No. 9 Park – Boston Organic Wine Scene

No. 9 Park – Boston Organic Wine Scene

Winning James Beard awards for Outstanding Service and Outstanding Wine Program is impressive – winning them without an appointed sommelier is downright spectacular. How did Boston’s No. 9 Park restaurant accomplish this? Wine Director Cat Silirie...
Rendezvous – The Boston Organic Wine Scene

Rendezvous – The Boston Organic Wine Scene

When Scott Holliday visited Chateau Tour Grise in the Loire Valley just before harvest time two years ago, it had been raining for weeks, leaving the grapes to soak up water. Everyone feared a catastrophe — “You could see it on everyone’s face – just weary from the...

Oleana – The Boston Organic Wine Scene

“We talk so much about sustainable agriculture and the foods that we’re putting into our bodies,“ says Lauren Friel, wine director at the Cambridge restaurant Oleana and its sister restaurant Sharma. ”To not extend that to wine is a really big gap in the...
Spoke Wine Bar – Organic Wine Ouside Boston

Spoke Wine Bar – Organic Wine Ouside Boston

Outside of central Boston, beyond the new cocktailians and craft beer bars in Cambridge, the Red Line ends at Davis Square, home of Tufts University. In the past year, several cocktail saloons and organic wine bars have popped up here, including Spoke Wine Bar. As the...