Tag Archives: Saint-Emilion

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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French Wines at the Extravaganza

There was just so much to enjoy at this past Culinary Extravaganza benefiting the Culinary Arts Program at Schoolcraft College. The food was delicious, think of three hours of different tapas being served, in fact there was a new tapas … Continue reading

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My Introduction to Les Amis du Vin

This article could have just as well been written for the Monthly Wine Writing Challenge for the topic “serendipity.” I did mention the organization Les Amis du Vin in that article as well as the article that I linked to … Continue reading

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An Afternoon Respite

We just recently got back from a short trip to Columbus, Ohio. You may think it is reckless to have Michigan license plates on your car and venture into the city, but all was fine and it was a wonderful … Continue reading

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“Wears Like a Pig’s Nose”

Isn’t that a great way to advertise a product? Actually it was, at the beginning of the last century. It was the slogan for Finck’s Overalls, which curiously are still in existence, but now known by another label. The Finck … Continue reading

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Mystery: The Monthly Wine Writing Challenge

“Oh, sweet mystery of life at last I’ve found you! At last, I know the secret of it all!” is the lines of the song that Madeline Kahn sings when she is with The Monster in “Young Frankenstein.”   Mystery … Continue reading

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Bordeaux and the Red Cross

The noble organization known generically as the Red Cross was aided by some of the greatest chateaus of Bordeaux during the War to End All Wars, also known as World War One.  The human carnage that was rampant during the … Continue reading

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