One of our best-selling single malt Scotches over the last number of years has been the wonderfully smoky Ardbeg Ten Years Old. This wee peaty beast in its unmistakable green bottle packs a punch in the flavor department, with its heady phenolic character and intense smoky aromas bursting forth when the cork is popped. Unfortunately, […]
Now that the World Cup is underway I think that the time is right to release one of the best deals in cachaça that I have ever seen! If you are planning on whipping up batches of Caipirinha cocktails this weekend while watching the best soccer teams in the world, then this deal is for […]
It seems like there is always something new in the craft beer scene. Whether it’s new hop varietals or finding the newest additive to give a beer that extra kick, brewers are constantly trying to find an angle to set their products apart. Williams Brothers, from Alloa, Scotland, decided to look to the past to […]
If you’re like me, Tax Day is your favorite day of the year. The paperwork, the reconciliation, and the filing all fill me with joy. Is there a more uplifting… ok, by now I’m sure you can feel the sarcasm dripping from this prose. Nobody enjoys tax season (except perhaps my accountant neighbor). But there […]
Friends, your humble beer guy would like to tell you a story. A few months into my tenure at Vine & Table, a gentleman approached me with an intriguing new product he had created: Chapman’s Ale Cider. It tasted like an incredibly dry cider with a malt backbone and was unlike anything I had tried […]
The Beyer family has been an integral part of the wine business in Alsace, France since 1580. This family estate, with 19 hectares of vineyards on slopes rich in limestone and clay near Eguisheim, is currently under the management of Christian Beyer, who represents the 14th generation of producers.
Let’s face it- life moves fast these days. I’m not complaining, as this ever-changing world has spawned fantastic innovations in almost every area of our lives. Beer has certainly benefitted. Hundreds of new breweries opened in the last year alone. Sometimes, however, in all that rush we start to take things for granted. Shortcuts are […]
Join us at Vine & Table on Saturday, January 25th, anytime between noon and 2:00 pm as we celebrate Robert Burns Day with the launch of Glenmorangie’s 5th Private Edition Bottling, Companta. Companta means friendship in Scots Gaelic, and how appropriate that this whisky is being released on the birthday of Scotland’s national poet, most […]