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. 

 

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November
CH
Chestnut Hill
United Liquor’s smorgasbord of wines
Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 3-6 PM

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Shirlee features entry-level and high end wine selections that will make bringing wine home for thanksgiving a breeze!


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November
SE
South End
A cornucopia of wines for your holiday table!
Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 3-6 PM

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Frank Bomba of Carolina Wine & Spirits features the best wines to share with family and friends on thanksgiving day!


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November
CH
Chestnut Hill
Value Driven Wines for Black Friday
Friday, November 28, 2014, 5-8 PM

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UG staff pours a selection of wines in a 10-15$ price point since you deserve a reasonable bottle of wine after all the shopping you have accomplished today!


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November
SE
South End
Value-Driven Wines for Black Friday
Friday, November 28, 2014, 5-8 PM

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UG staff pours a selection of wines in a 10-15$ price point since you deserve a reasonable bottle of wine after all the shopping you have accomplished today!


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November
CH
Chestnut Hill
December’s “Holiday Cheers” Sampler Saturday
Saturday, November 29, 2014, 3-6 PM

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Join us as we feature 4 wines from our December "Holiday Cheers" sampler featuring a sparkling, white, and two reds perfect for your holiday festivities. These samplers are dressed up in their holiday best and the perfect gift to bring to any holiday festivity!


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November
SE
South End
December’s “Holiday Cheers” Sampler Saturday
Saturday, November 29, 2014, 2-5 PM

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Join us as we feature 4 wines from our December "Holiday Cheers" sampler featuring a sparkling, white, and two reds perfect for your holiday festivities. These samplers are dressed up in their holiday best and the perfect gift to bring to any holiday festivity!


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December
CH
Chestnut Hill
Glendalough Irish Whiskey & Lagunitas Brewing Co.
Thursday, December 04, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join Donal of Glendalough Distillery as he features traditional Irish Poitins (Ireland's ancient spirit) and the new Glendalough 7 yr Single Malt Irish Whiskey! Also Sean of Lagunitas Brewing Co. (Petaluma, CA.) features rocking ales such as "Brown Shugga" and "Lil Sumpin Wild". 


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December
SE
South End
Berkshire Mountain Distillers & Vineyard Road Wines
Thursday, December 04, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join Jennifer from Berkshire Mountain Distillers as she features the perfect local gifts; Greylock Gin and Ragged Mountain Aged Rum. Also, Nick from Vineyard Road will be showing outstanding selections such as Domaine Tissot Cremant du Jura, Gerard Boulay Sancerre, Anthill Farms Pinot Noir and Gramercy Cellars Syrah.


05
December
CH
Chestnut Hill
French Lessons from Les Deux Celines!
Friday, December 05, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join Celine Pfeiffer from Groupe Thineot as she pours Canard-Duchene Champagne, while Celine Della Ventura, former UG rockstar employee features luxurious bordeaux such as Chateau Teynac 2010, Les Tourelles de Loungueville 2010 and Chateau Montlabert 2010. Champagne and Bordeaux make the perfect gift for the wine connoisseur on your holiday list!


05
December
SE
South End
Zind-Humbrecht Alsatian Wines & Caledonia Honey Spirits
Friday, December 05, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Christian of Zind-Humbretch samples age-worthy white wines from Alsace, France, while Jessy Loo of Caledonia Spirits features the Barr Hill Vodka, Gin and Tom Cat barrel-aged Gin!


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December
CH
Chestnut Hill
Domaine Select Wine Estates, Whistle Pig Whiskey & Broma Brownie Company!
Saturday, December 06, 2014, 3-6 PM

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Lindsay of DSWE features wines from Velenosi, COS,  and Leth, while Greg from Whistle Pig features the 10 yr and Boss Hog 13yr rye whiskeys! But wait, there's more!; Derek of Broma Brownie Company will be sampling festive, delicious brownies!


06
December
SE
South End
The Celebrated Return of Terry Theise!
Saturday, December 06, 2014, 2-5 PM

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Importer Extraordinaire, Terry Theise is coming back to UG to share his love & passion for grower Champagne! Terry will be featuring special bubbles which will be sure to get the holiday season popping. Come celebrate this UG employee holiday with us!


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December
CH
Chestnut Hill
Kermit Lynch Wine Merchants
Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join Lisa Strausser from Kermit Lynch Wine Merchants as she features amazing wines from Champagne, Burgundy,  and the Rhone!


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December
SE
South End
South End Holiday Stroll w/ Bully Boy Distillers!
Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Stop in during your South End Holiday Stroll to sample festive cocktails made by Boston distillery, Bully Boy Distillers!


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December
CH
Chestnut Hill
MISE Wines & Privateer Rum
Thursday, December 11, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Jackson from MISE features great organic French & Italian white and red wines from small producers, while Jay from Privateer makes a festive rum concoction and features Privateer Silver & True American Rum.

 

 


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December
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South End
Kermit Lynch Wine Merchants
Thursday, December 11, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join Lisa Strausser of KLWM as she samples festive Italian and French selections such as Veuve Fourny Champagne, Costal Chablis, Sesti Monteleccio Tuscan Sangiovese and Domaine de Gros Nore Bandol Rouge.