Federal Wine & Spirits

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Special Tasting with Giorgio Rivetti *UPDATED*

Wednesday, Oct 16th, 6-8:30pm at the Omni Parker House. Fine Wines from Piedmont, Tuscany, Veneto, and Campania. Admission required. More info here ...
October 16, 2019


Special Tasting with Giorgio Rivetti

Wednesday October 16, 6 to 8:30 pm

Omni Parker House

60 School St, Boston

Sunday, September 15, 2019, 6:30 P.M

Reservations 617.367.8605 peter@federalwine.com


Giorgio Rivetti


Giorgio Rivetti will be here Wednesday October 16th to show the wines of La Spinetta Barbarescos and Barolos. This walk-around tasting will also include sparkling Brut wines from Contratto in Canelli. That would be enough yet Giorgio will also be showing wines from his amazing import portfolio, Indigenous Selections. There will also be a pre-sell offer of the 2008 Barbaresco and Barolo Riservas in magnums.

The Wine List:


La Spinetta

What I refer to as the greatest winery in the world

Nebbiolo Langhe 2016                                            $29.99

Barbera Ca di Pian 2015 -                                      $24.99

Barbaresco Gallina 2015                                        $160.00

Barbaresco Gallina Riserva 2008  magnum  $625.00

Barbaresco Starderi 2015                                      $160.00

Barbaresco Starderi Riserva 2008 magnum $240.00

Barbaresco Valeirano 2015                                   $160.00

Barbaresco Valeirano Riserva 2008 magnum        $625.00

Barolo Campe 2015                                                  $187.00

Barolo Campe Riserva  magnum                        $625.00



Great Sparkling wines from a  World Heritage Site

Millesimato Brut 2012-                                           $32.00


Ciacci Piccolomini d’Aragona

One of the best and most historic producers in Montalcino

Toscana Rosso  2016                                                $14.99

Rosso di Montalcino 2017                                      $26.99

Brunello 2014                                                             $64.00


Tenuta Santa Maria

The winery in Verona that invented Amarone

Lepia’ Soave Superiore 2018                                $16.99

Pragal 2017 - Corvina Merlot Syrah $16.99

Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2016                $32.00

Amarone 2013                                                             $85.00


E Pira, Chiara Boschis 

Chiara is an artist, a poet, and a great Barolo winemaker

Nebbiolo Langhe                                                       $37.00

Barolo Via Nuova 2015                                           $101.00



The family that put Roero on the map

Barbera d’Alba San Michele 2016-                     $24.99

Roero Nebbiolo 2016                                               $27.99


Rocca del Principe 

Let’s revisit one of Italy’s great whites from Campania

Fiano di Avellino 2017                                             $23.99


As well as

Bianca Vigna Prosecco                                            $15.99

Cottanera Barbazzale Rosso 2018                      $15.99

Cocito Barbaresco 2010                                         $66.00


Reservations strongly recommended.

A $25 admission fee per person will be credited to any purchase from the tasting.


Reserve here


Peter Hemenway