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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 3/21/19 Wine and Cider 5-8 PM

    Mediterranean Wines with Kristin
    If you’re anything like us, you’ve probably spent plenty of time perusing Mediterranean cruise deals and dreaming about sipping wine on a sunny beach somewhere. We can’t get you all the way to the Mediterranean, but we’ve got the next best thing! Kristin will be pouring a selection of Mediterranean favorites from 5-8pm. All tasting wines are 10% off during event hours.

    Far From The Tree Cider with Matt
    Far From the Tree has long been one of our favorite cider producers, in part because our rep, Matt, is so awesome! He’ll soon be flying the coop and returning to his home state of New Hampshire, so we’re seeing him off with one last tasting! Join us in giving thanks to Matt for his years of service to the beverage industry and enjoy a selection of FFTT’s ciders.

  • Friday 3/22/19 Wine and Beer 5-8 PM

    Organic Italian Wines
    The founders of Giannoni Selections have been sourcing sustainably produced wines from Italy for nearly a decade, and we have come to trust them as a source of wonderful, thoughtfully-made wines. Gemma will be pouring a selection of their newest finds from all over Italy. Come experience the difference organic and biodynamic production makes and receive 10% off tasting wines during event hours!

    Night Shift Beer with Wiley
    Night Shift began as a hobby shared by three friends, but quickly grew into one of the greater Boston area’s favorite breweries. From staples like Santilli and Whirpool to limited releases like Briar Weisse, they have proven themselves to be excellent brewers over and over. Join Wiley as he pours a selection of their greatest hits!

  • Saturday 3/23/19 Natural Wines with Colin 3-6 PM

    You’ve been buying organic produce and all-natural snacks for years, but do you ever stop to wonder how the wine you’re buying is made? We’ve specialized in thoughtfully produced wines for years and offer an awesome selection of options that treat the environment AND your wallet right. Check out a few of our favorites with Colin from Ruby and get 10% off tasting wines from 3-6pm.

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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