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Upcoming Tasting -THURSDAY, April 2, 2015 - Instore, 5 - 7 pm - Reichsrat von Buhl, with Richard Grosche, Managing Director.
This Week's Tasting:
Easter and Passover Wines
March 25, 2015Peter writes, "We can count ourselves lucky that finer wines from the Middle East, especially Israel, are finally becoming available over here. After all, wines have been made here for millennia." (Continue reading)
Last Week's Tasting
The Joy of Blending
March 18, 2015John writes, "Last week we compared single varietal Merlot and Nebbiolo to wines in which these grapes are the basis for a blend." (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
Palate Pleasing New Arrivals - March 11thGiven the diversity of the wines, it would be difficult to name any as clear favorites. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
A Foretaste of Spring - March 9thPhilippe Chainier & Tanya Careme - Two charming winemakers, four charming wines The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Champagne and Burgundy with Peter Wasserman - March 4thA large crowd showed up to listen to Peter Wasserman and taste the six wines he selected. Neither disappointed. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Napa's Steve Burgess - February 25thJohn writes, "Steve Burgess drew both a large crowd and his family's Napa Valley red wines very positive reviews." The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
New & Notable
Shiloh WinerySimply Outstanding Wines for Any Occasion
New on the Shelf:Pretty & Pleasurable White
2010 Capanna Brunello di MontalcinoBest Value in a Great Vintage
Brothers in Blends2012 Tenuta Olim Bauda Monferrato Rosso Trigo and 2013 Luigi Ferrando Canavese Rosso La Torrazza
Wines We LovedJo the Magnificent
2010 Ceretto BaroloCrazy Good
Delicious Affordable Red Burgundy2012 Domaine de Moulin Neuf Givry Meix au Roi
2007 Tasca dAlmerita Rosso del ConteSuperb Star of Sicily
2012 Bertrand Stehelin GigondasLimited Return of a Rhone Sell Out
2013 Patrick Piuze ChablisClassic Chablis from a Young Master
2010 Brunello di Montalcino (futures)As Good As 1955?
Cavallotto Barolo (The Return of the Jedi)Bottling Beacons of Excellence
2012 Snowden Cabernet Sauvignon The RanchNapa Richness, French Elegance - better than many twice its price
2010 Muga Rioja Reserva and 2005 Muga Rioja Gran Reserva Prado EneaConsistent Excellence in Spain
The Heights of Pleasure: A Bordeaux Bargain2011 Ch. Les Hauts de Plaisance Haut Medoc
New Release Tenuta delle Terre NereSicilian Reds- Mythical Dimensions
David Croix 2012 BurgundiesVery Fine but Very Little
2010 Castellare I Sodi di San NiccoloAbsolute Favorite in Tuscany
2012 Mas de BoislauzonA Brother and Sister Make Brother & Sister Successes
Vincent Laval's Wonderfully Expressive ChampagnesPlus news of our annual Champagne Tasting
2012 Bruno Clair BurgundiesVery Limited
2012 Vieux Donjon Chateauneuf du PapeLimited Supply
Puligny Character on an Alice White Budget?2012 Pernot-Bellicard Bourgogne Blanc
A Most Unusual White Bordeaux2012 Ch Couronneau
Limited Quantities of Two Wonderfully Successful Estates2012 Meo Camuzet and Faiveley Red Burgundies
2011 Walter Hansel Russian River Chardonnay North SlopeFull, Rich, Stoney
2012 Domaine FaiveleyRare and Dear, Well Worth It
April 7th: Elio Grasso Barolo Dinner:Gianluca Grasso presents recently released Barolos, with a delicious accompanying dinner from Mamma Maria Restaurant - April 7, 2015. Read more...
Single Malt Scotch
Browse our Scotch Online! Updated RegularlyWe are pleased to present selections from our unmatched Scotch inventory.
Lismore Single MaltLimited amounts of the 21 and 18 Y.O.
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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