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Beach Wine | Nantucket, MA

Summer Sips

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay Being on Nantucket during the month of August has its ups and downs. While the water temperature is just right and the days of sunshine outnumber those of any other weather combined, there is a tremendous amount of traffic to navigate on this …

Perch | Nantucket, MA

Dream Manifested

by Catherine Macallister Not far from the Hyline docks and just behind the famous Straight Wharf Gazebo are the wide wooden steps that bring you into Perch Nantucket. This store is large and open, carrying some the island’s trendiest clothing. Laurie O’Connell, owner and buyer for the company, is primarily …

Sara Campbell | Nantucket, MA

Timeless with a Twist

by Catherine Macallister Sara Campbell has only just opened for the day and there is already someone enjoying the white rocking chairs that are set outside the storefront. Dog treats and a doggie bowl complete the outside of the welcoming shop, making this the perfect place for customers and their …

Craft & Cru: The Best of Craft Beer

by Jenny You are sitting on your back porch and can hear the roar of the ocean waves. The grill is fired up and ready for action. Friends visiting from off-island are gathered, listening to music, and enjoying the summer afternoon. In honor of celebrating the holiday of America’s independence, …

Cinema Sips

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay Movies can be like fine wine. Depth, character, and an unexpected ending are all qualities that can be found in both of these creative endeavors. What makes each of them unique is the artistic style of the director who has a vision from …

Epernay wines | Nantucket, MA

Toasting What’s Next

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay Summer is right around the corner, and with it comes a multitude of rites of passages to celebrate. Whether it’s a surprised engagement at Brant Point Lighthouse or acknowledging the accomplishments of a life-long career, you can be sure to add to the …

Nantucket Pink

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay Tired of drinking the same old blush plonk that you don’t even like anyway? Feel lost and overwhelmed in the rosé aisle these days? Not sure how to get the biggest bang for your buck amongst the current sea of pink wine? With …

holiday Gifts | Nantucket, MA

Gifts that Keep On Giving

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay The holiday season is about the joy of giving. This could mean offering the generosity of your time, providing much needed funds for your favorite charity, or giving a most-thoughtful gift that has the recipient thinking fondly of you every time they see …