Tag: Sommelier Jenny Benzie

Nantucket Style

Summer Solstice Sips

To start, the weather in March was incredible here on Nantucket. Then, April was the pits (including more than the just the weather). May rolled around where we usually see an influx of people at the start of the season; however, that did not quite transpire this year. Fast forward to today, and summertime is so close you can taste it! It is definitely time to enjoy a splash of summer in your glass.

wine and cheese | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Entertaining

Experience Travel with International Wines

The diversity of wines, from different regions and grape varieties, is what makes them all special and unique. Each wine has its own story and history of where it came from, how it was made, and about the land and people who helped to shape it into what it becomes. Much like a community of people, it takes a village to raise these wines to experience and grow in a safe and healthy environment.

love wine | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Entertaining, Nantucket Style

Blissful Beverages

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay If you weren’t already filled with joy just by being on Nantucket, your heart will overflow with abundance attending a wedding or getting hitched here yourself. The beauty of the isle provides the perfect backdrop to what is considered the best day of […]

September Sips | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Entertaining

September Sips

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay It has often been said many times that the island of Nantucket takes a big sigh as soon as the month of September begins. Time to catch up on whatever was left behind to enjoy summer days and also an opportunity to gently […]

Nantucket Style

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, […]

oysters and champagne | Nantucket, MA
Insider Tips

Seafood, Sips and Sunshine

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay Summer on Nantucket is more than just going to one of the many beautiful, soft sandy beaches of the island. It’s actually being on the water and feeling the energy that Mother Ocean has to offer. Whether you are surfing the waves at […]

wine and cheese | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Entertaining

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 […]

Seaside Sips for Summer | Nantucket, MA
Island Cooking, Nantucket Entertaining

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 […]