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The Return of Wednesday Tastings - Update 4-6-22 -We've all missed our free regular tastings...read on for the latest news!
This Week's Tasting
The May Federal Case
May 18, 2022Seasonably Cool & Fun (Continue reading)
Last Week's Tasting
Anthony + Olive Hamilton Russell
May 11, 2022"One of the New World's leading producers of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay." - Decanter. It would be fair to say Anthony and Olive Hamilton Russell lived up to the hype. (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
Conde Valdemar Rioja - May 4thPeter writes, "Rioja expert Ana Fabiano led tasters through a flight of Riojas from Conde Valdemar. From the beginning, we hoped that tasters would get a sense of the quality, credibility, and fine value of these wines." The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Byron Kosuge - April 27thPeople were impressed with Byron's quiet expertise and felt they had learned a lot about winemaking from his explanations of how he applied them. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Affordable Burgundy and Friends - April 20thSome division among the tasters last week... The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Holiday Wines - April 13thThe inimitable Bob Zohn conducted a lively tasting. He reported: "Everybody really had all positive comments on all six wines."" The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
New & Notable
Rocca di Castagnoli - The ideal in Chianti Classico2016 Chianti Classico Riserva Poggio A Frati + 2016 Chianti Classico Gran Selecione Stielle
2019 Michelot Bourgogne and 2018 Francoise + Denis Clair Santenay Clos GenetTwo Delicious Estate Red Burgundy Inflation Fighters
Our Most Popular Provencal Rosé + a Fresh, Fragrant Rosé Discovery2021 Ch. Roquefort Cotes de Provence Rose + 2021 Ch la Blaque Pierrevert Rose
Great Unique Hits from South and North Italy2020 Caravaglio Malvasia Bianco Secco + 2019 E Prie di Anfasso Lorenzo Rossese di Dolceacqua
2014 Baumard Savennieres Clos du PapillonA Wonderfully Mature Loire Chenin Blanc
2021 La Spinetta Il Rose di CasanovaA Glass of Tuscan Spring
The Best of Abruzzo - 2015 Valle Reale Montepulciano d’Abruzzo San Calisto (plus Umbrian Olive Oil)Authentic, Historic, Outstanding
2020 Joel Curveux Pouilly FuisseFine Wine, Fine Vintage, Great Price
2019 Domaine Pelle Menetou-Salon Morogues Les BlanchaisThe Best ‘Sancerre’ Outside Sancerre
Elegance Revisited2018 Selvapiana Chianti Rufina Riserva Bucerchiale + 2016 Casa Emma Chianti Classico Riserva
2017 Prats + Symington ChryseiaCan Portugal Produce a Grand Cru Red?
2016 Luigi Oddero Barolo ConventoHistory and Value Together
A Dream Comes True, A Rising Star Arrives2019 Chiara Condello Sangiovese di Predappio + 2018 Chiara Condello Sangiovese La Lucciole Riserva
A Fine and Deep Northern Rhone Syrah2019 Chave Selection St. Joseph Offerus
2019 Clos St. Antonin Plan de Dieu Cotes du Rhone VillagesPerhaps the Best Yet
Gold Stars of Verona2013 Serego Alighieri Vaio Armaron Amarone della Valpolicella + 2017 Serego Alighieri MontePiazzo Valpolicella Superiore
2018 Fattoria Nanni Verdicchio OriginiBuy a Great White Wine for the Better Weather Coming
2020 Podere Monastero La Pineta Pinot NeroThe Best Italian Style Pinot Noir
Domaine Karanika Extra Brut Cuvee Rose + 2018 Melitzana Naoussa Xinomavro“Champagne” and “Barolo” From Greece
2019 Ziereisen Gutedel HeugumberSolid, Seriously Underpriced Dry German White
2020 Agricola Reale Aliseo + 2018 Agricola Reale Cardamone + 2015 Agricola Reale Borgo di GeteHeaven on Earth
Anne + Herve Sigaut 2020Chambolle & Morey from an Upcoming Domaine
2019 VallePicciola Chianti ClassicoGreat Wine- Great Vintage - Great Price
2018 Rose + Arrow Pinot NoirsOregon's Grand Crus?
2020 Kuen Hof Sudtirol Riesling Kaiton + 2020 Kuen Hof Sudtirol Eisacktaler VeltlinerDistinctive Like a Beacon
2016 Massimo Rivetti BaroloGreat Wine- Great Vintage - Great Price
2018 L’Arco Vini Rosso del VeroneseA New Master in Verona
2020 Grosjean Petite Arvine Vigne Rovettaz Valle d’AostaA Great White, Undiscovered
2017 Abadia Retuerta Sardon del Duero Seleccion EspecialThe Vintage, the Terroir, the Personality
2016 Il Poggione Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Vigna PagganelliRelax and Enjoy Perfection - Prearrival
Now Available - Amazing Basque White SuperstarHasi Berriak Bizkaiko Txakolina
The Mystique of Mount Etna - The Birth of Cool2017 Tenuta Tascante Etna Rosso Contradas
2019 Luis Seabra Douro Xisto Ilimitado TintoA Star of the New Portugal
2013 Allegrini Amarone Classico Riserva FieramonteVery Rare and Special Gift We Found For You
Domenico Clerico BarolosWines From a Legend
2014 Bodega Numanthia ToroPrestigious Historic Incarnation of Tinta de Toro
2018 La Spinetta Langhe NebbioloDistinctive and Great
Observations on New Offers2020 Bordeaux
2019 Perrachon Julienas Roche Bleu - Vignes des Centenaires Cuvee SpecialExciting New Vintage of Two Fine Cru Beaujolais
2017 Valle Dell’Acate Cerasuolo di VittoriaCivilized Complexity and A Ridiculous Value
2015 Giovanni Rosso Barolo + 2016 Giovanni Rosso Etna RossoTable For Two?
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