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Craft Beer | Nantucket, MA

Craft Beer Craze

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Now is a great time to be an adventurous beer drinker in the United States. While Americans are drinking less beer than even a few years ago, we are drinking better products that quench our thirst in more ways than one. A craft (or micro) …

Local Libations Made Easy | Nantucket, MA

Local Libations

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Summertime is the perfect season to benefit from the bounty of the earth the far away isle of Nantucket has to offer. We have access to fresh eggs, succulent strawberries, delicious sweet corn, and all the heirloom tomatoes you can eat, along with a plethora …

Wine | Nantucket, MA

Best Reds for Your All American BBQ

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Summertime is finally here and while you are excited to be grilling on your new Weber, the precious sun-filled days on Nantucket are oftentimes better spent not having to cook (or clean up) for yourself. With the abundance of culinary destinations that this small island …

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 …

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 …

New Year's Resolution - drink more wine!

American Wines

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits Not only does Labor Day mark the unofficial closing of the summer season, more importantly it is a celebration to honor the working people and the contributions that they have made to our country over …