Summer in a Glass

What is Joseph reading? Throughout the years of working the floor as a Sommelier, running Vine & Table, teaching wine classes at the collegiate level and having my own consulting company, the question I have heard the most is “How do you know so much about wine?” I think the answer is more than just […]

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Allow us to Introduce Bourgoin Cognac Micro Barrique

There is a wide world of spirits out there waiting to be explored. Sure, we all have our favorite potent potables but deep within most spirits connoisseurs there is the desire to branch out and see what lies just around the corner. At Vine & Table we wholeheartedly support that exploration. We also understand that […]

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Armorik: the entire line is worthy of attention

If you were to ask the average person on the street to name, the largest consumers of whisky per capita you would receive a plethora of answers. Scotland, Ireland, and the good old United States would probably get nods. Some might think of the Asian market and throw out a guess of China or Japan. […]

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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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