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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 …

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 …

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 …