Some $10 Values

1. Paxis, Portugal, 2013 “90 Points” – Wine Enthusiast Best Buys This dark, structured wine, with its balanced blend of Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca and Tinta Roriz, is firm with tannins and dense berry fruits. Full in the mouth, it is a concentrated wine that brings out a strongly chalky texture. The wine is still … More Some $10 Values

Whisky 101: Peat

Whiskey 101: Peat Most whisk(e)y enthusiasts share a lot of common ground. Whether it’s Scotch or Bourbon, Irish or Japanese, most imbibers share the passion across the wide variety of styles available across the globe.  One of the most polarizing topics in the whisky world, however, is that of “peaty” single malt scotches.  It is … More Whisky 101: Peat

Simple Cocktail Recipe: Maple Old Fashioned

Maple Old Fashioned Recipe… In the past decade there has been a widespread resurgence in the world of cocktails. Thrown back into mainstream consciousness, this renewed interest was cultivated through multiple pop culture references and alongside a growing appreciation for refined culinary experiences that often highlighted new foods and drinks. It wasn’t long ago that the world of cocktails … More Simple Cocktail Recipe: Maple Old Fashioned

Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbon Review

The most recent addition to the ever-growing list of single barrel whiskey selections made by our store arrived a few weeks back.  This latest member of the barrel selection portfolio is a new version of one of our previous favorite store picks: Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbon that was personally selected by us at Caputi’s … More Russell’s Reserve Single Barrel Bourbon Review

Macallan 12 Year Old Double Cask Whisky Review

Last Wednesday night our Whiskey Club gathered for its first event of 2017.  What better way to ring in the new year than with some excellent single malt scotches.  This particular meeting featured products from The Macallan Distillery, one of which was the newly released 12 Year old Double Cask.  It received almost unanimously glowing reviews … More Macallan 12 Year Old Double Cask Whisky Review