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As Massachusetts' leading packie, no one knows more about the beer, wine and spirits business, products and trends around here. A bottomless pitcher of insights and information, consider this your destination to be educated and inspired.

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Wine Pairing Conundrum Decoded

November 17 , 2017

From a culinary viewpoint, Thanksgiving is not the most user-friendly holiday when it comes to pairing wine. Actually, it can be an outright nightmare. I mean, really, is there any one wine that works with the sweetness of yams, the tartness of cranberry sauce, the buttery, creamy richness of mashed potatoes drenched in gravy, and… Read More »

A Spirited Halloween Blog

A Spirited Halloween!

October 27 , 2017

Halloween is the day children get to dress up and run around the neighborhood collecting candy. It is also a time for adults to dole out that candy, but before we do that why not have a little fun? While I am not a fan of costume parties, I am a big fan of a… Read More »

The Art of Gin

October 02 , 2017

Stay ginformed with Kappy’s ongoing series of beer wine and spirits videos. Our latest distills the facts about gin in 30 seconds. A fermented grain with added juniper, today’s gins are artfully infused with aromatic notes such as lemon, licorice and basil to add subtle harmony. Watch our video, then put your taste buds to… Read More »

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 »

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