Federal Wine & Spirits

29 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

2020 Bordeaux Futures -Variable but Limited Quantities of Some Very Fine Wines

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

Wednesday Tastings Return! - We look forward to seeing you! Our first post-Covid tasting is this Wednesday, June 23, 2021, from 5 - 6:30pm, free and open to the public. For now, our regular 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

2015 Tasca d’Almerita Rosso del Conte

The First Great Sicilian Red

2017 E Pira Chiara Boschis

from the Land of Light and Peace

2020 Ch. Roquefort Cotes de Provence Corail

Our Most Popular Provencal Rose

2020 Montenidoli Rosato Canaiuolo

from the Land of Light and Peace

2019 Tasca d’Almerita Mozia Grillo Fondazione Whitaker

Beauty – Context too

Observations on New Offers

2020 Bordeaux

2016 Rocca di Castagnoli Chianti Classico Poggio a Frati Riserva PLUS: 2020 Ciacci Piccolomini Gourmet Tuscan Olive Oil

Exquisite and Lingering

2017 Boggione Barolo Brunate

Layered Subtle Mystery

2019 Brigaldara Valpolicella Classico

Traditional and Versatile Value

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 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

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

2018 Maison l'Envoyé Willamette Pinot Noir

"Delicious, Lovely, Well Balanced – Terrific"

2016 Prats + Symington Chryseia

Can Portugal Produce a Grand Cru Red?

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

2019 Grosjean Petite Arvine Vigne Rovettaz Valle d’Aosta

A Great White, Undiscovered

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

2015 Giovanni Rosso Barolo + 2016 Giovanni Rosso Etna Rosso

Table For Two?

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

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

Discovered and Rediscovered in Sicily

2016 Sottimano Barbaresco Cotta

The Golden Standard

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Single Malt Scotch

Dailuane 11 YO 59%

Fine Under the Radar Speyside. Read on...

Torabhaig Distillery, Isle Of Skye - First Release - 2017 Legacy Series

"If you manage to get a bottle, for Christ’s sake open it." - Dave Broom read on...

Introducing GlenAllachie

Billy Walker Back at Last. read on...

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