Tag Archives: Russian River Valley

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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Two Reds From J

The wine tasting from J Vineyards & Winery was thoroughly enjoyable. The winery began in 1986 by Judy Jordan, the daughter of Tom Jordan, founder of Jordan Vineyard & Winery fame. The father and daughter team began as equal partners, … Continue reading

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Two Whites From J

The wine tasting event that centered around J Vineyards & Winery was not only a tasting, but kind of class as well. If one has been to a winery, most of the wine tastings, unless you have booked an appointment, … 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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Chloe Pinot Noir

It was time for my dinner club and we found ourselves at one of our usual haunts. One of the problems of most restaurants is that they don’t have a private room and we usually need seating for thirty to … Continue reading

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Back to Woods

The entire island of Mackinac is considered a resort and consequently it is much more laid back. There are a couple times of the year when it may get dressy, because of political or business meetings, but the most part, … Continue reading

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Dinner at Mission Point

While we were at Mission Point, there is always enough to keep anyone busy. From just the leisurely ten minute walk to Downtown Mackinac, a tour of Fort Mackinac, or renting bicycles to explore the island. While some were working, … Continue reading

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