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2020 Bordeaux Futures -Variable but Limited Quantities of Some Very Fine Wines
2019 Bordeaux Futures - Update 6/29 -A Fine Vintage with Reduced Prices
Wednesday Tastings Suspended Again... - The CDC now recommends masks indoors in Boston. Straws through a mask don't work (We have tried). So we are sorry to suspend our in-store tastings until a better time. Our regular hours will continue to be: 9am - 6pm M - F, and 11am - 6pm Saturdays. Please come visit us then!
This Week's Tasting
Favorite French Roses + a Wine We Couldn't Resist
July 28, 2021Len writes, "This week, some of our favorite French roses, together with a delightful, very well-priced quasi-rose that took us by surprise." (Continue reading)
Last Week's Tasting
Southern Italian Gems
July 21, 2021Peter writes, "Last week combined a lot of interest and a lot of fun. We began the whites with the 2019 StattiCalabria Greco. Good start." (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. Please call 617.367.8605 for latest availability. Voted one of Whisky Magazine's "Icons of Whisky": 2011 and 2012 Scotch Retailer of the Year, USA.
Open for phone and email orders Mon-Fri 9am - 6pm, and Sat 11am - 6pm
Affordable Delicious Burgundy - July 14thOur Best Tasty Value Picks The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Focus Group Favorites, including the extraordinary Maritana Chardonnay - July 7thLast week they came, they swirled. This is what they liked. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Last Week's Tasting - June 30thGrill Wines - Red, White + Pink for the Red, White + Blue The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Summery Value Wines from Subtle to Vibrant - June 23rdWe were glad to see several old friends. Downtown is still largely depopulated, but some came quite a distance, and we always appreciate seeing them and you. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
New & Notable
2019 Casanova di Neri “Giovanni Neri” Rosso di MontalcinoNew and Special
2016 Ollier-Taillefer FaugeresSchist Speaks in a Deliciously Satisfying Red
Revisiting Valle Reale, Showing What “Terroir” Really Means2017 Valle Reale Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Vigneto di Sant’Eusanio + 2015 Valle Reale Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Vigneto di Popoli
Turn On Your Discovery Channel2018 Bussoletti Ciliegiolo Brecciaro Rosso + 2017 Bussoletti Colle Murello Bianco
2018 Clos St Fiacre OrleansAn Intriguing Red at a Great Price
2016 Selvapiana Chianti Rufina Riserva BucerchialeElegance Elegance Elegance
Johan VineyardsConnoisseur's Pinots at Reasonable Prices
2018 La Spinetta Langhe NebbioloDistinctive and Great
2016, The Perfect Brunello di Montalcino VintagePoggiotondo Brunello di Montalcino + Pietranera Brunello di Montalcino + Piancornello Brunello di Montalcino + Celestino Pecci Brunello di Montalcino
2020 Alphonse Mellot Sancerre MoussiereFine Sancerre from "One of the Best in the World"
A Tale of Two Chiaras, Pure Expressive Wines2018 Chiara Condello Sangiovese di Predappio + 2020 Chiara Clavolich Pecorino Aries
2019 Remi Jeanniard Morey St. Denis and Chambolle-MusignyFine Old Vine Vineyards
2018 Royal Tokay Furmint The OddityDry White Distinctive and Strong, Not Strange
New From Dievole2016 Dievole Vigna di Sessina Gran Selezione + 2016 Dievole Chianti Classico Tocca Stelle + 2018 Dievole Campinovi Bianco Toscana - Divine Wines from a Magical Place
Roberto VoerzioCelestial Barolo
2019 Tenuta Capofaro Malvasia Bianco Secco DidymeEnhanced Aromatics from Paradise
2017 Pinha Ribeiro Santo Dao ReservaCarlos Lucas - "Ella Baila La Portuguesa"
2017 Valle Reale Montepuliano d’Abruzzo Vigneto di Sant’EusanioThis One's For You
2017 Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Chiniera + 2017 Elio Grasso Barolo Ginestra Casa MateOnce Again-Sublime
Domaine Ninot Rully Gresigny 1er CruBurgundian Chardonnay Both Appealing & Complex
Defining Tradition Since 18702018 Barale Fratelli Barbaresco Serraboella + 2016 Barale Fratelli Barolo Castellero
Pieropan Soave Classico, 2018 La Rocca and 2017 CalvarinoElevating a Region to Greatness
2017 Bodegas Conde Valdemar Rioja ReservaHistoric Quality Persists
New Release - Thomas Perseval's Superb Hand-Crafted + Bold Champagnes"Generous with a capital G, full of gourmandise and authenticity."
2017 Lorenzo Negro AlbarossaWho Needs Another Red From Piedmont? We Do.
2020 Ch. Roquefort Cotes de Provence CorailOur Most Popular Provencal Rose
Observations on New Offers2020 Bordeaux
2016 Rocca di Castagnoli Chianti Classico Poggio a Frati Riserva PLUS: 2020 Ciacci Piccolomini Gourmet Tuscan Olive OilExquisite and Lingering
2017 Boggione Barolo BrunateLayered Subtle Mystery
Flavien Nowack Assemblage S A Extra BrutOne of the Brightest Stars of Champagne's Newest Generation
2019 Perrachon Julienas Roche Bleu - Vignes des Centenaires Cuvee SpecialExciting New Vintage of Two Fine Cru Beaujolais
2020 Negro Lorenzo San Martin Rosato + 2020 Cantina Valenti Poesia RosatoMineral Rosato Plus
2018 Domaine Pelle Menetou-Salon Morogues Les BlanchaisA "Top French Sauvignon Blanc" Gets Even Better
2017 Tenuta Santa Maria Valpolicella Classico RipassoDistinct Equilibrium
2018 Maison l'Envoyé Willamette Pinot Noir"Delicious, Lovely, Well Balanced – Terrific"
2020 Peyrassol Cuvee des Commandeurs Cotes de Provence RosePretty in Pink
2017 Complant Cabernet Sauvignon Beller VineyardA Cabernet Master's Elegant New Hand-Crafted Napa Cabernet
The Best from Garofoli, the Maestro of the Marche2016 Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Superiore Podium + 2015 Rosso Conero Riserva Grosso Agontano
2017 Valle Dell’Acate Cerasuolo di VittoriaCivilized Complexity and A Ridiculous Value
2015 Giovanni Rosso Barolo + 2016 Giovanni Rosso Etna RossoTable For Two?
2018 Raquillet Mercurey ChamireyDelicious Affordable Red Burgundy
2017 Dievole Chianti ClassicoA Magical Place in the Tuscan Hills
2018 Feudo Montoni Grillo Della Timpa + 2017 Feudo Montoni Perricone Vigna del CoreDiscovered and Rediscovered in Sicily
October 7th: Wine Dinner at Catalyst, Thursday, October 7th 2021, 6pmThree Delicious Reasons to Join Us in Cambridge... The Two Rocks, The Cook Who Heard the Siren’s Call + The Duets of a Talented Chef. Reserve now! Read on...
Single Malt Scotch
Dailuane 11 YO 59%Fine Under the Radar Speyside. Read on...
Torabhaig Distillery, Isle Of Skye - First Release - 2017 Legacy Series"If you manage to get a bottle, for Christ’s sake open it." - Dave Broom read on...
Introducing GlenAllachieBilly Walker Back at Last. read on...
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