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This Week's Tasting:
Cain Vineyards with Katie Lazar
October 15, 2014Cain Vineyard & Winery is one of Napa's icons. Perched at the crest of Spring Mountain and exposed to the cool wind from the Pacific. Under the direction of winemaker Chris Howell, it makes distinctly refined Cabernet based wines. (Continue reading)
Last Week's Tasting
Tascante from Mt. Etna
October 9, 2014Christine Hammond, who represented Tascante very well, felt that quite a number of people had never heard of Nerello Mascalese, Tascante's red grape. They certainly left with a new appreciation. (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
2012 Bertrand Stehelin Rhones - October 1stThe tasting unfolded with a surprise, a value, two classics and a wine of suavely sumptuous fruit. Most of these wines exclusive to Federal Wine and limited to what we have left in in the store The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Great Inexpensive Wines - September 24thWhat was not to like? The evidence was plain; the large number of Everyday cases and packs that people ordered from the tasting. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Affordable Eclectic Piedmont Reds - September 17thPeter writes, Last week's Piedmont tasting included some rare and new wines as well as a few well known traditions. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Winemaker Jon Tomaselli of Torii Mor, Willamette Valley Oregon - September 10thAssistant winemaker Jon Tomaselli was here last week from Willamette's Torii Mor winery, pouring six of his wines and sharing great stories of the region's recent vintages. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
New & Notable
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
2007 Burgess Cellars Cabernet SauvignonNapa Winery Re-releases a Critics' Dream Vintage
The Wind in the Vineyard2010 Cigliuti Barbaresco Serraboella, 2008 Cigliuti Barbaresco Serraboella and 2010 Cigliuti Langhe Nebbiolo
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
Two Less Usual Summer Pinot Noirs2010 Clos Henri Pinot Noir Petit Clos, New Zealand and 2013 Domaine Saint Nicolas Pinot Noir, Loire
2010 Burlotto and Fenocchio BarolosInventors of Tradition and Proprietors of Value
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
2013 M. Lapierre Morgon and 2013 Lapierre Raisins GauloisTradition and Revolution
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
Local Boy's Bordeaux Wows the French2010 Ch. Edmus St. Emilion Grand Cru
A Rhone Master Strikes Anew2011 Pierre Usseglio Lirac
2011 Cantine Valenti Norma and 2011 Cantine Valenti Puritani RiservaMount Etna Strikes Again
2010 Lokoya - Mountain Cabernet of the Highest QualityIn case you are curious, we can get some for you
2009 Cantina della Volta Lambrusco di ModenaIf You Love Champagne...
October 24th: Whisky Live Boston 2014UPDATED with correct discount code! Friday, October 24th 5:30 P.M. - 10:00, at The State Room at 60 State Street, Boston
October 22nd: Upcoming TastingsWednesdays: October 22nd - Affordable Bordeaux. October 29th - Grand Tasting from the Marc De Grazia Portfolio
Single Malt Scotch
Browse our Scotch Online! Updated RegularlyWe are pleased to present selections from our unmatched Scotch inventory.
Longrow 14 Year Old Burgundy Finish 56.1%A Very Special Whisky from Springbank Distillery - Twice-Distilled and Heavily Peated
Lismore Single Malt - Something New to UsLimited amounts of the 15 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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