80 pounds of Pure Bliss

Being part Italian, I’m a little partial to all things from the beautiful boot country, whether the language, the wine or the food! The cheese of my ancestral homeland is no different. Who doesn’t love a hearty Pecorino or the luxurious Sottocenere?  Although, NOTHING can top straight-from-the-wheel Parmigiano-Reggiano!

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a learning experience…

Last Friday we launched Vine & Table’s first in-store Flash Sale. A Flash Sale is a limited-time offer of high discounts. Groupon is probably the most recognizable online Flash-Sale company. The period of time for a flash sale can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

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the featured four: don’t tell the germans…

The Reinheitsgebot, also known as the German Beer Purity Law, states that water, barley, and hops are the only ingredients allowed in the production of beer.  Written in 1516, the law was updated in the 1800’s upon the discovery of the microorganisms involved in the brewing process, yeast.  It was not until 1988 that the […]

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abc…anything but chardonnay

Over the last couple of months, we’ve been chatting about Chardonnay and you’ve told me what you like and don’t like about the ones you’ve tasted.  The common thread in many of these conversations:  The big butterball style chardonnay is so last season.

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gruyere – a classic that is right for tonight

Gruyere is generally known as one of the finest cheeses for baking and it is so versatile, I am sure it is perfect for what you are making tonight. In quiche, Gruyere adds a savory quality without overshadowing the other ingredients.  It is a good melting cheese, particularly suited for fondues, along with Vacherin and […]

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cheese…a love affair!

My passion for cheese began in December of 1996 with the birth of my dream store and the arrival of my first real cheese order.  Six months prior, I had planned, researched and envisioned a gourmet market with unique artisan products.  But the truth was I had little or no retail experience unless you consider […]

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have your cake, eat it and drink it too!

There is a reason why Tortuga Rums from the Cayman Islands has become our top seller here at Vine & Table. The reason is you and your good taste. Most people who visit Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands will ultimately get to sample the product that is synonymous with the white beach paradise, Tortuga […]

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