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Upcoming Tasting -Wednesday, July 20th: Italian Whites for Seafood
This Week's Tasting
Italian Whites for Seafood
July 20, 2016We New Englanders certainly eat seafood from time to time. Most of the time the best thing to drink with that is white wine. Tonight we will taste wines from all over Italy that more than fit the bill.. (Continue reading)
Last Week's Tasting
The Loire - Red, White and Rose
July 13, 2016Five of last week’s six wines were from the very ripe2015 vintage, which meant that they showed richer and somewhat less crisp than the norm. Most tasters liked that that quality a lot - some who had longer histories with Loire wines found them too ripe and less classic than they preferred. (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
The Wonderful 2015 German Vintage - July 6thBoth those familiar with German Rieslings and those who were new to them appreciated the quality of the German 2015s. The wines are unusually rich and full in intensity. Some good for now, some for the cellar. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
The Fourth of July Grill - June 29thPeople praised the full, dense dry white 2014 Les Terres Blanches Chenin Blanc, but overwhelmingly went home with the exotic flavors of the 2014 Sea Monster Eclectic White. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Italian Variety with George Schwartz - June 22ndPeter writes, "It was very nice to have old friend and Italian Importer George Schwarz to conduct the tasting last week. He is extremely knowledgeable and the wines he presented ran the gamut of interest and applicability." The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Lighter, Everyday Summer Wines - June 15thCharacterful Summer Wines that Don't Break the Bank The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
New & Notable
Prearrival Offer of the Great 2015 JJ PrumsAn Offer of Rare Library Wines including Goldkapsul Auslese and Eiswein, direct from the Estate Cellars
A Wine We Love2014 Nicolas Jay Pinot Noir -Thanks Esther!
2010 Contratto Blanc de Blancs Pas DoseAmazing Value in Sparkling Wine
2008 Ezio Cocito Barbaresco Baluchin RiservaAmazing Barbaresco
'Sancerre' Bourguignon2014 Goisot St. Bris Corps de Garde
The Wines of San Felice - This Place is Different2011 Il Grigio da San Felice Chianti Classico Gran Selezione, 2011 San Felice Pugnitello, 2011 Campogiovanni Brunello di Montalcino
2011 Giovi Akraton Etna RossoSpecial Taste of Sicily
2013 Vietti Nebbiolo Perbacco and 2015 Proprieta Sperino Rosa del RosaPlaying the Value Card With Nebbiolo
Last Year's Most Popular Rose is even better in 2015, and less expensive, tooCh Roquefort Corail Rose
2011 Abadia Retuerta Sardon del Duero Seleccion EspecialSpanish Gem From the "Golden Mile"
2015 Azienda Agricole Reale Aliseo and 2013 Azienda Agricole Reale CardamoneThe Soul of the Amalfi Coast
Henri Boillot's Magnificent 2014 Red and White BurgundiesThey Have Arrived!
Pure Olive Oil and WineLiving the Good Life
2012 Blain Gagnard Chassagne Montrachet Les BoudriottesSpecial Purchase, 30 Percent Off, Limited Quantity
New, Notable, Not Much of It2012 Ulysses Cabernet Sauvignon
2011 Sandrone Barolo Le VigneThe Evolution of Barolo
Garofoli Podium Verdicchio dei Castello di Jesi Classico SuperioreYour Life Could Be More Interesting
Henri Boillot's Magnificent 2014 Red and White BurgundiesThese wines will arrive in late March. All prices are net per bottle.
Old, Notable, Not Much of It2009 Achaval Ferrer Malbec Mirador Vintage
2008 Paolo Scavino Barolo Riserva Bric del FiascRaising the Bar
2014 Hamilton Russell Pinot NoirElegance and Articulation
2014 Domaine Pelle Menetou Salon and Pouilly Fume"Great and Beautiful Expression of Sauvignon Blanc“
2014 Chablis from Patrick PiuzeAs Irrepressible as Their Maker
2012 Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne and NuitsThe Wonderful Fruits of Change
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Single Malt Scotch
Tasting Recap:Gordon & MacPhail with Joe Swanson - sale prices until June 24, 2016
Single Malt Scotch TastingGordon & MacPhail - 4:30 P.M. OR 6:00 P.M. Instore, Thursday June 9th, 2016
See Our Single Malt ListClick on the Fine Wines and Rarities tab at the top of the page, then choose "Single Malt Scotch" from the category list.
The Olde MouldyRead about Nates pop-up whisky bar, convened weekly in Cambridge!
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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