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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September
CH
Chestnut Hill
Winemaker Event; Gaetana Jacono of Sicily’s Valle dell’Acate!
Saturday, September 20, 2014, 3-6 PM

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The Sicilian winery of Valle dell’Acate run by Gaetana Jacono, can trace Jacono family winemaking back to the 19th century. Located in the southeastern corner of Sicily, the estate produces one of the finest examples of Cerasuolo di Vittoria, the first red wine in all of Sicily to achieve DOCG status.. Valle dell’Acate also makes a great many IGT bottlings from their well-tended vineyards, including  Zagra Grillo, Il Frappato and Tané Nero D'Avola. Also shown, will be Insolia and Nero D'Avola from Valle dell'Acate's value-driven label Casa Ibidini!


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September
SE
South End
Your Gameday Gameplan; MISE Wines & Soulas Salsa!
Saturday, September 20, 2014, 2-5 PM

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 Jackson of MISE, a newton based wine importer focused on organically farmed, small production winegrowers features wines from regions in France such as the Languedoc, Loire and the Rhone. Jackson's wines will be served alongside Soulas Salsa featuring Regular & Spicy Salsa and Black Bean & Corn Salsa! Wine and salsa is the perfect accompaniment to watch the Pats on Sunday!


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September
CH
Chestnut Hill
Jack’s Abby Hand-Crafted Lagers!
Thursday, September 25, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Jack’s Abby Brewing creates lagers featuring locally grown ingredients, traditional German brewing standards, and American innovation. Sarah from JAB will be featuring staples such as Framingham Lager and Mass Rising Double IPL along with their Octoberfest Copper Legend, named in honor of their plumber.


25
September
SE
South End
Fall Selections from MS Walker
Thursday, September 25, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Mat from MS Walker features fall red selections such as Italy's Cantele Salice Salentino, France's Jean Francois Merieau "Cent Visages" Malbec and California's Copain Pinot Noir.


26
September
CH
Chestnut Hill
Italian Selections with AP Imports
Friday, September 26, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join John Miller of AP Imports as he features great value white and red wines from Italy's Friuli, Piedmont, Sicily and Campania. 


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September
SE
South End
Atlantic Importing Craft Beer & Whiskey
Friday, September 26, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Richard from Atlantic Importing features domestic beers as well as Bourbon Whiskey!


27
September
CH
Chestnut Hill
Apple-ly Ever After; UG’s Apple Fest
Saturday, September 27, 2014, 3-6 PM

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Join us as we sample a selections of ciders, calvados (apple brandy) and apple ice wine. Mull over your Saturday selections will sipping on fermented apple products that are good to the core!


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September
SE
South End
Apple-ly Ever After; UG’s Apple Fest
Saturday, September 27, 2014, 2-5 PM

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Join us as we sample a selections of ciders, calvados (apple brandy) and apple ice wine. Mull over your Saturday selections will sipping on fermented apple products that are good to the core!