Market Street Wineshop

Cville's Best Wine and Beer Selection since 1986

Kermit Rules: Friday Wine Tasting

Kermit Rules: Friday Wine Tasting

Wines of Kermit Lynch Wine Tasting, Friday 9 February 2018, 5-7:30 pm Sommariva, Rosato Spumante NV - $17.99, Tasting Price - $15.96 (90% Raboso, 10% Pinot Noir; The Veneto, Italy) "The first gourmand to eat an oyster or an artichoke must have been truly brave, but...

Beer Tasting: Port City Brewing Company

Beer Tasting: Port City Brewing Company

WE PUT THE ‘ALE’ IN ALEXANDRIA! Wednesday, 5:30-7 pm, 8/23, Downtown The historic port city of Alexandria, VA has a proud tradition of brewing beer for the region that dates back to the 19th century. Founded in 1866, the Robert Portner Brewing Company operated in...

Lovely & Amazing: Wine of the Week

Lovely & Amazing: Wine of the Week

di Lenardo, Chardonnay Friuli 2016 When we tasted Massimo's amazing Chardonnay, we were smitten. Lush, plush, smooth, juicy and full of flavor it has just enough acidity to keep it lively and refreshing. The Italian judges of Gambero Rosso agree, they awarded it Tre...

Honey to the Bee–Beer of the Week

Honey to the Bee–Beer of the Week

Basic City Honey-Hued Oopsproch We all must be flies to Basic City, because they want to catch us with a little bit of honey. The Basic City Honey-Hued Oopsproch is an easy drinking lager that pays attention to the maltier side of things. Don’t worry. It stays away...

Market Street Wineshop

has been selling a large and carefully chosen selection of wines and beers in Downtown Charlottesville since 1986.   We have been voted “Best Wine Shop” by the readers of C-VILLE Weekly. Our staff is passionate about wine and beer and we love hunting down inexpensive deals for dinner as well as helping you select something extraordinary for a special occasion.

In addition to wine and beer, we have a small but quality selection of specialty foods, coffees, teas, gifts and hand-woven baskets. If you want to try before you buy, we have our Wines of the Week open to taste every day. We also have free tastings; beers Wednesday evening and wine Friday evening at our Downtown store.

 

  • Over 1200 wines and 400 beers in stock, with tens of thousands more available on a week’s notice.
  • Free gift wrapping for bottles in our signature bright red bag.
  • Help selecting gifts and putting together gift baskets.
  • Delivery to anyone in our local area.
  • Shipping to 29 states and the District of Columbia. We also sell wine shipping boxes.
  • Gift Cards in any amount. Call with your credit card and recipient information. We are happy to mail them to the recipient for you. (They never expire and have no future fees.)
  • Free chilling service. Our “Wine Well” chiller will chill any bottle in seven minutes. Wine or beer. If you want to pick up something in particular, just call and we will drop it in the chiller and have it waiting for you.
  • Cork recycling. Carpets Plus has provided us a cork recycling bin from which they obtain corks to make cork flooring.
  • Moving boxes. We keep a stack of cardboard wine and beer boxes that are perfectly-sized for moving. Feel free to take what you need.

Free Tastings

Wines of the Week open every day at both stores (one white and one red) Wednesday Beer Tasting Downtown 5:30-7 pm Friday Wine Tasting Downtown 5-7:30 pm

Discounts

15% off a full case of any 12 non-sale wines. 10% off a half case of any 6 non-sale wines. 5% off a case of any non-sale beers. (A case of beer is 4 six-packs, 6 four-packs, or any mixed combination adding to 24 single bottles.) (A case of beer is also 12 of the 22 oz or 750 ml bottles.)  Sale wines or beers count toward your number. Items do not need to be all the same. They can be mixed.

We provide information on our weekly tastings, events, and other specials in our e-newsletter.

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Wine Wednesdays on 106.1 The Corner

Every Wednesday, Robert talks with Jeff Sweatman about all things wine on The Corner 106.1 radio station. Once a month, Clinton talks about beer. The piece airs between 4:00 and 4:30 pm. For your convenience, and driving safety, we post a list of the wines discussed here. Click the link to the right to listen to the podcast of this and past discussions. After the broadcast, we showcase the wines mentioned and mark them with 106.1 The Corner signs.
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