The Douglas Wine & Spirits franchise was introduced to Massachusetts in 1990 by Owner John Haronian. Started as a small neighborhood liquor store, Douglas has expanded into 5 locations in the state, 4 in the local South Coast area. Always focusing on selection, service and competitive pricing, Douglas has not only remained in business but has continued to grow throughout the years. They invite you to come in and “Experience the Difference” at any one of their convenient locations!

Motto: “Experience the Difference with Douglas Wine & Spirits!”

Founded: 1990

Led by: The Wine Geeks

Why They’re Unique: Apart from a huge selection, Douglas Wine & Spirits also offers expert knowledge on Wine & Spirit brands. Whether you are looking for a unique bottle of wine to offer as a house warming gift, or looking for the perfect pairing for that holiday meal, make Douglas Wine & Spirits your destination.

They Can Answer Questions Relating to: Wine selection questions, meal pairing suggestions, alcohol content, wine or champagne brand regions, tasting events on the Southcoast and bar tending service assistance and suggestions.

 The Southcoast of Massachusetts is known for it’s Seafood. What better compliment to the following meals than:

Salmon – Erath Pinot Noir,

White fish (Cod/Haddock) –Banfi Principessa Gavi

Shellfish – Chateau St Michelle Chardonnay

With Red meat, you want to pair it always with a red wine. Some examples:

Filet – Dreaming Tree Crush Red

Wine Geek Terms:

Decanting- The process of pouring wine from its bottle into a decanter to separate the sediment from the wine.

Nose- The aroma or bouquet of a wine.

Varietal- Wines made from a single grape variety.

Vintage- Vintage is the process of picking grapes and creating the finished product. A vintage wine is one made from grapes that were all, or primarily, grown and harvested in a single specified year.

Wine tasting- The sensory evaluation of wine, encompassing more than taste, but also mouthfeel, aroma, and color.

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