Tag Archives: Tempranillo

Populis Wabi-Sabi

Yes, I did a double-take reminiscent of some of the old stand-by comics of the Golden Age of Cinema when I heard the name of this wine.  The name was very unique and my brain was trying to conjure up … Continue reading

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Two from the Continent

There I was trying some new wines at The Fine Wine Source in Livonia and I was just amazed at the range of wines that were being offered.  With the use of the Coravin system the wines poured were all … Continue reading

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Two Enjoyable Reds

We were getting to the end of the evening and there were still more wines to taste at D. Vine Fine Wines. I really had no problem, getting a new education on the last two wines and eagerly waiting to … Continue reading

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I Am Impressed

We went to have a Christmas dinner with The Wine Raconteur Jr and his family. He chose his own nom de plume when he wrote his first guest article for me years back. I have known this young man since … Continue reading

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Some Future Wines

The last day that my Sister-in-Law was in town we were going to go out for brunch, but there was about an hour or more wait, so she wanted to go see the wine shop that I had taken her … Continue reading

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Aerie

Aerie is the most fitting name for a restaurant that sits atop the Tower at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. While the resort sounds like it should be in Traverse City, it is actually a bit north of there … Continue reading

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The Out of Towners

Our family in Louisville came up for a family function and I was playing phone tag with my Bride about when we could all get together. The question was whether my Bride should wait for me or if I should … Continue reading

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