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. 

 

23
October
CH
Chestnut Hill
Cynthia Hurley French Imports
Thursday, October 23, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join Roy Cohen from Cynthia Hurley as he features great wines from Languedoc, the Loire, and the Rhone Valley.


23
October
SE
South End
Historic California Producers plus Jewelry from Chloe & Isabel
Thursday, October 23, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Deb from Classic Wine imports features historic California producers such as  Gundlach Bundschu, Ridge and Guenoc. Deb will be joined by Alyssa from Chloe and Isabel who will be showcasing the season's hottest jewelry trends!


24
October
CH
Chestnut Hill
Masciarelli Wines features Fall Reds
Friday, October 24, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Deb Pecce of Masciarelli Wines features fall reds Piedmontese Barbera, Barbaresco and Oregon Pinot Noir!


24
October
SE
South End
Small Production Gems from Ideal Wines
Friday, October 24, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join representative of Ideal Wine & Spirits, Kevin Cassidy as he features outstanding small producers from Oregon, France, Austria and California!


25
October
CH
Chestnut Hill
Trick or Treat for Adults w/ United Liquors & Dove & Figs Jam!
Saturday, October 25, 2014, 1-4 PM

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Shirlee from United Liquors will be featuring wines that are so good, they will have you spellbound!  Robin Cohen, owner of Local Jammery Dove & Figs will be sampling festive fall jams such as Evil Apple (Spicy apple and chipotle) and Harvest Fair (Apples, dried figs, almonds,  with local dark honey). 

Candy for trick or treaters of all ages will also be available!


25
October
SE
South End
Baystate Wines & Snap Top Prepared Foods!
Saturday, October 25, 2014, 2-5 PM

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Jared from Baystate featured wines from Califronia & Oregon producers including Stolpman Vineyards, Aviary, and The Alchemist.  Jared will be joined by Nicki from Snap Top Market (UG's Next-Door Neighbor) who will be sampling from ST'S new carry-out menu featuring raw, vegan wholesome foods!


28
October
SE
South End
New England Night of Wellness!
Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 6-9 PM

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Join us  for a “New England Night of Wellness”. We’ll be supporting local non-profit Art beCAUSE while discovering New England companies whose commitment to natural, health products will help you life a life of wellness. 100% of donated proceeds will support Art beCAUSE in their mission of raising money to fund research examining the environmental causes of breast cancer. To make a donation please visit the following link! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-england-night-of-wellness-tickets-13554071593

The New England Night of Wellness will be featuring; DRINKmaple tasting, Learn about healthy beauty from the lovely ladies of Follain, Organic Sparkling, White & Red wine tasting by MISE wines, Delicious bites, The 1st 30 people to purchase a ticket will receive a gift certificate for a complimentary ride at Recycle Studio!, Gift bags filled with healthy goodies!  We hope to see you there! 


30
October
CH
Chestnut Hill
Mystic Brewery!
Thursday, October 30, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Ryan from Mystic Brewery of Chelsea, MA. will showcase locally crafted, belgian-inspired ales influenced by indigenous yeasts and magic!


30
October
SE
South End
Privateer Rum & Bantam Cider
Thursday, October 30, 2014, 5-8 PM

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During fall there is nothing better than crisp apple cider and smooth, mouth-warming rum and we have both at UGSE with local cidery Bantam pouring their modern, yet delicate craft ciders and Ipswich-based Privateer Rum featuring their Silver Reserve and True American Aged Rum. The perfect combo for Halloween festivities!


31
October
CH
Chestnut Hill
Wickedly Good Italian Wine!
Friday, October 31, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Happy Halloween! Lindsay from DomaineSelectWineEstates features great Italian producers such as COS, Fantinel and spirits from Averna! It will be a difficult choice to figure out WITCH wine to choose!


31
October
SE
South End
Which Wine is Witch? A UGSE Blind Tasting!
Friday, October 31, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Leave your inibitions at the door and join us on All Hallows Eve as Cody from Ruby Wines samples wines blindly so you can choose WITCH wine works best for your halloween festivities!