Our lowest-price EVER on Don Julio 1942

I must begin this email with a confession. When I first came to Vine & Table I was not what you would call the biggest tequila fan. Sure, I had taken part in the usual college dalliances. I’ve had my fair share of shots and Margaritas, but I never considered tequila a sipping spirit in […]

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Amor d’ Amaro

I love Italian amari. These regional bitters offer a style and flavor for every palate – for example, Aperol and Fernet are considerably different. In Amaro Meletti, I’ve finally found an Italian bitter that hits a middle ground and is a solid introduction to the category. From the Meletti family, who have been making a […]

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Say “Howdy!” to your new vermouth, Partner

We are in the golden age of vermouth – not too many years ago the average drinker was aware of basically one brand, Martini (here in Indiana, Cinzano vermouth featured prominently in the 1979 film Breaking Away, but that didn’t really do the brand any favors as the Cinzano Bicycle Team were the villains). Our […]

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Wathen’s “Barrel Proof” V&T Bourbon has arrived

I have always said that relationships matter in this business and when it comes to getting our hands on good casks, good relationships are crucial. We have had a long relationship with Charles and Sam Medley, owners of Wathen’s Bourbon, over the years, which proved exceedingly fruitful this year as Vine & Table was chosen […]

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Magnus means great, and Joseph Magnus Bourbon is exactly that

In our business you hear rumors, and all the rumors swirling around Joseph Magnus Straight Bourbon said this was a bottle we needed to try. A double gold medal winner with three different barrel finishes isn’t something you see every day. Imagine my pleasure when on first sip this proved to be everything I had […]

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Enjoy the spirit of autumn with Old County Goodness apple cider liqueur

Apples and cider are part of Indiana’s heritage. The legendary, albeit crazy, John Chapman (AKA Johnny Appleseed) spent the last years of his life in our state (his final resting place is in Fort Wayne) preaching his philosophy of peace, vegetarianism, and apples – distributing bags of seeds and planting orchards as he went. Never […]

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The Hidden Gems of Bourbon

With the bull market in bourbon not showing any sign of abating, “deal” is a word few bourbon drinkers are familiar with. We’ve come to accept that prices keep going up and we continue to drink our beloved spirit hoping that one day things will change. The trick has become to find the hidden gems […]

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