Tag Archives: Methode Champenoise

Tall Ship Manitou

Every now and then I guess we become bona fide tourists and while up in the Traverse City area we almost abandoned wine for a three-hour cruise. The whole crew of us boarded the Tall Ship Manitou. The Tall Ship … Continue reading

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A Wine Tasting

I have had quite a busy time with projects and sometimes I just have to put on the brakes and do something different. We normally go out and have dinner and have wine or sometimes we have wine at home. … Continue reading

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J Vineyards

I don’t know about you, but I get an avalanche of emails constantly, but one from a fellow wine blogger caught my eye about a wine tasting of J Vineyards wines. I remember fondly the first time that I tried … Continue reading

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A Visit

My Favorite Daughter was in town with one of her cousins to attend several events on the same weekend, and she was even able to squeeze some time in for her dear old Dad. It was a nice visit and … 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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L. Mawby Vineyards

While up north at Crystal Mountain for a board meeting, the afternoon session is abbreviated so that many of the members can go golfing. I could hear the Siren call of the vineyards calling, so along with my Bride, came … Continue reading

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Forty

Forty, the word by itself is not frightening, and I remember when I turned forty, I considered it a milestone, but still not frightening. I was part of the Baby Boom Generation and surprisingly so, the vast majority of us … Continue reading

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