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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

2014 Aude-La Côte Rêvée (Domaine Malquier)
Sale Price $6.99 – $75.49 case of twelve

From Languedoc, Domaine Malquier is a blend of Carignan and Caladoc. The result is a fruity, spicy red with an earthy, tannic finish.

2015 Sangiovese di Romagna ‘Lôna Bôna’ (Trerè)
Sale Price $8.99 – $97.09 case of twelve

In Romagna where pasta and pork fat are king and queen, Lona Bona Sangiovese from Trerè is the right kind of red to match the hearty cuisine. Ripe berry fruit and bracing tannins make this a superbly versatile red.

2015 Sauvignon Bianco (Cabert)
Sale Price $7.99 – $86.29 case of twelve

Cabert’s Sauvignon delivers incredible concentration and dryness at a supremely affordable price. Great for linguine and clams.

2015 Les Landes ‘Sables Fauves’ (Laballe)
Sale Price $7.99 – $86.29 case of twelve

This dry white comes from Landes, a sandy vineyard area south of Bordeaux. The blend of Ugni Blanc, Colombard, and Sauvignon Blanc makes a bracingly dry, salty white that will match well with soups, salads and seafood.