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We’ve got the scoop on where to go wine tasting in Boston, Massachusetts! Perhaps America’s most historically significant metropolitan city, Boston is home to over six hundred thousand residents of the state of Massachusetts. It goes without saying that this industrial and historical player on the East Coast is a great place to get a glass of wine. The wine scene in Boston is following the trend seen across the rest of the country, of being more inclusive and back to the roots of what makes wine great. Great company, the art of winemaking and the people who bring it center stage in tasting rooms and bars across the country are why wine culture is seeing a resurgence.
Want to Know Where to go Wine Tasting in Boston?
You’d be mistaken to believe that you’re in for anything other than a wide selection of both imported and domestic varietal. Curated to you and your party’s taste, Boston wine tasting rooms can provide a truly stellar tasting experience. Whether you’re flying in to see the historic Freedom Trail for yourself, passing through or a seasoned local these are some wine tasting destinations you’re seriously going to want to consider. Fancy a glass after your trip to the historic Fenway Park? Or want to find the perfect bottle to pair with your authentic Boston baked beans? These wine bars should be at the top of your list!
- Hands-on Winemaking
- Excellent Classic Ambiance
- Unique Bostonian Experience
Bostonians like things served up honestly, and Boston Winery epitomizes the city’s personality perfectly. If you’re looking for a place that keeps it simple yet elegant, this is one to add to your itinerary. Their tasting venue accommodates any event you can think of, and it’s open for tastings on a regular schedule. A trip to Boston Winery means rolling up your sleeves and making your very own handcrafted wine! With grapes from all over the world, as well as domestic you’ve got a lot to choose from. Tours of the winery are available, and their turn of the century interior is going to make you feel like you’re taking a step back in time. Come to taste some of Boston’s finest, and stay to learn the time honored techniques of winemaking for yourself.
- Natural, Organic Varietals
- Friendly, Knowledgeable Staff
- Natty Wine Club
The Wine Bottega is the destination for wine lovers looking for something they can’t see, or taste anywhere else. Natural wine is the only kind you’ll find on the menu. The staff are passionate about what they consider to be natural wine, handcrafted and with minimal additives. You’ll be delighted to hear this Boston gem offers free tastings every friday! You can drop by and try any one of their natural, craft wines all of which are available for purchase. Locals will be delighted to hear that they offer a ‘Natty Wine Club’, featuring some of the finest sleeper hits in the Boston wine world!
- One of a Kind Cheese Menu
- Accoutrements Galore
- Sustainable, Organic Wines
If you’re looking for wine and just a little extra paired with a passionate and knowledgeable staff, Baccos Wine + Cheese is a must see. Their wine selection is hand picked to showcase wineries and producers that craft organic and sustainable wines from coast to coast, including imports. Located right in the heart of Boston, this vibrant and upscale tasting room provides visitors with a great opportunity to try some wines they might not have otherwise come across. That brings us to BWC’s second featured attraction: fromage. The cheese menu is divine, and there’s few better things you could have alongside a one of a kind bottle of wine. Alpine cheeses? Goat cheese? Buttery triple-creme, ash ripened, you name it! Not to mention their assortment of boutique chocolate and cured meats, you really can’t go wrong here. Baccos has you covered!
- Premier Wine & Spirits Shop
- Free Weekly Tastings
- Modern Vibes
Voted Boston’s best wine shop, The Urban Grape specializes in bringing Bostonians closer to their wine and spirits. If you’re flying through this makes a great gift spot, or the perfect place to taste your next favorite wine, tequila, or craft beer! That’s right, in addition to a wide selection of wine, The Urban Grape also provides your non-wino friends with a great whisky, tequila, bourbon or craft brew of to suit their fancy! Not only do they have a remarkable selection, but you can also stop by for free, guided and themed wine tastings held a few days a week. A vibrant atmosphere greets visitors, which creates a really nice laid-back tasting room vibe. Sleek, modern and casual, this wine bar/shop is sure to delight. Drop on by and see if their award really stands up!
- Communal Tasting Room
- Gourmet Small Plates
- Brunch, Lunch, Dinner and Cocktail Menus
If you’re looking for some wine and chow, head on over to Sip, Wine Bar & Kitchen. Tapas, sushi, oysters and steak skewers are just a few of the offerings available at Sip, and if you’re mouth isn’t watering yet wait until you check out their wine selection! This places makes for a great stop on your Boston history tours, or as a great place to meet for wine and small plates. Free tastings are available upon request, after which you can enjoy a bottle or a few glasses of your next favorite wine. There’s also a modern tasting room, with communal seating that encourages visitors to socialize over some new wines.
If these all-star tasting rooms weren’t enough of a reason to book a trip to Boston, consider the endless list of must-see attractions in town. From museums to some of the most significant sites in American history, you’ll definitely have your itinerary full! Let us know where you’ve been wine tasting in Boston, how was it? If there’s any wine tasting bars we passed up that deserve a mention, let us know!
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