Best of Boston

2011 BEST Wine Shop, West

The Urban Grape

We’re done wandering around wine shops, waiting patiently for a clerk to comb his mental archives for something we’ll enjoy. Urban Grape sells wine the way we like to buy it: grouped by body and intensity—not by region, grape, or cheesy categories like “fresh and fruity.” Add in a tasting machine that dispenses samples of staff favorites, and you have a shopping experience worth toasting.

7 Boylston St. Chestnut Hill 617-232-4831 theurbangrape.com

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