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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 are 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.
The Federal Lithe and Lively Case
Have a Delicious Spring
May 7, 2020Spring seems a little hesitant this year, hope & the calendar say it's on its way. So this week a sextet of lighter, livelier wines for fresher springtime dishes. Some are tried and vetted favorites from previous offers. Some are new. All deliver a lot of scrumptious flavor for their price. (Continue reading)
Case of Confinement? Try this...
The Hits + Values Case
April 29, 2020Today another in our series of mixed cases to make your confinement a bit tastier. This is a collection of some of our greatest hits, many which we offer at much less than their normal prices to a great response. PLUS... Drew's Pick of the Week: B Nektar Punk Lemonade. We continue to deliver both downtown and wherever you are, and provide curbside pickup if you prefer. (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
The Small Pleasures Case + Drew's Local Craft Beer Favorites - April 15thFor our third stay-at-home Small-Pleasure case we’ve added some great new values we’ve come across to some of your favorites from our offers of the last few weeks. They can be ordered as our mixed case of two of each, or 12 of one wine or in any combination for the maximum discount. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
The Federal Shut In Case - April 1stThe Smooth and the Robust, a well rounded collection of French favorites. We deliver both downtown and wherever you are, and provide curbside pickup if you prefer. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Italian Solidarity Case - All Around the Mainland - March 25thThis 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. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
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
New & Notable
2018 Brigaldara Valpolicella ClassicoWorld's Greatest Light Red Value
2017 Marina Danieli SchioppettinoRediscovered Treasure from the North
2018 Montenidoli Canaiuolo RosatoAbsolute Purity from the Soul of Tuscany
2016 Renato Ratti Barolo MarcenascoNot Exactly Cool, Just Spectacular
Valdicava Brunello di MontalcinoOlder Vintages- We Need Something Great to Drink Now
2017 Domaine de la Motte Chablis Beauroy 1er CruPretty and Classic, Well Priced Too
2013 La Gerla Brunello di MontalcinoThe Rhythms of the Land
2017 Paul Janin Moulin a Vent Vignes du Tremblay2015 Alit Willamette Pinot Noir
2016 Selvapiana Chianti Rufina Riserva BucerchialeFlagship Estate of Chianti Rufina
Two Fine Complex Rosé Blends2019 Ch. Roquefort Cotes de Provence Corail + 2019 Martin Woods Willamette Rosé
Michelin Two Star Pinot Noir at an Everyday Price2015 Alit Willamette Pinot Noir
2011 Negro Lorenzo San Francesco Riserva Nebbiolo Magnum + 2019 Negro Lorenzo Roero RosatoPerfectionist Wines
2019 Commanderie de Peyrassol + 2018 Château SimoneThe Yin and Yang of Fine Provence Rosé
The World of Wine - 2016 Elio Grasso Barolo Single VineyardsGinestra Casa Mate, Gavarini Chiniera + 2013 Elio Grasso Barolo Runcot
2016 Georg Breuer Sauvage RieslingA Riesling Anthem In Full Voice
2016 Sottimano Barbaresco CottaThe Golden Standard
2015 Poderi Garona BocaThe Wine of Popes
2009 Le Guaite di Noemi Valpolicella RipassoThe New Superstar of Verona
Cantine RaoPeace in the Ecosystem
2016 La Spinetta Langhe Bianco Limited EditionAn Extraordinary Wine
2016 Tascante Etna Rosso Contrada - Exciting New Etna WinesA Tribute to Italian Elegance at its Best
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
Tenuta Capofaro 2018 Didyme Malvasia Bianco Secco + 2016 Malvasia Bianco PassitoHeaven on Earth
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Single Malt Scotch
Single Malt List (Please note - We are able to deliver Scotch only to addresses within Massachusetts.}The list has been updated as of May 21, 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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