Federal Wine & Spirits

29 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

2019 Bordeaux Futures - Update 2/21 -A Fine Vintage with Reduced Prices

We Are Open for Walk-in Customers! - We look forward to seeing you! Masks are required, and social distancing must be observed for the health of both customers and staff. Our hours will continue to be: 9am - 6pm M - F, and 11am - 6pm Saturdays.

Hearty Winter Wines - Save up to 35%

This cold snowy month, warm yourself with one or more of six reds from sunnier climes

February 3, 2021

  On sale this week only (Continue reading)

Make It a Federal Case

Our annual Federal or Executive Case will make the perfect gift for anyone, or for your own household!

December 8, 2020

This year's selections have exceptional value and range. Included with each are a sparkling wine stopper and a Federal corkscrew. (Continue reading)

Federal offers free tastings every week. 2012 Winner of Icons of Whisky Award

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. Please call 617.367.8605 for latest availability. Voted one of Whisky Magazine's "Icons of Whisky": 2011 and 2012 Scotch Retailer of the Year, USA.

Open for phone and email orders Mon-Fri 9am - 6pm, and Sat 11am - 6pm

Past Tastings

The Budget Feast Case - November 19th

PLUS! 2020 Beaujolais Nouveau Has Arrived
The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought

Beat the Heat II - August 12th

Lighter Wines for Summer Swelter
The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought

Beat the Heat Case - June 25th

Top Choices to Cool a Hot, Hot Week
The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought

A Case of La Vie en Rose - June 11th

Rosés with Character and Individuality
The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought

New & Notable

2019 Tenuta della Terre Nere Contrada Etna Rosso

LIMITED Prearrival Offer

Flavien Nowack Assemblage S A Extra Brut

One of the Brightest Stars of Champagne's Newest Generation

2008 Lopez de Heredia Rioja Reserva Vina Tondonia

Ultimate Classic Rioja

2019 Domaine Pousse d'Or Red Burgundies

Precise Sensuality

2019 Montenidoli Vernaccia di San Gimignano Tradizionale

The Soul of Tuscany

2019 Perrachon Julienas Roche Bleu - Vignes des Centenaires Cuvee Special

Exciting New Vintage of Two Fine Cru Beaujolais

Flash Sale ~ Desirable First and Super Second Growths 1998 - 2016

Direct from Bordeaux

2020 Negro Lorenzo San Martin Rosato + 2020 Cantina Valenti Poesia Rosato

Mineral Rosato Plus

2016 Muga Rioja Reservao

Unanimous Praise

2018 Domaine Pelle Menetou-Salon Morogues Les Blanchais

A "Top French Sauvignon Blanc" Gets Even Better

Quelle Elegance! A Luxuriant Provencal Rose

2019 Clos Cibonne Tibouren Grand Cru Classe

2017 Tenuta Santa Maria Valpolicella Classico Ripasso

Distinct Equilibrium

2019 Tornatore Etna Bianco Pietrarizzo

Grand Cru White From Sicily

2016 Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Asinone + 2016 Donatella Colombini Cenerentola Orcia

Great Unique Tuscan Wines

2018 Maison l'Envoyé Willamette Pinot Noir

"Delicious, Lovely, Well Balanced – Terrific"

2016 Prats + Symington Chryseia

Can Portugal Produce a Grand Cru Red?

Man and Land

2016 Capanna Brunello di Montalcino - The Best Value in Classic Brunello

2016 Sottimano Barbaresco Basarin

Grand Cru of Barbaresco

2020 Peyrassol Cuvee des Commandeurs Cotes de Provence Rose

Pretty in Pink

2017 Complant Cabernet Sauvignon Beller Vineyard

A Cabernet Master's Elegant New Hand-Crafted Napa Cabernet

The Best from Garofoli, the Maestro of the Marche

2016 Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Superiore Podium + 2015 Rosso Conero Riserva Grosso Agontano

2017 Valle Dell’Acate Cerasuolo di Vittoria

Civilized Complexity and A Ridiculous Value

2017 La Spinetta Il Rose di Casanova


2019 Grosjean Petite Arvine Vigne Rovettaz Valle d’Aosta

A Great White, Undiscovered

2015 Librandi Ciro Rosso Riserva Duca Sanfelice

Less-Known Value from Heart of Calabria

Evesham Wood Pinot Noirs

2018 Pinot Noir Eola Amity, Value and Finesse ~ 2017 Pinot Noir Le Puits Sec Vineyard, Oregon's Best Pinot Noir?

2015 Paolo Bea Montefalco Rosso San Valentino Classic Fattoria

Hypo-Rama From Everywhere

2016 G D Vajra Langhe Freisa Kye + 2014 Boniperti Vignaioli Vespolina Favolalunga

Special Team Stars for Piedmont

2015 Giovanni Rosso Barolo + 2016 Giovanni Rosso Etna Rosso

Table For Two?

2011 Ezio Cocito Barbaresco Baluchin Riserva + 2015 Cigliuti Barbaresco Serraboela

A Barbaresco Bonanza

2018 Tornatore Etna Bianco Pietrarizzo

Amazing White from Mount Etna

2015 Valle Reale Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Vigneto di Popoli

Some For Us, Some For the Wolves

2016 G D Vajra Barolo Albe

All the Right Buttons

2018 Raquillet Mercurey Chamirey

Delicious Affordable Red Burgundy

2017 Dievole Chianti Classico

A Magical Place in the Tuscan Hills

2017 Benanti Etna Rosso + 2018 Benanti Etna Bianco

Singular Wines from a Singular Place

2011 Mastroberardino Naturalis Historia

Unbelievable Marriage of Ancient and Modern

Azienda Agricola Reale:

Complex Offer From a Magic Place

2018 Feudo Montoni Grillo Della Timpa + 2017 Feudo Montoni Perricone Vigna del Core

Discovered and Rediscovered in Sicily

2016 Renato Ratti Barolo Marcenasco

Not Exactly Cool, Just Spectacular

2016 Selvapiana Chianti Rufina Riserva Bucerchiale

Flagship Estate of Chianti Rufina

2016 Sottimano Barbaresco Cotta

The Golden Standard

2016 Tascante Etna Rosso Contrada - Exciting New Etna Wines

A Tribute to Italian Elegance at its Best

Tenuta Capofaro 2018 Didyme Malvasia Bianco Secco + 2016 Malvasia Bianco Passito

Heaven on Earth

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