Category Archives: Newsletter

Abramo returns on Friday, Jeff’s Gems on Saturday

After The Vine
September 21, 2018
Issue 265
Our friends up the street have done it again! Beating out renowned Whiskies such as Glenlivet 18yr old, High West American Prairie, and Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select, Sons of Liberty's Uprising finished in Pedro Ximenez Sherry Barrels took "Best in Show" at the 2018 Whiskies of the […]

A Toast to California on Friday with Marc, End of Summer Picks on Saturday

You can almost see the Love for Learning on their faces! Yes, it was back to school this morning in my household. It brings some normalcy to the otherwise hectic work week. But before we get fully entrenched in Fall-mode, let's enjoy this last, beautiful weekend of summer! I am already plotting and planning what […]

After the Vine: Holly’s Heros on Friday, Marc’s Selections on Saturday

Issue 262

For many of us, with our children heading back to school at some point next week, this is really the last weekend of summer. Thankfully, Mother Nature appears to be on our side for once this month. So get that back to school shopping done early in the day and then spend some […]

Steve Wynn kicks off the Summer on Fri, Gerard Bertrand wines on Saturday

Well, it looks like the weather Gods are finally smiling on us this weekend which is perfect since this weekend is the beginning of a great summer lineup we have planned for weekend wine tastings. To kick us off, Steve Wynn will highlight some amazing French and Austrian wines tonight, including two Rosés to get […]

Brand New Wines on Fri, Sons of Liberty Lemonade on Saturday

I am very curious to see how wines in a can do this summer. They are light and convenient but consumers have been pretty skeptical so far. Do you drink it right from the can or pour it into a glass? Will it taste tinny?


If you don't want to go out on limb […]

Abramo’s favorites on Fri, Here’s to Summer on Saturday

If any of you have driven on route 4 in the morning or late afternoons over the past three days you'll also have come to the stark realization that the beach-goers have infiltrated South County. Summer is upon us! And after enduring such a cold, miserable spring, I think we've earned it.
Friday Tasting
Nothing […]

Marc with Italian wines on Fri, Graduation Gifts on Saturday

There's going to be quite a bit of celebrating going on this weekend in South County. First, congratulations to all the Graduates of the Class of 2018 at URI. Second, best wishes to the Royal Couple, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Remember, if you would like to join them in the celebration, we are not […]

URI Grapes and Grain June 11th

Please join us for an Evening of Grapes and Grain to benefit women's athletics at URI.

The event is this Saturday, June 11th from 5-8pm on the lawn of the President's house on campus. The fundraiser features over 100 wines picked by the staff of Wakefield Liquors and microbrews from around the region. Local restaurants […]

Yellow Tail Beers, Kunf Fu Girl Riesling, and a Brand New Parking Lot (!)

Once again, thank you for your patience, during our parking lot renovations, this past week. For those of you who ventured in, it was a challenge at times, to figure out how to get to the front door. In the end, we have a fresh black sealcoat with brightly painted white lines. Hopefully it will […]

French wine specials & Abramo

Sometimes our weekend get-togethers are planned weeks, even months, in advance. Other times I get a call on a Friday morning from a good friend to see if he can highlight some French and Italian wines with a special guest. And when it's Abramo making the call, of course we say yes.

He will be […]