Tag Archives: Sangiovese

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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A Planning Meeting

I am a graduate of the Detroit Public Schools and I am proud of the fact. I think that I have more fond memories of my Elementary and Junior High School days, but that is because my High School was … Continue reading

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“Dinner in Abruzzo”

I was reading the paper this morning and there was a supplement about a film festival in Detroit and one of the films was “Dinner in Abruzzo: A Journey Home with My Culinary Godfather” and it featured two of the … Continue reading

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Ciao Amici’s

We were going to have dinner the other night with The Caller and his wife, but he was not up to it, so we will have to reschedule for another time. The Caller enjoys his food and his wine and … Continue reading

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My Sister’s Birthday

We had a surprise birthday for my Sister, as she attained a milestone year, but we shall leave it at that, as it would not be gentlemanly of me to give out her age.  This surprise party went perfectly without … Continue reading

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“You Make Me Feel So Young”

“Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.” Is one of the most famous lines ever uttered by a Mafia Caporegime in cinema history. That line of dialogue brought uneasy laughter after watching a gangland killing in a Cadillac. How can one … Continue reading

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I Like Italian

I guess a running theme that I tend to write about is Italy. I like Italian wines and I like Italian food. In my little ethnic ghetto that I grew up in in Southwest Detroit, beyond my own extended family … Continue reading

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