tom – in – towel

It sounds like my father at the beach! Alas it is not. What it is is, is probably one of the last few pieces in our jigsaw puzzle of Speyside distilleries. While we carry a very extensive collection of whiskies from the different regions including, mothballed (closed) and lost (gone forever) distilleries, we are still […]

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saison beer,

jordan’s top 5 saisons for spring

The Belgian Saison or Farmhouse Ale is one of the oldest styles of beer in the world. Yet, it has only recently grown in popularity in the U.S. These traditional beers that were originally brewed in the winter to be drunk in the spring and summer months are necessities this time of year. These are […]

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april’s malt of the month

Glendronach 12 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch It is no coincidence that Glendronach is my choice for April’s Malt of the Month. By the time you read this, I will have just returned from a trip to Scotland to visit this very distillery as part of Vine & Table’s exclusive single cask whisky program. […]

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slieve foy 8 year old single malt irish whiskey

slieve foy – irish whiskey of the year is dead

“Romantic Ireland’s dead and gone, It’s with O’Leary in the grave.” – William Butler Yeats The Irish have a peculiar way of talking about death. My sincere apologies for sounding morbid in the first line of this article, but that is just how I feel about this whole sorry situation. One of my favorite Irish […]

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Bols Genever Gin

genever – gin, but not as you know it…

When we think of gin today we think of the London Dry style, and well-known brands such as Beefeater and Tanqueray. But long before this style of gin was popular, people were consuming a very different spirit known as “genever” also known as “Geneva gin” or “Holland’s gin”. In the 17th century, Holland and Belgium […]

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my spring pick

When spring arrives I begin drinking lots of white wine. The days are a tad warmer and there is a nice stretch in the evenings. The deck and the grill are calling my name and with it the chance to relax after a hard day’s work (seriously my work can be hard!). And the wines […]

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April Pick 24

We are ever so grateful to Mother Earth for her huge bounty of grapes we so enjoy throughout the year! So in honor of Earth Day, which is just around the corner on April 22nd, we thought we would pay homage all month long and devote this month’s Pick 24 to some very delicious and […]

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