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. 

 

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
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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!


01
November
CH
Chestnut Hill
Sampler Saturdays; A Drinkable Feast!
Saturday, November 01, 2014, 3-6 PM

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Join us as we sample 4 wines featured from our November Urban Sampler titled "A Drinkable Feast". This sampler features a chenin blanc, gamay, zin blend and dry sherry which pair up with your thanksgiving meal from start to finish. This festive 4pk is 50.00 with a 67.00 retail value (17.00 savings!). This Drinkable Feast is so delicious you will gobble it up in no-time!


01
November
SE
South End
Sampler Saturdays; A Drinkable Feast
Saturday, November 01, 2014, 2-5 PM

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Join us as we sample 4 wines featured from our November Urban Sampler titled "A Drinkable Feast". This sampler features a chenin blanc, gamay, zin blend and dry sherry which pair up with your thanksgiving meal from start to finish. This festive 4pk is 50.00 with a 67.00 retail value (17.00 savings!). This Drinkable Feast is so delicious you will gobble it up in no-time!


06
November
CH
Chestnut Hill
West Coast Represent!
Thursday, November 06, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Jared Marcus from Baystate Wines pours new selections from California, and Oregon!


06
November
CH
Chestnut Hill
Glendalough Irish Whiskey & OZ Wines
Thursday, November 06, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join Donal of Glendalough Distillery as he features traditional Irish Poitins and the new 7 yr Single Malt Irish Whiskey! Donal will be joined by Martin from OZ Wine Co. who will be featuring wineries such as Oregon's Mouton Noir, and California's Brack Mountain Wine Co.!


07
November
CH
Chestnut Hill
Huneeus Vintners
Friday, November 07, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join Nikki from Hunneus Vintners as she features classic California wines such as Flowers, and Prisoner Wine Company's Blindfold and The Prisoner!


07
November
SE
South End
Arborway Imports!
Friday, November 07, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join Chas of Arborway Imports as he features intriguing wines from Slovenia, Lombardy, ITA, and Willamette, OR.


13
November
CH
Chestnut Hill
Vanberg & DeWulf’s Coast 2 Coast Toast!
Thursday, November 13, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Renowned importers, Vanberg and DeWulf, will hold their annual celebration of Belgian beer, The Coast to Coast Toast, celebrating belgian beers such as Dupont, Dubuisson, and Castelain!


13
November
SE
South End
Vanberg & Dewulf Coast 2 Coast Toast & 12 Percent Imports!
Thursday, November 13, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Renowned importers, Vanberg and DeWulf, will hold their annual celebration of Belgian beer, The Coast to Coast Toast, which  debuted last year as the Millennium’s largest one-day celebration of Belgian beer in the USA though, this year, it is even bigger and now being celebrated internationally. Also in the mix, Bridget of 12 Percent Imports will be featuring an amazing selection of crafts beers such as Evil Twin Brewing and Stillwater Artisanal!


14
November
CH
Chestnut Hill
Master Brands; Wine Vintner, Importer and Distributor
Friday, November 14, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join Jackie & Brian of Master Brands as they share some special such as Bordeaux's Chateau de Fieuzal, and Sonoma's Vintager wines!