Chateau Ste Michelle Chardonnay, Riesling, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

2013 Aug Pick 24

You’ll notice we have several wines from Chateau Ste. Michelle in this month’s selection of 24 highly rated wines, under $24, and for good reason. This winery located on 105 wooded acres in Woodinville, 15 miles northeast of Seattle, is Washington’s oldest and most acclaimed winery. Built on a 1912 estate owned by a prominent […]

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Spanish Tempranillo Wine

Inquisitive about Spanish wines?

Inquisitive about Spanish wines? Look no further than Jorge Ordonez’s 2010 Volver Tempranillo for just $12.99! Not long ago, many American tipplers would have turned up their noses at Spanish wine. After all, many of the Spanish wines available on the shelves here in the States were substandard Sherries and fusty Riojas; there was simply […]

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St Germain Spritz Recipe

Art of the Cocktail-St Germain Spritz

In my Art of the Cocktail series, last week I shared with you the amazing De Brillet Pear Liqueur. This week’s star is equally as delicious, but much more well-known. So well-known, in fact, that you have made this Vine & Table’s #1 selling liqueur of all time! You guessed it… St Germain!

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Art of the Cocktail-Belle De Brillet Daiquiri

For me, the art of the cocktail during the summer comes down to one word, simplicity. This means selecting drinks that are easy to make and create the least amount of cleanup, which allows you to get back to your friends, book, suntan or freckle spotting in my case! By having a few good spirits […]

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Our 5th Annual Whisky & Fine Spirits Expo!

Friday, October 4th is only 79 days away, and the one question we are repeatedly asked is, “When are the tickets for Whisky Expo going to go on sale?” Well, I can tell you that after months of behind-the-scenes work by the Vine & Table Whisky Expo team, we are just about ready. All is […]

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Cantina di Casteggio Oltrepo Pavese Pinot Nero 2010

Staff Pick-Off the Beaten Path

Pinot Nero is also known as Pinot Noir and usually when we are searching for a Pinot Noir we look to the USA or Burgundy, France. However, between Italy’s most famous wine regions, Tuscany and Piedmont, lies Lombardy. Best known for their sparkling wines, this region makes an outstanding Pinot Nero.

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Mike Grgich

Who is Mike Grgich?

Who is Mike Grgich? Arguably, the most influential winemaker in the New World. Celebrating his 90th birthday on April 1, 2013, Mike Grgich, winemaker and founder of the famous Grgich Hills Estate, may have had more influence on New World wines and their popularity and success than any other man in history. Inducted into the […]

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buy wine online, Lioco Chardonnay

White Wine Safari

Up for an Adventure? It doesn’t always require a full-fledged quest like a dive into the Great Barrier Reef or a climb up Mount Everest to satisfy the explorer in us. We can embrace our adventurous nature every day, and one of the most thrilling and satisfying ways is via the palate. So today Vine […]

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