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BREAKING NEWS: -Our Port tasting (regular Wednesday in-store tasting) has been postponed to tonight, Thursday the 29th.
This Week's THURSDAY Tasting:
Port After a Storm
January 29, 2015Nothing allays a winter chill like a rich warming glass of port. The Real Stuff is a rather stately lady who is best appreciated at a certain age - 20 is the minimum, 30 and 40 are even better - but those ports from favored vintages like 1963, 1977, and 1994 are very expensive and in any case, more imposing than cuddly. (Continue reading)
Last Week's Tasting
West Coast Cabernets
January 21, 2015John writes: As he signed up for a tasting sampler, one experienced taster, who also is an avid collector of mostly French wines, was heard to say that last week's wines, "hit it out of the park." (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
Piedmont Tutorial - January 14thPeter writes, A range of styles as well as some dramatic statements were all on display at last week's tasting of Piedmont wines. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
The Hand of God and Other Fine Rhones - January 7thRich warm Rhone wines enticed quite a number of people to brave the polar vortex. By all accounts they were amply rewarded. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Last Year's Champagne Tasting - December 2ndChampagne at the Omni Parker House The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
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
New & Notable
Turn Your Head Good Wines2013 Giacomo Bologna Braida Barbera dAsti Montebruna and 2012 Rocca di Carpeneto Losna Dolcetto di Ovava
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
2005 AzeliaGreat Barolo Drinkable Now
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
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