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Cigars | Nantucket, MA

Cigars and Celebrations

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Summer on Nantucket is filled with momentous occasions. Your best friend from summer camp is getting hitched at First Congregational Church and you’re in charge of getting cigars for all the groomsmen. You and your wife are receiving congratulations on your new bundle of joy …

Holiday Gift Giving | Nantucket, MA

Gifting Grower Champagnes

~ by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits ~ The holiday season is here (hooray!), and that means a plethora of social gatherings and gift giving. The challenge of this time of year is how to make holiday parties a little more …

Scallop Shell Wreath | Nantucket, MA

Scallop Shell Craft Ideas

~by Cara Godlesky~ Even before you set up your Christmas tree or decorate your home for the holidays, getting the family together to make decorations can be fun for all ages. Family scallop season started October 1 with the commercial season ramping up from November 1. Whether you harvest and …

Rosé Wine | Nantucket, MA

Sippers for the End of Summer

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits Rosé isn’t just about warm and sultry summer days on sunny beaches anymore. Also sometimes referred to as “Nantucket Water,” this refreshing category of wine, as an alternative to red or white, has become part …

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Great Wedding Gifts Not on the Registry

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits She lives in New York, he lives in Boston, and they met on a balmy summer night at a lively cocktail party on Nantucket. Fast forward through their whirlwind long-distance courtship, and the fine gent …