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Wine on a Nantucket Beach

Red, White, & Rosé, Sips of Summer Wine

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits Warmer temperatures, longer beach days, and refreshingly chilled wines…summer is just around the corner, as well as transitioning to easy drinking, every-day-style wines that are light on the palate and the pocket. Summer entertaining, whether …

Toasting at Weddings | Nantucket, MA

Making The Most of an Important Toast

~ by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits ~ Fall wedding season is upon us here on Nantucket and you have been asked to be the Best Man or Maid of Honor. With all the duties associated with the position, you are also …

Rosé Wine | Nantucket, MA

Drinking Pink – Rosé

~ by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits ~ Summer on Nantucket has become synonymous with drinking rosé wine. On the boat, at the beach, sipping it waterfront with breakfast, lunch or dinner are just a few occasions where one can be …

Pairing Wine & Chocolate | Nantucket, MA

Wine & Chocolate!

~ by Jenny Benzie Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits ~ You love finding the time to curl up on your beach blanket under your wide brimmed sun hat and reading a book from any one of the esteemed authors that you met during …

Bottle Shock

Pairing Wine with Films

~ by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits ~ Wine has played an integral part in numerous hit films. Whether it is a story that revolves around life in a vineyard, as part of a romantic comedy of wine drinkers. or a …