Special Report

The Best Place to Buy Wine in Every State

Source: Courtesy of Tiki N. via Yelp

Massachusetts: Urban Grape
> Location: Boston

Owned by a dynamic husband and wife duo, the Urban Grape aims to transform the way we taste wine. Wines are organized by their body and mouthfeel, rather than varietal or origin, giving both novice and seasoned wine drinkers a new way to consider their palate and appropriate food pairings. The staff provides stellar service – akin to that in a luxury hotel – and there are frequent free tastings on site.

Source: Courtesy of Village Wine Shop via Facebook

Michigan: Village Wine Shop
> Location: Grosse Pointe Park

This 70-plus-year-old establishment in a historic building carries a well-priced selection of beer, spirits, cigars, and over 2,000 different wines. The shelves are well-organized, and the owner and staff are courteous and make fitting suggestions no matter what you’re in the mood for.

Source: Courtesy of 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits via Facebook

Minnesota: 1010 Washington Wine & Spirits
> Location: Minneapolis

Kind and helpful employees are the norm at this downtown Minneapolis wine and liquor store. They carry a wide selection of beer, wine, and spirits from all over the world, as well as a notable representation of local craft brews, and offer frequent tasting events.

Source: Courtesy of Corkscrew Fine Wine & Spirits via Facebook

Mississippi: Corkscrew Fine Wine & Spirits
> Location: Jackson

A large wine and liquor outlet with constant sales, a discount area, and a huge wine selection, Corkscrew is known for their attentive service. Employees are happy to make recommendations, guide you through rare products, and will even help carry your purchases to the car if you’ve bought a case.

Source: Courtesy of Cellar Rat Wine Merchants via Facebook

Missouri: Cellar Rat Wine Merchants
> Location: Kansas City

The staff at Cellar Rat take pride in their carefully curated selection, only selling wines that they’ve tasted and enjoyed. They can cater to any price point, from a $5 bottle to a $500 bottle, and offer popular $100 mix-and-match wine cases. Customers rave about the wine club and tasting events.

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