Entries by Josh

Free Wine Tasting and Chair Massage

We’re Making Some Changes – Please Read We’re making some fun and educational changes to our free week end tastings.  First of all, we’re adding a blind tasting component to Friday’s tasting, and we’ll be slimming down the number of wines we announce for Saturday’s shindig.  From now on, for Friday’s tasting from 3 to 6, […]

Great Asian Food In Atlanta

If you find Asheville’s Asian dining scene lacking, I can’t recommend a trek to Atlanta highly enough.  Just outside of downtown Atlanta lies Buford Highway, a stretch of road populated by a number of Asian eateries where the food is about as authentic as you can find in the southeastern United States.  One major complaint […]

The Truth About Cheap, Mass Produced Wines

This piece was contributed by Lex Alexander of 3 Cups in Chapel Hill.  If you’re ever down that way, it is a great store led by a great staff.  At Table Wine, we strive to meet these same standards in the wines we choose for the store.  As Lex says below, these are factory wines…..I […]

Great Champagnes For Toasting 2011

  Here are my top picks for sparkling wines and Champagnes for toasting this New Year’s Eve.  100% “Grower Champagnes”, meaning these folks own their vineyards and monitor quality from vine to bottle.  Yeah, you could easily run down to your big box store and snag a bottle of one of the big name brands […]

Christmas Dinner Wines

What will you be serving and eating for Christmas dinner this year?  Whereas Thanksgiving is all about turkey and root vegetables, many folks go a little more elaborate and luxurious for Christmas.  Why not, it only comes once a year, and it’s a great excuse to prepare a meal fit for royalty.  Standing rib roast, […]

Monastrell Madness!!!

2003 Primitivo Quiles Raspay Reserva  Many customers have spent a considerable amount of time staring at this bottle of wine at the store.  It has probably one of the most confusing labels in the history of wine labels, so I’m here today to de-mystify it and write about it.  The name of the producer is […]

Table Wine – Family Estate Wines in South Asheville

“Real Wine” in South Asheville Table Wine was recently opened by wine industry veteran Josh Spurling, who got his start in the wine business in 1998.  The store is located just 5 minutes south of the Biltmore Estate at 1550 Hendersonville Road in the AAA Travel Center.  Our hours are 11-7 Monday through Friday and […]

Grape Nuts Wine Club

Nutty About Grapes?  Become a Grape Nut!   Becoming a Grape Nut officially makes you a Table Wine VIP!  The perks are many and the fee is small.  How can you lose?  With your membership come the following perks and incentives: Upon joining, you retain the services of your own Personal Wine Consultant, aka Josh!  […]