I recently took home a bottle of Concannon Crimson & Clovers red blend for movie night. Considering the name of the wine, I felt it only appropriate to watch The Runaways, the story of Joan Jett. Not a bad movie although I could have used a little more info on Lita Ford, as it portrayed […]
I have two lists to be precise. One is a personal list of things that I am hoping to accomplish, such as remember my wife’s birthday and learn to not leave my tea bag in the mug after a cuppa. The other is my Single Malt Scotch Bucket List. For those of you who may […]
Everything from IPAs to Stouts and Ciders, here are Nick’s Holiday Picks and Vine & Table’s 10 Best-Selling Beers of 2011:
Our collection of single malt and blended Scotch has grown considerably in the past year. There have been a number of reasons for this. Firstly, there has been an explosion of interest from consumers looking for whiskies that are a little off the radar of most retailers. Secondly, people are drinking better and are willing […]
First, who knows what an oenophile is? Oenophile is most easily defined as a lover of wine, a connoisseur, or as I like to call myself, a Cork Dork. Do you have an oenophile on your list this year? If so, maybe I can help; this wine lover went home and started looking at all […]
It’s not so much about shopping fast as it is about convenience and saving time, right? So for some of us that means shopping at midnight in our jammies! And, as you know, in today’s online world you can buy just about anything via the internet; but did you know that includes wine, spirits and […]
I recently attended a wine tasting at Carrol & Co. to meet Bo Barrett with Chateau Montelena. The man that put Napa Valley on the map. That’s right, Bo Barrett from Chateau Montelena. How is that do you ask?
Indy’s 3rd Annual Whiskey & Fine Spirits Expo has finally arrived! Product is here, our special guests are in town and we’ve a sell-out crowd. We couldn’t be more pleased. As I put the finishing touches together, I thought if you are joining us tomorrow you would appreciate a sneak peek at a couple of […]