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.
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 […]
by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay To make the most out of this hedonistic weekend that celebrates the island and all things in the world of wine, one must take a steadied approach in order to be successful. While jumping feet first for some endeavors is the best way […]
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 […]
by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie For anyone arriving on Nantucket via the ferry, one of most iconic and picturesque scenes you will see as you come into the Nantucket harbor is also one of the island’s most recognizable structures. Nantucket is home to not one, but three lighthouses, and it […]
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 […]
by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Warmer weather on the horizon enables us to be a little more adventurous in our beach exploration. While there are a number of tried and true, easy accessible sand spots that are the regular go-to beaches of Nantucket, the fact that the entire island is […]
by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits When you think of summer, the seashore and what to drink, Sancerre is surely one of the first wines to pop into your mind. The distinctive racy acidity found in this lovely crisp, dry wine […]