Tag Archives: Napa Valley

A Gris and a Chard

I had another chance to go to a wine tasting near my house at D.vine Fine Wines. It is all predicated on our schedules at home. I am still working a bit in my semi-retirement phase doing whatever I can … Continue reading

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Father’s Day 2017

Another Father’s Day has passed and the traditional day is celebrated where the honoree goes out into the backyard and displays his culinary technique on the barbeque. As you may have ascertained, I am not one of those fathers, though … Continue reading

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Two Wines from The Caller

We will be seeing The Caller in a couple of weeks, and I had gotten some messages from him, but since I try to stay ahead of my writings, I am just getting to it. Of course, he always lets … 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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Paraduxx

Between working on this project at home and Lent, I am still dipping into my treasure trove of labels with the name of the restaurant on it. I have four men’s shoe boxes filled with wine labels that I have … Continue reading

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City Cellar

The City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill was a popular venue in downtown Birmingham, which if you are not from the Detroit area is a very upscale suburb and a very tough place to open a restaurant and survive.  There … Continue reading

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Open That Bottle Night

“Open That Bottle Night” has become a much-lauded evening among wine drinkers and especially those that write blogs. Actually, this is the first time that I have ventured into this “holiday.” The concept was created by Dorothy J. Gaiter and … Continue reading

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