It is wine o’clock somewhere and if your date is a wine lover then there is a perfect place in Boston for you to have a date night! From a night out to a day trip experience, there are so many ways to share some wine love. Food and wine traditionally bring us together and there is something about tastings that seems to elevate the basics a bit more and make it feel even more of a shared intimate experience. Taste, sip, eat and maybe even learn a thing or two together. Check out these eight great date ideas for wine lovers – there is sure to be one to fit your perfect pairing!
Boston winery is an urban winery offering its patrons the unique opportunity to experience and even be involved in the wine making process. The grapes are sourced from around the globe and processed into their hand crafted wines right onsite in their winery. Offering tastings and tours every Thursday through Saturday with various special events throughout the year, this is an intimate atmosphere in which to learn about the old fashioned wine making process done right! Check out upcoming events or schedule a tasting and tour.
26 Ericssson Street, Dorchester
Sip Wine Bar and Kitchen
A modern wine bar offering tastings by the half glass, glass, or bottle. Sip allows you to taste different varietals as well as offers a good selection of Tapas plates to compliment the wine offerings giving you a food tasting experience as well. This is a fun and different spot to add to your wine date list. Sip Wine Bar and Kitchen is also conveniently located in the theater district so would be a perfect addition to your dinner and a show date night experience.
581 Washington Street, Boston
Taste Wine Bar and Kitchen
Taste is a wine bar and kitchen in the heart of downtown Boston that integrates the tasting experience into their regular restaurant service. In addition to the regular offerings, there are also special event tastings and classes to check out as well. Bonus if you love the food and wine you taste during a night out here, you can head on over across the street to their shop Common Vines and take home some more of what you loved here to savor together later!
101 Summer Street, Boston
Coastal Wine Trail
This is a day trip or weekend away that is well worth the drive and a special time away for two. The Coastal Wine Trail includes fourteen local wineries spanning throughout southeastern New England. Check one, two, or all of the fourteen wineries included off your list. There are always special events happening to add to the experience as well as the unique quaintness of each local winery tour. Download a map, Coastal Passport and plan your perfect weekend of wine love.
200 Pine Hill Rd, Westport
Nashoba Valley Winery
A charming local winery located in an apple orchard, Nashoba Valley Winery is open year round offering unique experiences throughout the seasons. They have an on-site wine making facility as well as a distillery, brewery and restaurant. There are over 30 varieties of wine made here and endless opportunities to taste and enjoy them! There are multiple tasting bars as well as a beautiful shop to buy their wine by the bottles. J’s Restaurant is their on-site gourmet restaurant which also offers box lunches available to pre-order online. Pick up a special lunch to enjoy with a bottle of their wine and perfect New England views. In spring through the fall, this spot is a wine picnic date done right!
100 Wattaquadock Hill Rd, Bolton
Fromage Wine Bar and Restaurant
Just like you and your date, wine and cheese are a perfect pair. So share the love for this classic duo with your other half and check out Fromage Wine Bar. Make it a dinner date and enjoy a gourmet meal or just a tasting experience. You can also bring home the wine and cheese you love from here and continue your date night tasting experience back home!
401 W Broadway, Boston
Bin 26 Enoteca
Bin 26 Enoteca’s charming location in Beacon Hill along with its extensive wine list and varied menu selection make this one to check off on your wine date list. The menu is seasonally driven and ranges from small plates to multi course meals. Their international wine list boasts over 60 wines offered by the glass and over 200 by the bottle. There is sure to be the perfect bottle to share with your wine lover here!
26 Charles Street, Boston
Boston Wine Tours
Schedule a wine tour and pop in and out of some of the newest restaurants in the Boston Waterfront or Ink Block neigborhoods. Boston Wine Tours offers both opportunities for tours on Saturdays and Sundays from 3-5pm as well as special events. Wine not get a taste for some of the best spots in some of the most up and coming parts of the city and enjoy some great wine? Plan a fun and unique afternoon outing in the city together.
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