Market Street Wineshops

Charlottesville's Favorite Wine Stores Since 1986
What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

Alain Treille Muscadet Sevre et Maine 2015 Muscadet gets no respect. An undervalued dry white, it's usually mistaken for the sweet Muscat due to the similarity of the name. It could not be more different. Hailing from the mouth of the Loire River, Muscadet is a...

Smoke on the Water

Smoke on the Water

Barnard Griffin Fumé Blanc 2015 - $12.99 In 1968 Robert Mondavi changed the style of his Sauvignon Blanc from fruity to dry. He called the new wine Fumé Blanc, after the great French region of Pouilly-Fumé, and its signature grape Sauvignon Blanc. Fumé translates to...

You’re Welcome.

You’re Welcome.

Rubus Cabernet Sauvignon California 2015 You may have noticed our fondness for the Rubus brand; not hard considering we stock six different Rubuses (Rubi?). Created by importer Fran Kysela, these wines are remarkable values from across the globe; California,...

Quadrupel Tasting

Quadrupel Tasting

DISCOVER Belgian Beer February continues ... This Wednesday ♦ Downtown 5:30-7:00 PM TASTING EVENT This week we taste some quadrupels. FEATURING  St. Bernardus Abt 12 Gulden Draak 4000 TBD TBD TBD In 1836, the Abdij van Westmalle (The Abbey at Westmalle, Belgium)...

February Wine Features

February Wine Features

Broc Cellars, Love White 2015 - $19.99 (90% Marsanne, 7% Roussanne, 3% Viognier; Berkeley, California) “Broc Cellars fits hardly anybody’s idea of a California winery. You won’t see any cellars, for one thing, or anything remotely pastoral, like a vineyard. The...

Scottish Ale Tasting

Scottish Ale Tasting

DISCOVER Ales from Scotland This Wednesday ♦ Downtown 5:30-7:00 PM TASTING EVENT This week we remind ourselves that the Scottish know beer. FEATURING  Belhaven Scottish Ale Orkney Skullsplitter Belhaven 90 ~/ Wee Heavy Harviestoun Old Engine Oil Dark Beer Back in the...

Wine Camp: Lovely Liguria, Italy’s Riviera

Wine Camp: Lovely Liguria, Italy’s Riviera

DISCOVER Wine Camp: Lovely Liguria, Italy's Riviera Uptown, 5-7 pm, Thursday 23 January 2017  This is a nice Ligurian primer. Especially the page on the cuisine of Liguria. FEATURING Wine Descriptions by Laura and Antonio Basso, owners and winemakers of Durin Winery...

Uptown Saturday Wine Tasting

Uptown Saturday Wine Tasting

DISCOVER Delicioso Vini l'Italiano et Bon Vin de la France Uptown, 2-5 pm, Saturday 18 February 2017  With Dave Jone of Downey Selections FEATURING Azienda Viniviticola Orsolani, Erbaluce di Caluso 2015 (100% Erbaluce; Piedmont, Italy) Michel Chapoutier, Les Vignes de...

Friday Night Tasting 2/16

Friday Night Tasting 2/16

MSWS Downtown 5-7:30 pm Chateau de Fontenille Entre-deux-Mers 2016 - $13.99 Tasting price - $12.59 (40% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Sauvignon gris, 20% Sémillon, 20% Muscadelle; Bordeaux, France) “The vines of Château de Fontenille have flourished on gravel terroirs bathed...

Got Wine?

Market Street Wineshops in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been providing quality wines combined with friendly, expert advice since 1986.
Our staff takes pride in helping customers find the perfect wine for the occasion, whether you are looking for inexpensive bottle for dinner, or something extraordinary for a special event.
We stock over 1200 different varieties of wine from all over the world, and have access to tens of thousands of wines with a week’s notice.

Wine Catering

We also provide catering options for special dinners, wedding receptions, holiday parties, and more. We can deliver to anyone in the local Charlottesville area, in addition, we can ship to 29 different states, and the District of Columbia. We also sell wine boxes for shipping.

Wine Gifts

Want to give wine as a gift, but can’t decide what to choose? A gift certificate from Market Street Wineshops allows the recipient the pleasure of selecting their favorite wine, and never expires.

Wine Education

Interested in educating your palate, or just finding new wines to love? We offer a weekly special on one white, and one red, every week! Visit us at both stores to taste our Wines of the Week before you buy, or join us for our free weekly tastings. Sign up for our newsletter to participate in one of our “Wine Camps” held throughout the year.

Wine Tastings

Market Street Wineshop Downtown has wine tastings every Friday from 5:30-7pm.
Our Uptown location has tastings every Saturday from 2pm-5pm
To find out more about tastings and events, sign up for our weekly newsletter, or check out our Facebook page.

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