We’ve got a wide-ranging selection for today’s tasting, from French and English ciders, to Australian Shiraz, to German Eiswein – you’ve simply got to come meet Lee, from Winesellers, Ltd., an importer with “Over three decades of experience as a family-run importer of family-owned wine brands from around the globe”!
Founded in 1987 by Nicola Masciarelli (and with a direct connection to the Mascarelli Estate in the Abruzzo region of Italy), the Masciarelli Wine Company has been a family-owned business ever since, focused on importing and distributing only the finest quality limited-production wines. “Masciarelli Wine Company strives to deal directly with the winery whenever possible and seek out small estates producing high-quality wines that would be overlooked in larger brand-driven portfolios…We have a passion for wine that we enjoy spreading.”
Acton-based Premium European Wines was founded by local residents Paul and Oxana Knutrud in accordance with with their deeply held values of personal relationship and connection with the wineries they represent: “The small selection of represented wineries and wines demonstrates our focus and dedication to bringing something special that is a cut above the norm and a great value.” Their business model was ” To connect small family-style European farms with American wine lovers. We seek quality wines with character and integrity and deliver them to you…We [also] believe in giving back to our world and community. This is why 20% of our profits are donated to Christopher’s Haven.”
Didier Boutet selects wines in his image: honest, upfront and warm. His wines match his character; they are authentic. For many years, Didier has uncovered, and developed relationships with, the best vintners and their estates. Above all, he selects wines for aroma, flavor and trueness to type. But enduring relationships are also crucial: Didier seeks out vintners who bring passion to creating their wines.
We always enjoy having Mise Wines here for a tasting: they’ve got such a splendid selection of sustainable, organic and/or biodynamic wines!
Mise Wines: ” The art and joy of Real Wine. Sustainable, Hand-Crafted, & Curated. We are a Massachusetts wine importer and distributor dedicated to real wine; hand-picked selections from producers who craft wines with properly grown grapes using traditional methods and eschewing manipulation.”