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 […]
Vine & Table sets the stage for Valentine’s Day with a FREE Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate Tasting on Wednesday, February 12!
Let’s face it, Valentine’s Day has gotten a little stale: dinner at a noisy, crowded restaurant that you can’t get a reservation at until 10 pm; a box of chalky chocolates that you nabbed at the drugstore on your way home from work; an overpriced card that leaves glitter scattered around your house for a […]
“Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” – Benjamin Franklin Those of you who have wandered into Vine & Table the last several months have probably noticed a new face hovering around the beer section. He was helpful (hopefully), cheerful (usually), and all too ready to chew your ear […]