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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The Best Price Ever On One Of The Best Whiskies Ever

Time is a funny thing. If you had told me five years ago that one of the most respected distilleries in the world would be from Taiwan I would have laughed. If you had then told me how many price jumps we would see in the world of whiskey I would have cried. Now with […]

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Our lowest-price EVER on Don Julio 1942

I must begin this email with a confession. When I first came to Vine & Table I was not what you would call the biggest tequila fan. Sure, I had taken part in the usual college dalliances. I’ve had my fair share of shots and Margaritas, but I never considered tequila a sipping spirit in […]

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Magnus means great, and Joseph Magnus Bourbon is exactly that

In our business you hear rumors, and all the rumors swirling around Joseph Magnus Straight Bourbon said this was a bottle we needed to try. A double gold medal winner with three different barrel finishes isn’t something you see every day. Imagine my pleasure when on first sip this proved to be everything I had […]

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Enjoy the spirit of autumn with Old County Goodness apple cider liqueur

Apples and cider are part of Indiana’s heritage. The legendary, albeit crazy, John Chapman (AKA Johnny Appleseed) spent the last years of his life in our state (his final resting place is in Fort Wayne) preaching his philosophy of peace, vegetarianism, and apples – distributing bags of seeds and planting orchards as he went. Never […]

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The Hidden Gems of Bourbon

With the bull market in bourbon not showing any sign of abating, “deal” is a word few bourbon drinkers are familiar with. We’ve come to accept that prices keep going up and we continue to drink our beloved spirit hoping that one day things will change. The trick has become to find the hidden gems […]

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Exceptional Limited Edition D-Day Calvados

Given that the Groult family distillery is located only a stone’s throw from the famous Omaha beach and the fact that the home and orchard were actually commandeered by German troops during the later parts of the war, it seems only fitting that they would produce a tribute to the D-Day invasion. To honor the […]

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