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Happy Holidays! CLICK HERE for The Federal Cases -For over fifteen years, people have found that making it one of our Federal Cases is the best way to treat a client, a friend, or yourself to a gift that gives pleasure for all the twelve days of Christmas (or Hanukah plus four) This year we have chosen wines with extra value and flavor and given an extra discount to make them the best values yet.
CLICK HERE for full list - Our Champagne Sale continues through the end of the month -Don't wait until New Year's Eve! Some wines are in short supply and if past experience is a guide, may sell out.
This Week's Tasting:
The Federal Cases
December 10, 2014Our last tasting until New Year will feature a selection of wines from our Federal and Executive Cases, including ... (Continue reading)
Last Week's Tasting
Champagne at the Omni Parker House
December 2, 2014A large and happy crowd at last week's champagne tasting. Tastes were varied. All of the wines offered were ordered. (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
Thanksgiving on a Budget - November 19thLast week's range of more moderately priced wines met with general approval, although taste and thus preferences varied. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Wines for the Feast - November 12thThe two chardonnays to start were great illustrations of how excellent chardonnay is done in California and Burgundy. The 2012 Brewer - Clifton Santa Chardonnay Rita Hills jumped out of the glass with mouth-filling ripe forward fruit. people raved about it, and several asked for second and as long as we still had it, third tastes. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Cru Beaujolais - November 5thMany satisfied customers for the grape that one medieval duke of Burgundy called "that vile and disloyal vine called gamay." Many compliments on the overall quality and interest of the wines. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
All Over Italy with Wines from Marco De Grazia - October 29thA very nice group of wines drew a very nice turnout. With such a large group of people, it was difficult to ask reactions The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
New & Notable
2010 Castellare I Sodi di San NiccoloAbsolute Favorite in Tuscany
2010 Vajra BarolosClassic 2010 Bottlings of the Very Special Vajra Single Vineyards
2005 AzeliaGreat Barolo Drinkable Now
2012 Mas de BoislauzonA Brother and Sister Make Brother & Sister Successes
The Best of Verona2011 Allegrini La Grola, 2009 Allegrini Amarone and 2008 Allegini La Poja
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
2010 Caparra and Siciliani Volvito Ciro Rosso Classico Superiore RiservaSpice it Up
A Most Unusual White Bordeaux2012 Ch Couronneau
Celebrate Novelty2011 Negro Lorenzo Roero Arneis Spumante
Limited Quantities of Two Wonderfully Successful Estates2012 Meo Camuzet and Faiveley Red Burgundies
Tenuta delle Terre Nere Biancos and RosatosRidiculously Sophisticated and Classy Wines
2011 Walter Hansel Russian River Chardonnay North SlopeFull, Rich, Stoney
2010 Renzo Masi Chianti Rufina RiservaA BMW for the Price of a Bicycle
2012 Domaine FaiveleyRare and Dear, Well Worth It
Sicily Leads the Way2013 Gurreira Grillo, 2013 Cantine Valenti Enrico IV Carricante & 2012 Cantine Valenti Poesia Etna Rosato
2010 Proprieta Sperino Costa della Sesia Uvaggio and 2008 Proprieta Sperino LessonaDazzling Nebbiolo, Great Value
2011 Cantine Valenti Norma and 2011 Cantine Valenti Puritani RiservaMount Etna Strikes Again
2009 Cantina della Volta Lambrusco di ModenaIf You Love Champagne...
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Single Malt Scotch
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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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