Federal Wine & Spirits

29 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

Champagne Tasting and Sale -We can't have it in person, but Boston's best Champagne sale will go on! Two special events are planned.

2019 Bordeaux Futures - Update 9/25 -A Fine Vintage with Reduced Prices

JM Labruyere Prologue Grand Cru Extra Brut -Prearrival Sale of Our Customers' Favorite Champagne

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.

The Budget Feast Case

PLUS! 2020 Beaujolais Nouveau Has Arrived

November 19, 2020

We could have called this the Federal Greatest Hits case, as it includes some of our most popular wines as well as a bottle each of two Riesling bargains. (Continue reading)

Beat the Heat II

Lighter Wines for Summer Swelter

August 12, 2020

Want something cool and light to relieve the heat and humidity? So many found our June Beat the Heat Case just the thing that most of those wines are gone, so we were able to repeat one and found others just as good. (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. 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

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

The Federal Wine Ennui Fighter Case + Our Co-operative Craft Beer Case - June 3rd

Two ways to lift your spirits
The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought

The Federal Lithe and Lively Case - May 7th

Have a Delicious Spring
The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought

New & Notable

Paul Hobbs Offer

Take 20 percent off 12 or more bottles of selected Paul Hobbs wines - Prices good for orders placed by Sat Nov 28, 2020

2015 Giovanni Rosso Barolo + 2016 Giovanni Rosso Etna Rosso

Table For Two?

2017 Oltretorrente Bianco

Ridiculous Value White Wine with Class

2019 Dyckerhoff Reuilly Blanc

A Bargain in “Sancerre”

2011 Ezio Cocito Barbaresco Baluchin Riserva + 2015 Cigliuti Barbaresco Serraboela

A Barbaresco Bonanza

Last Week's David Ramey Wines

Sale Prices This Week Only

2018 Tornatore Etna Bianco Pietrarizzo

Amazing White from Mount Etna

Justin Girardin’s 2018 Old Vine Maranges

The Best Under $30 Burgundy We’ve Found

2015 Valle Reale Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Vigneto di Popoli

Some For Us, Some For the Wolves

2015 Muga Rioja Seleccion Especial Reserva

The Wine For All Seasons

2016 G D Vajra Barolo Albe

All the Right Buttons

Old Friends and New Arrivals

Best Value, Rich, Poised + Sexy

2016 Alex Gambal St Romain Rouge + Blanc

Burgundies From a Beautiful Place

2014 Crocus Malbec de Cahors Calcifere

Reduced Price on a Rich French-American Hybrid

Cain Has Burned

Cain Remains

2018 Raquillet Mercurey Chamirey

Delicious Affordable Red Burgundy

An Offer of Fine Bordeaux at Reasonable Prices

Fine Choices

David Ramey's Fabulous 2016 Single Vineyard Chardonnays

Anthony Galloni in Vinous called them all “Outstanding”, most near exceptional

2018 Perrachon Julienas Vignes des Centenaires Cuvee Special

Exciting New Vintage of a Fine Cru Beaujolais

2017 Dievole Chianti Classico

A Magical Place in the Tuscan Hills

2014 Bodegas La Horra Corimbo

Power and Elegance in Ribeira del Duero

A Classy White Burgundy for Cocktail or Seafood

The Very Last of our Sale!

A Wine We Loved

A Poised Pinot Noir - 2016 Daniel Crochet Sancerre Rouge

2018 Buglioni Lugana + 2018 Villa Matilde Falerno del Massico Bianco

Long Story Short About Two Great Italian Whites

2017 Benanti Etna Rosso + 2018 Benanti Etna Bianco

Singular Wines from a Singular Place

2015 Valle Reale Vigneto di Popoli Montepulciano d’Abruzzo

Elegant and Perfectly Mature for a Song

2011 Mastroberardino Naturalis Historia

Unbelievable Marriage of Ancient and Modern

Portugal's Douro-The New Home of Great Wine

2018 Luis Seabra Xisto Ilimitado Tinto

Azienda Agricola Reale:

Complex Offer From a Magic Place

2016 Selvapiana Chianti Rufina Riserva Bucerchiale

Very Special Indeed

Best Price in the Country: 2013 Boroli Barolo Villero

Total, Constant, Uncompromising Quality

Exciting Piedmont Discoveries

2018 Le Piane Maggiorina Rosso + 2016 Lano Gianluigi Dolcetto d’Alba Ronchella

2019 Tenuta Capofaro Malvasia Bianco Secco Didyme

Enhanced Aromatics from Paradise

A Wine We Loved

2016 Jo Landron Muscadet Fiefs du Breuil

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

Michelin Two Star Pinot Noir at an Everyday Price

2015 Alit Willamette Pinot Noir

2016 Georg Breuer Sauvage Riesling

A Riesling Anthem In Full Voice

2016 Sottimano Barbaresco Cotta

The Golden Standard

Cantine Rao

Peace in the Ecosystem

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

Upcoming Events

December 9th: The Dalmore Experience, A Socially Distanced Event - Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse, Wednesday, Dec 9th 2020, 6pm

Seating limited to only 20 - reserve now! Read on...

December 5th: Champagne Tasting Event - Pol Roger-Deutz, Saturday, Dec 5th 2020, 6pm

Seating very limited - reserve now! Read on...

December 4th: Champagne Tasting Event - Roederer-Philipponat, Friday, Dec 4th 2020, 6pm

Seating very limited - reserve now! Read on...

Single Malt Scotch

Single Malt List (Please note - We are able to deliver Scotch only to addresses within Massachusetts.}

The list has been updated as of October 16, 2020. Click "Older Wines and Rarities" above, or read on...

Introducing GlenAllachie

Billy Walker Back at Last. read on...

Extra Special Whiskies for Father's Day

Cream of Kentucky 13 YO + Bruichladdich Black Art 7.1 + Tomatin 30 YO, read on...

Tomatin 30 Y O

Great Deal on a Fine Highland Malt. read on...

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