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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 fifty 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


2016 Yecla (Castaño)
Sale Price $7.99 – $86.29 case of twelve

Monastrell is the soul of Southern Spain. Castaño’s version is a not too heavy red with bright plummy flavor. Great for rice and beans.

2015 Coteaux Bourguignons (Vignerons de Buxy)
Sale Price $9.99 – 107.89 case of twelve

The recently created appellation of Coteaux Bourguignons has made red Burgundy more affordable. The Vignerons de Buxy blend Pinot Noir and Gamay to produce a structured, dry red that is ideal for roast chicken or boeuf bourguignon.

2016 Grenache (Le Paradou)
Sale Price $8.99 – $97.09 case of twelve

The south of France is Grenache’s homeland, and Le Paradou delivers an authentic experience at a great price. Have this with lamb stew.

2015 Chardonnay (Ethno)
Sale Price $7.99 – $86.29 case of twelve

This terrific un-oaked Chardonnay hails from Bulgaria and delivers dry, long, crisp flavors destined for seafood and pasta.