confessions of a….

I have a confession – I’m a Moscato Drinker! Yep, there you have it, I drink Moscato, but I am not the only one. Moscato sales have soared with an astounding 70% increase in 2011. Originally Moscato was that little wine in the Italian restaurant you’d start your evening with, but now you can find […]

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the irishman’s inside scoop…

Woodford Reserves Double Oaked should be sitting our shelves by the time you read this. This is the much anticipated creation from Woodford’s Master Distiller Chris Morris. Chris set about to create a big brother to parent company Brown-Forman’s flagship brand, Woodford Reserve Bourbon. In essence the Double Oak is comprised of regularly aged Woodford […]

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world whisky day – the aftermath…

I reckon that there were a few sore heads on Wednesday morning, given that a few cars were left in our car park when I was leaving late on Tuesday night! World Whisky Day arrived after months of anticipation from enthusiasts the world over.  Vine & Table was flying the Indiana flag by hosting our […]

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April Pick 24

Spring is officially finally here, YAY! To celebrate I have brought in a couple of fun new wines starting with a bubbly Voveti Prosecco. Vovetti meaning ‘to promise’ is a nice bracing Prosecco that offers vibrant fruit and refreshing bubbles. This month we are starting the season off right with a couple of beautiful Austrian […]

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patio pounders!

Since spring decided to show up a little early this year, and the weather has been getting so warm that the trees have been whistling for dogs, it’s high time to change up the contents of the beer fridge.   If you are like me, when the weather is this nice and “beer:30” seems to beckon […]

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‘The Manhattan Project’

Last Saturday I had several people come into the store looking for some really unique spirits?  I was taken aback by all of the requests; but after my third customer I had figured it out. The Wall Street Journal had published an article that day called ‘The Manhattan Project’. The article was a boozy look […]

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a rare treat for single malt enthusiasts

Every year the drinks giant Diageo, releases a special set of single malts. The company now owns 30 distilleries in Scotland alone. So with that many distilleries in its possession it has quite a few casks to choose from. However, here is the thing, not all of these distilleries are in production or even exist […]

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high west rendezvous rye

a rye revival…

I traveled to Chicago a few years ago for my first ever Whisky Fest which was put on by Malt Advocate (now known as Whisky Advocate). For those of you who have never been, let me explain. Whisky Fest is all about whisky (you would never have guessed that, would you!) of every type and […]

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