after all who doesn’t like shopping for wine? I mean, not to boast, but if we drank a bottle a day, it would take about four … Continue reading

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Two New Wines

As I have become more and more in semi-retirement mode, I guess the concept of dialing down on expenses is becoming apparent. I seem to be going to wine shops with less frequency and that is not fun, but then … Continue reading

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Boyne Highlands

We arrived at Boyne Highlands which is near the top of mitten, if you look at the Lower Peninsula of Michigan that way. Boyne Highlands is a year-round resort, with skiing in the winter and golf in the summer. We … Continue reading

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