Peter Ryan, Aussie extraordinaire, joins the Vine & Table team

It is with great excitement that we welcome Peter Ryan, the newest member of the Vine & Table team. Peter joins Damian Logan as a wine buyer and brings with him a lifetime of wine knowledge. Born in Australia and raised in both the Land Down Under and Europe, Peter had the good fortune of […]

read more

The search for the next great cask, Scotland – Day 2 part 4

One of the things that I love to see is new V&T customers, and regular customers too, wander into our Scotch whisky room and just stand there as minutes tick by, taking it all in and then coming alive when they discover that we do indeed have that Scotch expression they had been looking for, […]

read more

The search for the next great cask, Scotland – Day 2 – Part 2

Denis visits the picturesque distillery of Edradour in his quest to bring you the next great whisky cask…. The search for the next great cask for Vine & Table can seem terribly romantic and it is to a degree. Flying to Scotland, eating haggis, and drinking whisky are all great fun. However there is a […]

read more

J. Rieger’s Kansas City Whiskey mixes things up

“Rectified.” For decades this word has been treated as the closest thing the whiskey world has to a curse, and for good reason. Rectified whiskies are a creation of the second half of the 19th century. Producers would add juice, caramel syrup, or other spirits to their whiskies in order to improve flavor. They did […]

read more

BBQ’s BFF- Robert Hall Zinfandel!

Robert Hall Zinfandel is a great summertime red. Besides being robust enough to retain its flavor and character even when chilled, this wine pairs really well with grilled meats. The flavors of black cherry and ground pepper work nicely with everything from ribeye steaks to pork ribs. And at just $18.99 a bottle, a savings […]

read more

The search for the next great cask – Day 2 – Part 1

Denis visits the picturesque distillery of Edradour in his quest to bring you the next great whisky cask…. How does one prepare oneself for a day spent consuming copious samples of whisky? With a gut-busting full Scottish breakfast. On the menu this morning was a steaming bowl of porridge, followed by rashers (bacon), sausages, black pudding […]

read more

The search for the next great cask – Scotland Day 1

Denis visits the village of Blackford in his quest to bring you the next great whisky cask…. Landing in Edinburgh is always a great feeling; it doesn’t matter if the sun is shining or the clouds are grey and dampness hangs in the air. The sense of familiarity comes flooding back to me once I […]

read more