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Boston Wine Tastings & Events

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October 13
Terramia hosts a five-course wine dinner on October 13 showcasing Italy's Michele Chiarlo Winery. The dinner at the North End restaurant begins at 6:30 p.m. and will feature dishes like black truffle risotto, Bolognese served over pappardelle pasta and tender filet mignon with a red wine reduction. The dinner is $70 per person plus tax and gratuity. Terramia, 98 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113, 617-523-3112.
October 14
Puritan &  Company hosts a wine dinner on October 14 featuring Mas de Daumas Gassac wines paired with a seasonal menu conceived by chef de cuisine Alex Saenz and chef/owner Will Gilson. The dinner starts at 6:45 p.m. and costs $95 (plus tax and gratuity). French wines will include N.V. “Rosé Frizant” Pays de l'Hérault and 2011 Mas de Daumas Gassac Blanc. Puritan & Company, 1166 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02139, 617-615-6195.
Vendor pours wine at the Martha’s Vineyard Food and Wine Festival in Edgartown, MA October 15-18
Martha’s Vineyard celebrates its annual wine and culinary extravaganza. Some festival features include wine tasting seminars, nationally recognized chefs, culinary dinners and an auction. For more details, please visit

The Fireplace's bi-monthly tasting series offers discriminating drinkers a chance to swap knowledge on wine, beer, spirits, and artisinal specialties. The libations get paired (naturally) with chef Jim Solomon's hearty New England cuisine; an expert will be on hand for educational purposes. The tastings begin at 3 p.m, and cost is $30. Upcoming sessions spotlight maritnis, tequila, and summer cocktails. The Fireplace, 1634 Beacon St., Brookline, MA 02445, 617-975-1900.
Seasonal sips, a weekly wine tasting event, is being held on Thursdays at Meritage at the Boston Harbor Hotel. Chef Daniel Bruce and sommelier Betsy Ross will introduce you to three to four wines from selected regions paired up with tasting spoons or small bites with each wine offering. For $25, you can sample Pinots from Oregon, all-American sparklers and wines from southern Italy from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 pm. Meritage, Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110, 617-439-3995.
City Wine Tours introduces a sparkling wine walking tour on Saturday afternoons year-round from 3 to 5 p.m. featuring Champagne, Prosecco and Spanish Cava sparkling wines with food pairings at Cambridge restaurants. The tour starts at Nubar at the Sheraton Commander Hotel, moves on to First Printer in Harvard Square and ends at Finale. Tickets are $66 and may be purchased at Enter code "BUBBLES" for 20 percent off tickets. For more information, call 617-423-3184.

Also consult GAYOT's listings of Boston Culinary Events

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University Wine Shop
1739 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140

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