The wines of Dave Phinney and Orin-Swift Cellars capture the imagination in a way unlike almost any we know of. It all starts some of the most intriguing and compelling labels and packaging in the business. These never fail to entice you in as to what lurks beneath the cork! From the now infamous and […]
Few things say “special” just by their very nature than champagne. Just the very mention of it makes even an ordinary day feel like a special occasion. So much of what I do at home is inspired by what we do at Kahn’s Catering. So much of what we do at Kahn’s Catering is inspired […]
As the names on your gift list shortens, and you’re left with a few you just don’t know what to get, it is time to stop at Vine & Table. I mean, everybody has to eat and drink, so how can you really go wrong? Wrap up everyone on your hard-to-buy-for list at Vine & […]
At home, I’m a vodka drinker. Even at that, a pretty straight-forward one: grey goose, soda, lime. When I drink wine, I love Spanish reds. I’ve always found them to be easy drinking, “approachable”, such that they appeal to most palates. Outside of that, though, I’m lost when it comes to choosing wines. Maybe it’s […]
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.
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 […]
Concannon is a winery of firsts- established in 1883 by James Concannon, it was the first successful winery to be founded by an Irish immigrant, first to make California’s Bordeaux style white blend, first to hire a professional female winemaker, and the first to introduce America to Petite Sirah. No wonder the winery is known […]
We all know wine is serious business, but once in a while a product comes to our attention that reminds us that wine can be awfully fun too. The 2011 Misfits Wine Co. Cycle Buff Beauty is a hoot – from its label, reminiscent of something out of a James Bond movie (think scantily clad […]