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sofia sparkling wines in cans

i saw an article which featured this wine which is packaged in small cans served at a wedding; i'm wondering where it can be purchased in the boston metro area

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  1. Trader Joe's has carried these in the past. I am not sure if they still do, but you could call and check. I believe I have also seen them at Wine and Cheese Cask in Somerville (corner of Kirkland and Beacon Streets). They usually come in four packs and are named after Sofia Coppola, whose father's winery makes them.

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    1. re: hckybg

      Yes, they are still found at the Wine & Cheese Cask in Somerville. I think one box of four cans is around $15....?

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      Wine and Cheese Cask
      407 Washington St, Somerville, MA

    2. Grab your phone, and dial Martignetti's

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      Martignetti Liquors
      1650 Soldiers Field Rd, Brighton, MA

      Martignetti Liquors
      64 Cross St, Boston, MA

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      1. re: okra

        The Cross Street Martignetti's has been closed for ages -- the building doesn't even exist anymore.

        I've also seen this at Marty's in Newton.

      2. Have sighted them at Alewife Discount Liquors (not sure if I am getting the name right, although I go fairly frequently) next to the Alewife/Fresh Pond Whole Foods.

        1. Does anyone know if they are any good? Price seems very reasonable.

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          1. re: SEH

            I'm no champagne connoisseur but though they were pretty tasty. They are neat looking, fun to drink and a change of pace. It seems like a good host or hostess gift.

            1. re: SEH

              I've brought them to events as "mommy juice boxes" People like the novelty but at the end of the event, there are a lot of only halfway empty cans around. I don't particularly care for it, myself. To stay on topic, I believe I've bought them at Kappy's in Saugus.

              1. re: SEH

                I have had these at Deep Ellum before, I think they are quite tasty - especially for the price!

              2. They have been available at the NH liquor store. Its a copala produced product I believe. I use them for picnics or when I have one guest who wants a mimosa and we don't want to open a whole bottle. I would say it's more like a Cava than a champagne (yeastier).

                1. I was looking at a can last night and it is actually carbonated wine and not sparkling wine. A minor difference but the bubble size is much larger than you would find in a true sparkling wine or Champagne. More of a soda/megabrewery beer carbonation.

                  1. Bauer Wine on Newbury usually has them. I tried it once and didn't go back for more. It wasn't dry enough for me and I don't like drinking out of cans.

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                    1. You are WAY better off picking up a good Spanish Cava in the $8-20 price range. Avoid Freixnet, but go for:

                      Anything from Segura Viudas, particuarly the Aria bottling.

                      Anything from Marques de Gelida

                      I like to go for some of the obscure ones.