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The Blue Hill Wine Shop

138 Main Street, Blue Hill, ME 04614
207 374 2161
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Ranked #2 of 8 attractions in Blue Hill
Type: Specialty Shops
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- Jul 10, 2014
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Humacao, Puerto Rico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

We are coming back next week for a few days at Blue Hill and our fisrt stop (after buying Lobster)is the Wine shop to see Max, have an reel expresso and choose a wonderful selection of wines and cheeses, dont miss it, it contibute to a perfect vacations

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Blue Hill, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

The best wine shop Downeast. Max is very knowledgeable, engaging and informative about a wide range of topics. He and Mary Alice run a great store, wine, cheese, sandwiches, pasta and bread.

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Blue Hill, Maine
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57 reviews 57 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Great place! We go there for cheeses, granola, breads, local farm produce aas well as wine. Max is very knowledgeable and reliable with selections. As he say,s anybody can find you an expensive bottle of wine, but he specializes in finding those great bottles at reasonable prices.

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Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Service is friendly and knowledgeable. We have purchased many good wines on their recommendations without breaking the bank. The cheese selection is lovely too and they will let you taste before you buy. Very intimate atmosphere in this lovely old restored building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

I have two new favorite wines, thanks to Max, the owner of this wine shop. With a few short questions, he steered me to a white and a red that turned out to be just what I was looking for. I wanted a low alcohol riesling and that's what he found for me, without giving me the usual line about... More

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Boston
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Thoughtful, accessible, carefully curated wine selection with options in all price ranges; excellent selection of cheeses, a sprinkling of other fine foodstuffs (good bread, good coffee, olive oils and the like), with the lovely ambiance of a wood-burning stove. Don't miss the Saturday wine tastings!

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Blue Hill, Maine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

I almost don't want to write this and have people discover this place. It's wonderful... interesting wines, monthly tastings, excellent prices and great service. Once Max gets to know you (and it doesn't take long- not sure how he keeps it all in his head) you will get recommendations as soon as you walk in, plus he'll never let you... More

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North Brooksville, Maine, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

As with most of Blue Hill, this is one place to walk and poke around. Many wines in all price ranges. And many you can't get just any where. Cozy and feels good.

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Blue Hill, Maine
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

We drink lots of wine and always appreciate the recommendations we get from Max, the owner. He points out the bargains and always has something new to try. Recommended!

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Blue Hill, Maine
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

It's all about the atmosphere. If you want a snapshot into the local Blue Hill scene, go in to the Wine Shop and order a coffee and...wait. Colorful people and conversations, great cheese and charcuterie selection, nice wines. You could shop elsewhere, but how boring would that be?!

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