If you’ve been watching the beer section at Vine & Table over the last few months you may have noticed a particular new brew appear on the shelves. Last November we unveiled our first privately brewed beer, a Belgian Strong Ale with apricots that we dubbed “The Merchant of V&T.” The Merchant was the brainchild […]
You say Tomatin and I say Tomatin! Get it? That’s just a wee Irish joke I made up! Right, let’s get back to the whisky. Tomatin is one of Scotland’s biggest distilleries, situated in the Highlands just a bit south of Inverness. Its 12 copper pot stills pump out over 2.5 million liters of spirit […]
The holiday season may now be but a distant blur, your bar may be looking a little empty, and the last thing you want to do is shell out more money on expensive Scotch! Well I have the answer to all (well, most) of your problems- a delicious single malt that won’t break the bank […]
Few things say “special” just by their very nature than champagne. Just the very mention of it makes even an ordinary day feel like a special occasion. So much of what I do at home is inspired by what we do at Kahn’s Catering. So much of what we do at Kahn’s Catering is inspired […]
As the names on your gift list shortens, and you’re left with a few you just don’t know what to get, it is time to stop at Vine & Table. I mean, everybody has to eat and drink, so how can you really go wrong? Wrap up everyone on your hard-to-buy-for list at Vine & […]
What a difference a year makes! This time last year I was negotiating the purchase some of the last stocks of Bruichladdich (brook – laddie) single malt Scotch from their then-importer to the U.S. There was a huge logistical changeover taking place at the time, as the distillery (having being bought by Remy Cointreau in […]
At home, I’m a vodka drinker. Even at that, a pretty straight-forward one: grey goose, soda, lime. When I drink wine, I love Spanish reds. I’ve always found them to be easy drinking, “approachable”, such that they appeal to most palates. Outside of that, though, I’m lost when it comes to choosing wines. Maybe it’s […]
Variety counts! Include a variety of flavors, colors, textures and countries by selecting the cheese by the type of milk used. Choose cow, goat and sheep cheese. On average plan for each guest to eat 1-2 ounces of each cheese you serve.