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Trillium Garden on the Greenway photo courtesy of Trillium Brewing Co.

Beer Gardens Are Coming Back to the Greenway

For those who spent the winter missing the experience of sipping a cold drink accompanied by the sunshine and a warm outdoor breeze (also known […]

City Life

Five Ways Massachusetts Ditched the Nanny State during the Pandemic

On the one hand, city and state government decisions have never played a more jarringly intrusive role in our day-to-day activities, with sweeping curfews, strictly […]


Five Scenic Massachusetts Wineries You Should Visit

We might not be able to take a long weekend trip to the Finger Lakes or vacation in Sonoma to get our vineyard fix right […]


Boston Rosé Wine Is Back In Stores, Just When We Need It Most

The weather is improving, though it’s certainly not waterfront patio season as usual, since the Massachusetts economy is only just beginning to rouse from the […]


The Coolest Ways to Drink Socially from a Social Distance

There is no shortage of booze to be drunk during this time of isolation: Essential businesses like liquor stores and breweries are keeping their inventories […]


Get These Natural Wines Delivered at Home to Pair with Pantry Staples

Week two of the Bay State’s stay-at-home mandate is almost behind us—and I don’t know about you, but I’m getting pretty darn bored of my […]


Gracenote Coffee and Wine Bar Is Now Open in Cambridge

More than four years after debuting a standing room-only coffee shop in downtown Boston, Gracenote Coffee Roasters has a new location where you can actually […]


Drown Your Patriots Postseason Sorrows at This New Winery Near Gillette Stadium

For one local Italian-American extended family, decades of sharing a winemaking hobby has turned into a unique new business in the town of Walpole. Debevino […]


New England’s Winemakers Don’t Care How They Do It in California

On a crisp September day, I harvested grapes at a vineyard that’s broken all the rules. Most others I’ve walked through are maintained with such […]


There’s a New “Wine-Focused Restaurant” in Downtown Boston (Well, Sort Of)

Taste Wine Bar and Kitchen owner Jen Scott considers herself an accidental restauranteur. Two years after opening the downtown Boston boîte and its sibling, Common […]


Here’s Your First Look at Gray’s Hall, a Laid-Back Southie Wine Bar Opening in December

UPDATE, December 30: Ring in the new year at South Boston’s new wine bar. Gray’s Hall officially opens for dinner on Tuesday, Dec. 31. PREVIOUSLY: […]


90+ Cellars Is Launching a Mobile Wine Bar in Boston

The summer of rosé rolls on for another year—literally. 90+ Cellars is getting ready to start up a brand-new, wine-bar-on-wheels for the season, stocking it with this […]

Racks of rose at Social Wines in South Boston

Central Bottle in Cambridge Will Become Social Wines This Summer

A changing of the vino guards is happening in Cambridge. After a decade of sharing decidedly non-snooty wine recommendations and knowledge in Central Square, Liz […]


Boston and 90+ Cellars Have a Sparkling Wine for the Holidays

Here’s the perfect idea to complement a gift-pack for your most proudly Bostonian buddy: A bottle (or two) of Boston Bubbly. The second collaboration release […]

A winemaking employee holds a handful of Santa Barbara pinot noir grapes at City Winery Boston

Be Part of the Winemaking Process at City Winery Boston

By 9 a.m. on Monday morning, Stephen Feke had, for several hours, already been thinking about bottles and bottles of pinot noir. The winemaker was overseeing […]