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We Are Essential, and we are still here! However... - for the safety of staff and customers, Federal Wine will be open only for curbside pickup, and delivery as usual throughout the Greater Boston area. We apologize for any inconvenience. PLease do call us with your wine, beer and spirits needs at 617.367.8605. We will be here in the shop 9am - 6pm M - F, and 11am - 6pm Saturdays.
Upcoming Tastings -For the health and protection of both customers and employees, our weekly in-store tastings have been cancelled until further notice.
This Week's Special Selections
The Federal Shut In Case
April 1, 2020The Smooth and the Robust, a well rounded collection of French favorites. We continue to deliver both downtown and wherever you are, and provide curbside pickup if you prefer. (Continue reading)
Last Week's (Virtual) Tasting
Italian Solidarity Case - All Around the Mainland
March 25, 2020This was so popular last week that we ran out of one of the wines and had to make a substitution. Try some seafood with the 2017 Montecappone Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi. (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 for phone and email orders Mon-Fri 9am - 6pm, and Sat 11am - 6pm
Steve’s Social Isolation Relief Kit - March 18thThis was very popular last week. We continue to offer it. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Casa Emma Chianti - March 11thA very large turnout last week and for the last of our in-store tastings for the time being. Three wines stood out as the most purchased. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Cool Cool Climate Pinot Noirs - March 4thChemistry proved an apt name for the Chehelam Pinot Noir. It created just that with last week’s tasters ,popular because it delivered a lot of pure Pinot flavor at a very good price. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Revelations in Dry German Wine - February 26thSauvignon Blanc from Germany? Last week's most popular wine was just that. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
New & Notable
2015 Marques de Murrieta Rioja ReservaFirst Growth Rioja on sale
2016 Sottimano Barbaresco CottaThe Golden Standard
2018 La Spinetta Il Rose di CasanovaEverything You Want
Two Day Infectious Sale, Two Great Piemontese ProducersBrovia Barolo and Pelissero Barbaresco - Traditional and Modern Tradition
Wine and Soul2018 Guru Branco and 2015 Pintas Character...A Hint of the Garden of Eden in Your Glass
SOLD OUT, SORRY2016 Turley Zinfandel Old Vine
2017 Francois Villard Croze-Hermitage CertitudeDiscounted Syrah of Depth and Character
2011 Valle Reale Vigneto di Popoli Montepulciano d’AbruzzoElegant and Perfectly Mature for a Song
2015 Poderi Garona BocaThe Wine of Popes
2009 Le Guaite di Noemi Valpolicella RipassoThe New Superstar of Verona
An Offer of Older Bordeaux 1874-2013From excellently maintained cellars.
2018 Vincent Dauvissat ChablisLimited Release Offer
Vincenzo and the Legacy of Valdicava2015 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino + 2004, 2007, 2010 Valdicava Brunello di Montalcino Vertical Pack
Cantine RaoPeace in the Ecosystem
2016 La Spinetta Langhe Bianco Limited EditionAn Extraordinary Wine
Impeachment Special- 2012 Trump Blanc de BlancA Sparkling Wine for this Political Season
Martin Krajewski's Real ThingsClos Cantenac + Ch. Seraphine
2016 Tascante Etna Rosso Contrada - Exciting New Etna WinesA Tribute to Italian Elegance at its Best
A Limited Offer of a Fine Premier Cru White Burgundy2016 Michel Niellon Chassagne Montrachet Vergers 1er Cru
2015 Iota Vineyards ‘Not One Iota’ Pinot NoirQuality and Richness
2018 Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir + 2017 Hamilton Russell Pinot NoirDon’t Miss them. There will be no 2019
New Older Burgundies1s and 2s
Poggio La NoceCrazy Tuscan Wine and Olive Oil
2015 Clos du Moulin aux Moines Pernand Vergelesses Les CombettesVery Good White Burgundy at a Very Fair Price
2017 Smith + Hook Cabernet SauvignonComfort Wine for Comfort Food
2016 Ca Viola Barbera d’Alba BrichetA Little Magic in the Bottle
2014 Ch. Bouscasse MadiranCome for your health, Stay for the hearty flavors
Rémi Jeanniard Morey St. DenisFine, Precise and Poised
New Chablis from Thomas Pico’s Domaine Pattes Loup2017 Chablis Vent d’Ange + 2015 Chablis 1er Cru Butteaux
2014 Ramey Chardonnay Ritchie Vineyard Russian RiverGreat Deal on a Fine Chardonnay Coming into its Own
Tenuta Capofaro 2018 Didyme Malvasia Bianco Secco + 2016 Malvasia Bianco PassitoHeaven on Earth
2012 Proprieta Sperino UvaggioPiedmont's Past & Future
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Single Malt Scotch
Single Malt ListThe list has been updated as of March 11, 2020! Click "Older Wines and Rarities" above, or read on...
Tomatin 30 Y OGreat Deal on a Fine Highland Malt. read on...
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