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Fall Cocktails | Nantucket, MA

Fall Cocktails

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay After Columbus Day weekend, several of Nantucket’s seasonal hot spot dining establishments will be shuttering their doors until Nantucket Christmas Stroll or Daffy Fest 2019. Luckily, there are numerous locations that do remain open for those who enjoy the lush taste of food …

Michael Torrisi Harbor Stormy Sunset | Nantucket, MA

Indian Summer Expeditions

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay Nantucket is breathing a huge sigh of relief these days. As the fast and furious summer chapter on island is closing, the door to autumn begins to open. The sun sets a little earlier, although no less spectacularly, and the temperature begins to …

Endeavor | Nantucket, MA

Bucket List

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay The most wonderful time of the year on Nantucket has arrived, and that means there is a lot to accomplish in the next few weeks. Restaurant week will soon be approaching to leisurely enjoy a repast at your favorite local dining establishment without …

wine and cheese | Nantucket, MA

Esprit du Summer

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Summertime is synonymous with Sauvignon Blanc. No other wine screams “drink me” on a hot summer day as a relief to the scorching heat more than this racy, acidic white wine that is full of fresh fruit, minerality ,and a lively finish. With so many …

Cancer & Hope

Sea-Inspired Libations

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Coastal living invokes thoughts of bathing in the sun and times spent swimming in the ocean surf. Standing in line for ice cream, staying up late to admire the stars, and wearing a hat most days to shade from the sun are all part and …

Seaside Sips for Summer | Nantucket, MA

Seaside Sips for Summer

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Only five Fridays left until Labor Day Weekend. Makes you think about what remains on your Nantucket Summer Bucket List. You mapped it out at the beginning of season, but your busy social schedule, kids at camp, and weekly houseguests got the best of you …

BYOB | Nantucket, MA

BYOB Picks

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie While Nantucket has a handful of places for a quick grab-and-go coffee paired with a Morning Glory muffin, sometimes you are in need of a hearty breakfast. Whether it is to clear your head from the night before or get your read for the day …

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 …