One of the great pleasures –and occasionally curses – of living in the Midwest is the changing of the seasons and the change of activities and moods that follow. Who doesn’t love that first seasonal sip of hot cocoa when the old-man winter blows his first blast of chilly air? And who among us isn’t […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Being the foodies we are this is truly our favorite time of the year at Vine & Table. Our wealth of knowledge is put to the test daily as we make sure that each wine and food recommendation is absolutely perfect for your purpose. This year, we are making it even easier for you to […]
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?