…to Vine & Table’s 3rd Annual Whisky & Fine Spirits Expo which will be held on Friday, October 28th 2011 at The Montage at Allison Pointe. This is an event like no other in the State of Indiana or the Midwest for that matter.
Grower Champagnes are Champagnes that are produced by the same estate that owns the vineyards from which the grapes come. This is more unusual than one might think. Large Champagne houses, such as Veuve Cliquot, Moet & Chandon, Mumm, etc may use grapes sourced from as many as 80 different vineyards from all over the […]
In the wine world anyway. If you’ve learned anything about me these past few months, it’s that I love Rosé wines in the summer. I feature them a lot in our tastings here at Vine & Table: they’re perfect for this time of year, and they’re so misunderstood and underappreciated that someone’s got to spread […]
Welcome. I hope you will join me and my colleagues on this new platform for Vine & Table. I am very excited to see it finally come to fruition. We have all worked hard to get to this point where we can communicate more effectively with you. All of the buyers here, me included, have […]
Spending the better part of the last month in the beer cooler avoiding the heat has given me the opportunity to check out some new beers. These are either newly released or just beers that I haven’t tried; but what keeps happening is that every week I try one that I can’t believe I haven’t […]
I close the shop Friday evenings and since last Friday night was pizza-night at my house, I had to have a pizza wine, and of course I immediately thought of Mollydooker. Having done that I was also reminded of the huge Mollydooker following we have. Last year we sold A LOT of cases of Mollydooker […]
Why do I love wine? Why does anybody love wine? Memories… memories of a special occasion with family and friends or memories of the first time you splurged on a beautifully bold Merlot. I’ve been hooked ever since my first Dom Perignon on a New Year’s Eve long, long ago (and no, I’m not telling […]
Have you noticed lately that some wineries no longer print the varietal breakdown on their labels? Rumor has it that the consumer, you and I alike, judge wines by the grapes themselves and not by the most important quality – taste. It’s not that a certain grape is bad but more of a misconception that […]