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Beyond the Dark’n Stormy

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits Rum has warm weather written all over. Sunshine, beaches, boats. Even when you are just dreaming of being here, a nice rum drink can easily transport your mind and spirit. The history of rum and …

Nantucket Cranberry Festival

Crash Course on Cranberry Cocktails

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Epernay Wine & Spirits The leaves are falling, the air is crisp, and you want to know how to recreate fall flavors into an adult libation. Here on Nantucket, look no further than the local cranberry bogs for inspiration. …

Nantucket Embraces #yeswayrosé

~ by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits ~ While relaxing aprés beach and winding down from the day (or getting ready for the annual clambake), nothing is quite as refreshing on Nantucket than a chilled glass of rosé wine. While some …

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Knowing Your Pinot

• by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier & Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits • Hot temperatures are fading as the end of summer approaches on the heels of Labor Day, but our taste buds are alive and ready for the Indian Summer bounty that awaits us here on Nantucket. The …