We have recieved many phone calls about our temporary hours, so thought we would provide a full listing of our locations and current temporary hours of operation: VINE & TABLE CARMEL Indiana’s top retailer with 10,000 square feet of space housing Indiana’s best selection of wine, spirits and craft beers! 313 East Carmel Drive Carmel, […]

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A Hemmingway escape: Papa’s Pilar Marquesas Rum

We have been preaching the virtues of good rum for the last several years. From Agricoles to Jamaicans we’ve prided ourselves in bringing some of the best bottles the rum world has to offer right to the shelves of Indiana. Throughout this journey one name consistently arises, Papa’s Pilar. Named for Ernest “Papa” Hemingway, these […]

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This only happens once in a hundred years

I have some exciting news. For the first time in over 100 years all of the major Port houses have declared back-to-back vintages. There was actually some debate around whether or not they should because some of the larger houses have never done this, but in the end the quality of the 2017 ports spoke […]

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Break-out-the-grill spring filets & red wine

Recently, Jill and I spent the afternoon along the river in Holiday Park with the dogs. Spring is not far away and for me, that means it’s time to break out the grill. I love the tenderness of filet but the flavor always leaves me wanting more so here’s my recipe for dinner you should […]

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The Table side of V&T

Everyone remembers fondly those days when any man, woman or child could walk into 313 East Carmel Drive to find their favorite cheese monger slicing into a ten-pound wheel of Stilton or Manchego, offering up a sample and a smile while sushi rolls and dirty chai lattes were being made to order. Well, times changed […]

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Wines you didn’t know you wanted to be drinking

One of the best parts about being part of the team at V&T is constantly learning about new wines and grape varieties that I never knew- or, wines I might have read or heard about but never realized how delicious they could actually be before tasting them. It’s easy as a consumer to go for […]

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Union Des Grands Crus De Bordeaux

For those of us who love Bordeaux wines, and I count myself as such, one of the highlights of the year is the annual Union Des Grands Crus De Bordeaux .This traveling event takes place in 15 countries and over 60 different cities. The goal is to introduce the current vintage of Bordeaux wines to […]

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The Final Episode…

For the last year distillery after distillery has released special editions to celebrate the finale of the hit show Game of Thrones. Now, the final release has arrived and it would appear they have saved the best for last. What’s in the bottle with this one? 15 year old Mortlach that has been matured in […]

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