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. 

 

31
July
CH
Chestnut Hill
New Selections from Arborway Imports!
Thursday, July 31, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Chas features new wines from Willamette, Oregon's Ayres, and Slovenia's Pullis wineries!


31
July
SE
South End
Banner Beer Co.
Thursday, July 31, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join Todd, former head brewer of Harpoon as he pours beers from his brewery Banner Beer Company. Banner features beers that are big flavor and low ABV and perfect for day drinking!


01
August
CH
Chestnut Hill
Angels Envy Bourbon & Rye
Friday, August 01, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join Ray from Angels Envy as he samples their port barrel aged Bourbon and Caribbean rum barrel aged rye whiskey!


01
August
SE
South End
Vinifera Italian Imports
Friday, August 01, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join Seth as he features fabulous italian selections from Piedmont, the Veneto and Tuscany!


02
August
CH
Chestnut Hill
August White-Out Sampler Saturday!
Saturday, August 02, 2014, 3-6pm PM

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Join the Ug, as we sample wines from our August White-Out Urban Sampler. Think of this sampler as your personal fan, or a/c with 4 white wines (albarino, pinot grigio, pinot gris and chardonnay) that boast crisp and refreshing qualities. These porch pounders are the coolest deal in town! The Urban Sampler retails for 63.00, but is always 50.00!

 

02
August
SE
South End
August White-Out Urban Sampler
Saturday, August 02, 2014, 3-6 PM

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Join the Ug, as we sample wines from our August White-Out Urban Sampler. Think of this sampler as your personal fan, or a/c with 4 white wines (albarino, pinot grigio, pinot gris and chardonnay) that boast crisp and refreshing qualities. These porch pounders are the coolest deal in town! The Urban Sampler retails for 63.00, but is always 50.00!

 

07
August
CH
Chestnut Hill
Vinifera’s Italian Selections
Thursday, August 07, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Seth from Vinifera tastes Italian white and reds from Piedmont, Tuscany and the Veneto!


07
August
SE
South End
Two Roads Brewing
Thursday, August 07, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Meghan of Connecticut's Two Roads Brewing will be sampling summer favorites such as Ol'Factory Pils and Workers Comp Saison.


08
August
CH
Chestnut Hill
Ideal Rose for Summer!
Friday, August 08, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Kevin from Ideal samples French roses from the Loire, Rhone and Provence!


08
August
SE
South End
Summer Liqueurs!
Friday, August 08, 2014, 5-8 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!

 

09
August
CH
Chestnut Hill
Loire Valley Uncorked!
Saturday, August 09, 2014, 3-6 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!


09
August
SE
South End
Loire Valley Uncorked!
Saturday, August 09, 2014, 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! 

 

14
August
CH
Chestnut Hill
Grand Ten’s New Medford Rum!
Thursday, August 14, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join Lonnie as he samples the brand new Medford Rum, and old favorites such as Wire Works Gin and Fire Puncher Vodka!


14
August
SE
South End
Austin Tx’s Deep Eddy Vodka!
Thursday, August 14, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join Deep Eddy from Austin Tx as they sample vodkas such as Red Grapefruit and Sweet Tea made from all natural ingredients. Both flavors make the perfect summer cocktails!


16
August
CH
Chestnut Hill
Alternatives to Pinot Grigio
Saturday, August 16, 2014, 3-6 PM

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If you like the lightness and ease of pinot grigio, try some UGCH staff's refreshing alternatives!  


16
August
SE
South End
Grand Ten’s Southie Spirits!
Saturday, August 16, 2014, 2-5PM

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Join Lonnie of Grand Ten as he features the new Medford Rum, and staples such as Fire Puncher Vodka and Wire Works Gin!


21
August
CH
Chestnut Hill
CT’s Two Roads Brewing!
Thursday, August 21, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Meghan from Two Roads Brewing Co. features summer sippers such as Ol'Factory Pils and Workers Comp Saison.


21
August
SE
South End
Pavan, the liqueur of Southern France
Thursday, August 21, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Named after the 16th century dance of the peacock, Pavan celebrates the South of France. Fine muscat grapes and orange blossoms compose the heart of this delicate and complex liqueur. Brenton samples this refreshing liqueur on its own and in a summer signature cocktail. So don’t be shy, raise your cocktail!


22
August
CH
Chestnut Hill
Austin TX’s Deep Eddy Vodka!
Friday, August 22, 2014, 5-8 PM

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Join Deep Eddy from Austin, TX as they sample vodkas such as Red Grapefruit and Sweet Tea made from all natural ingredients. Both flavors make the perfect summer cocktails!


23
August
CH
Chestnut Hill
Zinfandels from California and Italy!
Saturday, August 23, 2014, 3-6 PM

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Join us as we sample different styles of Zinfandel and Primitivo (Zin's Italian Twin). These wines are  a grilled steak tips perfect match!


23
August
SE
South End
Zinfandels from California & Italy!
Saturday, August 23, 2014, 2-5 PM

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Join us as we sample different styles of Zinfandel and Primitivo (Zin's Italian Twin). These wines are  a grilled steak tips perfect match!