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Upcoming Tastings - Wednesdays - August 24th: Cutting Edge 2015 German Rieslings with Riesling Maven Stephen Bitterolf ~
This Week's Tasting
2015 German Rieslings From Cutting Edge Estates with Wine Maven Stephen Bitterolf
August 24, 2016Riesling is an extraordinary grape, certainly worthy along with Chardonnay and sauvignon to be called one of the noble white varieties. It has a strong individual character, but shows richer and more interesting flavors from the soils of the vineyards and regions in which it grows. (Continue reading)
Last Week's Tastings
Cru Beaujolais; So You Thought You Hated Gamay
August 17, 2016People tasted the sunlight, and the great differences in what a wine called Beaujolais can be. (Continue reading)
Boston's premier wine shop, offering an 8,000 bottle cellar of fine and rare wines from around the world. Join us for our free tastings Wednesdays, 5 - 7 pm.
We also carry a full line of spirits, ales and beers for all tastes and budgets, including a splendid selection of single malt Scotch. Voted one of Whisky Magazine's "Icons of Whisky": 2011 and 2012 Scotch Retailer of the Year, USA.
Open Mon - Fri 9am - 7pm, Saturdays 11am - 6pm, and closed Sundays
Weird Spanish Wines, and Gin on Thursday - August 10thPeter writes, "Last week we had some fun labels and very good wines. The whites were all praised for both the quality and the value." The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Bargain Summer Wines; The Light and the Serious - August 3rdOne of our intended wines last week got lost on the way to the tasting, so we had to find a last minute understudy. It garnered so much praise from the assembled critics, that we are making it a part of the regular cast. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Cool off with Apples, Honey, and Grain - July 27thDrew writes, "The tasting was a rousing success pretty much across the board. One would be hard pressed to single out one favorite above the others. Thank you to all of our tasters for this fun and wonderful evening." The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Italian Whites for Seafood - July 20thInteresting tasting last week in that almost every taster liked every wine. Nearly all the purchases were for mixed cases. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
New & Notable
2014 Meo CamuzetA More Classic Vintage
An Offer of Older Rarer Winesfrom an Impeccable Cellar
2014 Gilles TroullierA Modern Master in Syrah and Grenache
Fine, Mature Riserva Chianti at a Great Price2001 Prunatelli Chianti Rufina Riserva
2011 Von Schubert Maximin Grunhauser Weissburgunderhas SOLD OUT
Price Reduction on 2013 Ridge GeyservilleA Federal Wine Exclusive
The Best $40 Napa Cab You Can Get ~ 2009 Bell Cellars Cabernet SauvignonA Federal Wine Exclusive
Sought-after White BurgundiesSpecial Pricing Until Saturday, August 6, 2016
Badia a Coltibuono ~ 2009 Sangioveto and 2011 MontebelloLibrary Release and A Brand New Wine
Prearrival Offer of the Great 2015 JJ PrumsAn Offer of Rare Library Wines including Goldkapsul Auslese and Eiswein, direct from the Estate Cellars
A Wine We Love2014 Nicolas Jay Pinot Noir -Thanks Esther!
2010 Contratto Blanc de Blancs Pas DoseAmazing Value in Sparkling Wine
2008 Ezio Cocito Barbaresco Baluchin RiservaAmazing Barbaresco
'Sancerre' Bourguignon2014 Goisot St. Bris Corps de Garde
The Wines of San Felice - This Place is Different2011 Il Grigio da San Felice Chianti Classico Gran Selezione, 2011 San Felice Pugnitello, 2011 Campogiovanni Brunello di Montalcino
2011 Giovi Akraton Etna RossoSpecial Taste of Sicily
2013 Vietti Nebbiolo Perbacco and 2015 Proprieta Sperino Rosa del RosaPlaying the Value Card With Nebbiolo
Last Year's Most Popular Rose is even better in 2015, and less expensive, tooCh Roquefort Corail Rose
2011 Abadia Retuerta Sardon del Duero Seleccion EspecialSpanish Gem From the "Golden Mile"
2015 Azienda Agricole Reale Aliseo and 2013 Azienda Agricole Reale CardamoneThe Soul of the Amalfi Coast
Pure Olive Oil and WineLiving the Good Life
2011 Sandrone Barolo Le VigneThe Evolution of Barolo
2008 Paolo Scavino Barolo Riserva Bric del FiascRaising the Bar
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Single Malt Scotch
Tasting Recap:Gordon & MacPhail with Joe Swanson - sale prices until June 24, 2016
Single Malt Scotch TastingGordon & MacPhail - 4:30 P.M. OR 6:00 P.M. Instore, Thursday June 9th, 2016
See Our Single Malt ListClick on the Fine Wines and Rarities tab at the top of the page, then choose "Single Malt Scotch" from the category list.
Great Blog Article - June 26, 2013Bozkurt Karasu interviews Joe Howell about whiskey, life and Joe's philosophy of customer service. Find link here . . .
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