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Our main focus at The Wine Cask is to deliver value. We believe that value in wine is not defined by the lowest price; rather it’s where quality and reasonable price coincide.

We were one of the first stores to publish a monthly newsletter that included great-value ‘Wines of the Month,’ and we still do it. During the forty years we have been serving our customers in Somerville and Cambridge the wine world has grown immensely, and we have grown with it. The diversity of wine is its greatest virtue and we seek it all over the world.

We travel the world visiting wine regions and attending trade shows whenever possible. We have attended the annual Loire Valley trade show in Angers, Vin Expo in Bordeaux, and Vini Sud in Montpelier multiple times. We annually attend Vin Italy. We have traversed Spain numerous times. In addition, staff members have visited Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, South Africa, Australia, Germany, Austria, and Hungary. These experiences have taught us a great deal about wine and food and how they can best be matched.

Our store has around two thousand different wines to choose from, and almost all of them have been tasted by a staff member. If you don’t see what you’re looking for we are more than happy to special order a single bottle for you.

Wines of the Month


2015 Rioja Blanco ‘Royal’ (Bodegas Franco-Españolas)
Sale Price $7.99 – $86.29 case of twelve

The Viura grape always delivers deep color and rich mouth-filling flavor. The 2015 Royal is also fresh and balanced with crisp peach fruit and a dry finish.

2015 Vinos de Madrid ‘Old Vine Garnacha’ (Zestos)
Sale Price $8.99 – $97.09 case of twelve

Spanish Garnacha has a lively balance of big fruit and zesty crispness. The 2015 Zestos is perfect for a burger or a spicy chili.

2015 Malbec (Bodini)
Sale Price $7.99 – $86.29 case of twelve

A little more subtle than most Malbecs, the 2015 Bodini will match well with a roast chicken and a spicy bean salad.

2015 Bordeaux Supérieur (Chateau Bellecroix)
Sale Price $8.99 – $97.09 case of twelve

Chateau Bellecroix shows the breed of the 2015 Bordeaux vintage with its earthy aromas, ripe black fruits, and mellow tannic finish.