Events

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

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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Hannah Selbach and Atlantic Importing
Friday, July 31, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Join Hannah Selbach, daughter of renowned winemaker, Johannes Selbach, of Selbach-Oster in Germany's Mosel valley feature some of her family's top white wines, while Derek from Atlantic Importing showcases other seasonal German and Austrian selections!


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August
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Sampler Saturday: Italian Vino Vaca!!
Saturday, August 01, 2015, 2-5 PM

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August marks the time when Italians take the month off for an extended holiday. Whether you are taking time off, or stuck in the office, Urban Grape wants to bring vacation to you with 4 sparkling wines from different regions in Italy. These wines are made in the “Charmat Method”, with the second fermentation in stainless steel tanks producing light and fresh bubbles. Perfect for the jacuzzi, gondola rides, outdoor concertos, and aperitivo under the veranda. Prego!


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Uno Dos Tres Tequila!
Wednesday, August 05, 2015, 5:30-8 PM

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Join David, owner and proprietor of 123 Organic Tequila, as he features his spectacular agave spirits! Blanco (Uno) is tequila in its most natural state and best enjoyed for cocktails or sipping! Reposado (Dos) reveals aromatic agave and some oak aging with spicy notes of vanilla-- this is the most versatile of the 123 Tequila styles. The deep golden hue of Anejo (Tres) Tequila shows its superior quality and lengthy aging. After this tasting, your margarita game will be On. Point.


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Urban Hops Grand Beer Tasting!
Thursday, August 06, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Nothing quenches our thirst in August quite like a good beer! Some of our favorite local breweries like Mystic, Foolproof, Jack's Abby, Berkley Beer Company, as well as Duvel Moortgat will be popping up at UG for an unforgettable summer beer bash! Whether you're a lager lover or a hop head, we've got something for everyone!


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Kevin from Ideal Wines
Friday, August 07, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Join Kevin from Ideal while he showcases tasty old world wines! Come find the perfect bottle before you head to the beach this weekend!


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Half-N-The Bag Wine Bags!
Saturday, August 08, 2015, 2-5 PM

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Carmen premiers Half-N-The-Bag: fun and functional insulated wine bags uniquely handmade and designed by Carmen herself! Each bag is lined with Insul-bright which reflects heat or cold back to its source. Want to bring that chilled rosé on your picnic? Now it will stay cool for the entire meal! UG staff will be pouring some exciting Pinot Grigio alternatives alongside Carmen!


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Boston & Bale and Ruby Wines
Thursday, August 13, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Join Michelle, from Boston & Bale, as she introduces her company's concept, and features some one-of-a-kind local artisans! Boston & Bale delivers local goods from Boston-area-makers to your door! Shopping local made easy. Brett from Ruby Wines pours a stellar line-up of small production wines from around the globe!


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Lejay: The Original Crème de Cassis
Friday, August 14, 2015, 5-8 PM

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It was in 1841, in Dijon in the heart of Burgundy, that Auguste Denis Lagoute created the original Crème de Cassis. Henri Lejay, who married Elisabeth Lagoute, daughter of the founder, quickly made his mark in the family House. Since then, generation to generation have joyfully paid homage to the nobility of the fruit. Paulina, ambassador of Lejay will be making sparkling cocktails alongside our very own sparkling wine guru, Yoko, with this delicious French Cassis Liqueur. 


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Summer Liqueurs!
Saturday, August 15, 2015, 2-5 PM

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Looking for the perfect liqueur to add some punch to your summer cocktail, look no further we've got some great selections open!


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Cynthia Hurley French Wine Selections
Thursday, August 20, 2015, 5-8 PM

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


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Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project
Friday, August 21, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Join local brewers, Martha and Dann, of Pretty Things Beer while they pour innovative and seasonal beer selections. After the tasting, allow some time to stroll around the South End Sidewalk Sale ongoing Friday through Sunday evening!


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Rosé Round Two!
Saturday, August 22, 2015, 2-5 PM

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It's been a while since our Grand Rosé Tasting, and there have been a number of changes on our rosé wall! Hot weather is still in full swing, so come taste our most recent line up of pink wine from around the globe! Don't forget to check out Day Two of the South End Sidewalk Sale! 


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Sunday Brunch with UG
Sunday, August 23, 2015, 12-2 PM

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Sunday Brunch is one of those weekend activities that we always look forward to, so we're launching a brand new brunch series at The Urban Grape with brunch snacks and beverages one Sunday every month! Join Naomi, The Popover Lady, for some crispy, lighter-than-air popovers. Try one with asiago, or dusted with cinnamon! Even better, pair a popover with some sparkling wine before you check out the final day of the South End Sidewalk Sale.


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Staff Spotlight!
Thursday, August 27, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Join Nick, as he spotlights his favorite wines du jour! When it comes to wine, Nick has encyclopedic knowledge and endless enthusiasm. Get ready: he may uncork some off-the-beaten path varietals or even a sake, or two!


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Up & Coming Wine Regions
Friday, August 28, 2015, 5-8 PM

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Try something new! Join us as we pour unique wines of excellent value! We'll be featuring regions within Italy, France, the U.S. and South America.


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Loire Valley Uncorked!
Saturday, August 29, 2015, 2-5 PM

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The perfect wine region for the summertime, these wines practically exude summer with their crisp acidity and minerality. Explore regions such as Muscadet, Sancerre and Anjou to name a few!