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September is National Bourbon Month!

September 22 , 2017

We are always open at KAPPYS.COM and the Kappy’s App (Download now for Apple and Android) September is National Bourbon Month. With the temperature theoretically cooling down a bit it is the perfect time to celebrate America’s “native spirit”.  Bourbon can be enjoyed in numerous ways, whether you are using it in a classic or… Read More »

Oktoberfest

September 15 , 2017

We are always open at KAPPYS.COM and the Kappy’s App (Download now for Apple and Android) It’s a special time of year when we bid a reluctant farewell to the summer months and swap out shorts and flip flops for sweaters and flannels. The last of the lemony, summer wheat beers and shandies are vanishing… Read More »

Celebrate Pinot Noir Day

September 01 , 2017

Pinot Noir. The ficklest of grape varietals, but also the most seductive. It needs the right kind of soil, temperature, and rainfall amount to excel (the combination of these natural elements which the French call “terroir”). Remove any one of those requirements and it will likely result in a wine that is either overripe and unbalanced,… Read More »

Rosé Appreciation 101 at Kappy’s U

September 01 , 2017

Dry Rosé has become one of the most popular varieties of wine. It gets high grades for versatility, pairing deliciously with salmon or chicken, and anything off the grill. Dry Rosés come in many grape varietals and shades, and from all over the world. Here’s your homework. Watch our latest video then put our Dry… Read More »

Celebrate National Pinot Noir Day – Friday, August 18th!

August 18 , 2017

Pinot Noir – The most fickle of grape varietals, but also the most seductive. It needs the right kind of soil, temperature, and rainfall amount to excel (the combination of these natural elements which the French call “terroir”). Remove any one of those requirements and it will likely result in a wine that is either… Read More »

Class is in session at Kappy’s University of Drinkable Arts

August 04 , 2017

Beer Appreciation 101 is the first in an ongoing series of beer, wine and spirits videos taught by our libation experts. Let Kappy’s teach you everything you need to know about the drink affectionately known as brewski, suds, hop juice and barley pop.

Top 10 Summer Drinks

June 21 , 2017

Recently we ran a fun poll on Facebook geared towards picking the top summer drinks. The response was nothing short of amazing. Since today is the first day of summer, we wanted to share these favorites with you. These drink recipes are delicious and perfect for your next BBQ or summertime party. Speaking of party, download… Read More »

Top 4 Memorial Day Party Planning Ideas

May 25 , 2017

Memorial Day marks the unofficial kick-off of the summer vacation season, and (hopefully) the beginning of ideal weather to break out the grill and have a barbecue. A lot of holidays have their signature beers: St. Paddy’s has Guinness, Halloween has an ever-growing multitude of pumpkin beers, but Memorial Day doesn’t necessarily have a traditional… Read More »

Two Beautiful Sancerres From Gerard Fiou

April 26 , 2017

The transition from winter to spring brings about my favorite seasonal change in wine.  Sure, the autumn to winter descent into big, burly reds has its allure, but what I get really excited about is the onset of dry French rosés and bright, crisp whites.  I’m eating lighter this time of year, more vegetables and… Read More »

Get to Know Your Customers Day

April 20 , 2017

Today is “Get to Know Your Customers Day”, we here at Kappy’s Fine Wine & Spirits are reminded of the thing that has made us so successful over the past 75 years: YOU!  Without customers, of course, no business will last, but it’s only with great customers that a business will truly thrive.  We are… Read More »

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