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Wine & Cheese Cask

407 Washington Street, Somerville, MA 02143
617-623-8656
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Ranked #1 of 2 Shopping in Somerville
Type: Specialty Shops
Most recent review
- Nov 25, 2013
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English first
Somerville, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I have been shopping here for over 20 years. They have a huge selection of both wine and cheeses, and a very knowledgeable and helpful staff and unlike many new fancy wine shops, they have a lot of very decent wines that are under $15. Unlike one reviewer, I have never had rude service there, quite the opposite.

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Boston, USA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

This is a Cambridge and Somerville institution, and the reason is that they have good wines at fair prices. Several of their staff are friendly and can recommend a good bottle. This is offset, however, by other staff who are breathtakingly rude. Not accepting Amex means that any time I need to make a large purchase for a work event... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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125 reviews 125 reviews
39 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

I have been coming to this shop for over 20 years. It is not big at all but their wine selection rivals some of the big stores in the area. I am on their mailing list so I get periodic newsletters that inform me of their wine and cheese specials. I am impressed by the knowledge of the wine staff.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2010 via mobile

Great shop. Note: not a restaurant but is listed as one on trip advisor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2009

Great place to pick up a good cheese, some great wine and little nibbles for an impromptu gathering at your pad

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2008

I don't get over there very often but they have amazing, unique wine options.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2008

The cheese selection is larger at Whole Foods off Memorial Drive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2008

the wine bin specials are this place's best feature

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Boston
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2008

Extremely helpfull, great selection for such a small place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2007

Knowledgeable staff, great imported wine and cheese assortment! If you are looking for great Ports, it's the place to shop.

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