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Friday Wine Tasting in the Shop, 5-8PM

All in-store wine tastings are free and open to the public.    2012 Cantina Santadi Villa Solais Vermentino di Sardegna The terrain on this Italian island is made up of sandy soil that allows pre-Phylloxera rootstock to survive. The parasite … [Read more]

Saturday Beer Tasting in the Shop, 4-7PM

This Saturday we're tasting Belgian-style whites, unfiltered wheat beers brewed with spices--usually coriander and orange peel--that pair well with sunny summer days. We'll try Allagash White, Hitachino Nest White Ale, and Hoegaarden. All … [Read more]

Wine Tasting in the Shop Tonight, 5-8PM

All in store tasting are free and open to the public! 2013 Hofer Gruner Veltliner, Wienviertel, Austria Hofer is a 20-hectare, family-operated, certified organic estate, with top sites in Freiberg and Kirchlissen. In addition to vines, they … [Read more]

All Detours Lead to Here

It's mid-July and all our friends are on Block Island, or some other name-your-far-flung-beachy locale. Around here a cool breeze blows the dust up on the dug up roads, and our door swings open and closed, flashes of electric yellow and orange … [Read more]

Rhum Clément Tasting in the Shop Tonight, 5-7PM!

We've got Rhum on the mind! We're tasting Rhum Clément tonight, 5-7PM, with Gabe Rodriguez of Origin Beverage Co. He'll whip up some Daiquiris and we'll taste a few special spirits, including VSOP & Creole Shrubb. Here's a cool article on Rhum … [Read more]

New Wines, Muscadet in Mags, Sherry Tasting Wednesday, July 2nd.

We hope everyone has been enjoying the first official week of summer! The weather has been so perfect, we're sure Mother Nature has something up her sleeve for us – but we'll try to shed our New England pessimism and live in the moment! We kicked … [Read more]

Friday Wine Tasting in the Shop, 5-8PM

2012 Wittmann Riesling Trocken, Rheinhessen This family estate began in 1663; they've been organic since the mid-90s, biodynamic since 2003. The vineyards include Grosses Gewächs Morstein, Kirchspiel and Aulerde. Old vines, low yields, rigorous … [Read more]

New Arrivals: Beer!

This week we got the first and only American Trappist ale from theSpencer brewery in Spencer, MA.    Double Trouble came in, too, from Founders. It's their limited release Imperial IPA.    Two new bombers from Stone came in this week as well. … [Read more]

Friday tasting in the shop, 5-8PM. Plus: Summer of Riesling! Wickenden in the News! Yuengling!

The solstice is nearly upon us and we are bracing for the acid hounds. In the meantime, school is winding down in Providence, so the long & lazy days will be even quieter for the next couple of months. We enjoy this time in the city almost as … [Read more]

Saturday Beer Tasting, 4-7PM

We're tasting raspberry beer! Sam Smith's organic raspberry ale Founders Rubaeus – a "pure raspberry ale" Lindeman's Framboise lambic – fermented with raspberry juice … [Read more]