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The “Retour À L’école” Urban Sampler

Four great bottles of wine handpicked by our staff, always $50

We hate to be the bearer of bad news but, summer is over and it’s time to get back in the work, school, and life game. We’re softening the blow with a foursome of delicious French wines that that get us excited to “Retour À L’école,” i.e., head Back to School! Priced at just $50, these wines are fun enough for impromptu weekend roof deck parties, but also serious enough for fall flavors and cooler nights. And don’t worry, unlike white pants, rosé is still chic after Labor Day, so we’ve included a bottle for you to sip on during those rogue September scorchers.

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  • Thursday 4/18/19 Easter Countdown 5-8 PM

    Gina from Harbor Sweets
    Easter is 3 days away- do you have your chocolate bunnies? If not, Gina from Harbor Sweets in Salem is here to hook you up! She’s coming with an array of chocolates to try and buy from 5-6pm.

    Easter Lunch Wines with Tim
    Easter means bunnies, egg hunts, and big meals with the family. If you’re anything like us, you know that having the right wine to pair with that last part makes the whole thing go a lot more smoothly! Tim from Touton Selections is joining us with a selection of wines to pair with your Easter meal, from a sparkling rose to a juicy red. All tasting wines will be 10% off during event hours.

    Spring Cocktails with Brandon
    It’s time to whip out your cocktail shaker and try some new spring-inspired cocktails! Brandon from Origin will be pouring a selection of spirits and teaching us how to mix the perfect cocktail to sip while enjoying the spring weather.

  • Friday 4/19/19 Wine and Beer 5-8 PM

    Floral Whites with Justin
    They say that April showers bring May flowers, but we’d rather have the flowers now, thanks. Justin from Taub Family Selections will be joining us to pour a selection of floral white wines to put us in the spring spirit! All tasting wines will be 10% off during tasting hours.

    Alex from Bentwater Brewing
    Bentwater Brewing exudes energy and fun, and that’s exactly what we need to shake off the last vestiges of winter and get fully into the spring spirit! Come join Alex from 5-8pm to try a selection of their core beers and a few seasonal specials.

  • Saturday 4/20/19 Wine and Gingerbeer 3-6 PM

    Spring Sippers with Sarah
    From zippy whites to bright reds, Sarah has the perfect selection of wines to sip this spring! Come see her collection from 3-6pm and get 10% off tasting wines during event hours.

    Anne from Halyard Brewing
    We only started carrying Halyard’s product recently, but it didn’t take us long to fall in love! Based in Burlington, Vermont, Halyard produces a range of craft ginger beers that are absolutely out of this world. Join Anne from 3-6pm to try a sampling of their core ginger beers!

Shop with TJ

There is nothing that UG owner TJ Douglas loves more than working with clients one-on-one. When he’s at the store he’s always swarmed with people looking for wine recs, but TJ is also available for private consultations – at no cost to you! Shoot him an email to learn more about how he can help you fill your wine cellar, set up a wine wedding registry, or build cases of new arrivals that get delivered on a regular basis. TJ is the wine concierge you’ve been waiting for!

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