Events

As always our regularly scheduled tastings are held on Thursday and Fridays from 5-8, and on Saturdays from 2-5 (UGSE) and 3-6 (UGCH). “UGCH” designates that the tasting is held at our Chestnut Hill store, while “UGSE” denotes the South End store.

If you’ve never been to a free tasting at UG (or even if you have!), watch the video below to see what makes our free tastings so fun and informative. 

 

07
March
CH
Chestnut Hill
Sampler Saturdays: “Ham, or Lamb?”
Saturday, March 07, 2015, 2-5 PM

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Find your perfect match with ham, or lamb by tasting two whites and two reds that pair perfectly with different variations of these holiday favorites. This March Urban Sampler 4pk is 50.00 with a 64.00 retail value (14.00 savings!).


07
March
SE
South End
Sampler Saturdays; “Ham, or Lamb?”
Saturday, March 07, 2015, 2-5 PM

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Find your perfect match with ham, or lamb by tasting two whites and two reds that pair perfectly with different variations of these holiday favorites. This March Urban Sampler 4pk is 50.00 with a 64.00 retail value (14.00 savings!).


12
March
CH
Chestnut Hill
Anderson Valley Brewing Company: Bahl Hornin’ Since 1987!
Thursday, March 12, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Anderson Valley Brewing Company was founded in 1987 and at the time, it was one of just 20 craft breweries in the United States. Have some fun with Ryan as he pours these Mendocino, CA beers that feature phrases from the local Boontling lingo such as Hop Ottin, and Bahl Hornin’!


12
March
SE
South End
Bill Welter, Distiller of Journeyman Distillery & Todd Charbonneau, Brewer of Banner Beer Co.
Thursday, March 12, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Journeyman Distillery, of Three Oaks, Michigan is one of few certified organic distilleries in the United States, providing all organic spirits produced without the use of synthetic fertilizers, artificial pesticides, herbicides, antibiotics, growth hormones, or genetically modified organisms. Owner, and Founder, Bill Welter will be pouring a slew of craft spirits such as Ravenswood Rye Whiskey, and Buggy Whip Wheat Whiskey to name a few. Also, Todd, founder and brewer of Banner Beer Company will be featuring his sessionable beers for a little Thursday night refreshment!


13
March
CH
Chestnut Hill
Angels Envy Bourbon & Rye
Friday, March 13, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Join Ray from Angels Envy as he samples their port barrel aged Bourbon and Caribbean rum barrel aged rye whiskey!


13
March
SE
South End
Drink like the Irish with Glendalough Distillery!
Friday, March 13, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Join Donal, of Glendalough Distillery as he samples about educates about Glendalough's line of craft Poitins, (Irish Moonshine) and aged whiskies.  Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend with some traditional Irish music and spirits. No green beads here! Slainte!


14
March
CH
Chestnut Hill
J. Hilburn Menswear & Northern Italian Wines!
Saturday, March 14, 2015, 2-5 PM

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Susana Brown, personal stylist for J. Hilburn features custom, luxury menswear from J. Hilburn whose factories are based in northern Italy’s Piedmont, Lombardy and Veneto regions. Sip on wines from these regions while learning about this exciting custom, yet affordable menswear from Italian fabrics!


14
March
SE
South End
Allagash Brewing Co & Lejay; The Original Creme de Cassis
Saturday, March 14, 2015, 2-5 PM

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Billy, Massachusetts Sales Representative from Allagash features Belgian-style beers brewed in Portland, Maine. Billy will be pouring staples such as the White belgian style wheat, Saison, Black belgian-style stout and the Curieux bourbon barrel-aged strong ale as well as seasonal selections. Paulina, of Lejay will also be in the mix sampling the original French creme de cassis liqueur with a sparkling cocktail!


19
March
CH
Chestnut Hill
Clown Shoes Beer
Thursday, March 19, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Jay from Clown Shoes, based in Ipswich MA. features 4-packs and bombers of unique and playful ales that burst with flavor and personality.


19
March
SE
South End
New Italian Selections from MISE Wines
Thursday, March 19, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Jackson from Newton-based importer MISE wines features new wines from Marche’s 2013 Ca'Liptra 'Caliptra’ Verdicchio, Tuscany’s 2011 Fattoria di Bacchereto 'Terre a Mano' Carmignano, and Sicily’s 2012 Rebel Artiginale ‘Rosso’  Nero D’Avola in a 5L box!


20
March
CH
Chestnut Hill
Life is but a Cabernet!
Friday, March 20, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Taste different Cabernets from hotspots such as California, France, Washington and Chile!


20
March
SE
South End
Cynthia Hurley French Wine Selections
Friday, March 20, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Roy Cohen of Cynthia Hurley features new wines from different regions of France such as Burgundy, the Rhone and the Loire Valley!


21
March
CH
Chestnut Hill
Corvidae & Owen Roe selections
Saturday, March 21, 2015, 2-5 PM

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Come in an check out white and red wine selections from Washington & Oregon’s Corvidae Wine Co. and Owen Roe!


21
March
SE
South End
Edible Boston Spring Issue Launch!
Saturday, March 21, 2015, 2-5 PM

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Join Edible Boston as they release their new spring issue at UGSE! Some of their favorite advertisers will be featured from the beverage and food world. Try small bites from local vendors while sipping on cocktails from Privateer and Campari!


26
March
CH
Chestnut Hill
Off the Beaten Path Wines
Thursday, March 26, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Join us as we feature wines from lesser well know wine regions and grapes!


26
March
SE
South End
Sonoma Cider: Organic & Handcrafted!
Thursday, March 26, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Join Sonoma Cider as they feature crisp, refreshing ciders such as their traditional cider "The Hatchet", "The Pitchfork" pear cider and "The Anvil" bourbon barrel aged cider!


27
March
CH
Chestnut Hill
St. George: The Spirit of California
Friday, March 27, 2015, 5-8 PM

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St. George samples craft spirits from America’s original craft distillery. Try whiskey, gin and liqueurs that are artfully crafted in Alameda,CA. 


27
March
SE
South End
Charles Smith; Rocking Wines of Washington!
Friday, March 27, 2015, 2-5 PM

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Lisa of Charles Smith Wines samples wines from K Vintners, Charles & Charles and Secco Italian Bubbles!


30
March
SE
South End
Geek Out; Manhattans Served with a Twist!
Monday, March 30, 2015, 6-7:30 PM

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Start your week of right by expanding your knowledge of the basic Manhattan whiskey cocktail with Boston's most spirited personality, Kirsten Amman (better known as Kitty!). As the local brand manager for Frattelli Branca, Kitty specializes in perfect Manhattan accompaniments such as Carpano Antica, Fernet Branca and Punt e Mes. Kitty will show you how to shake up your perfect Manhattans, and will even debut her mysterious white Manhattan! 

We're so excited for Kitty's debut at UG - and as a certified Mahattan freak, you'll have to fight TJ for a spot at the head of the table! 

THIS IS AN RSVP ONLY EVENT. Tickets are available here!