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Celebrating American Wines

Not only does Labor Day mark the (unofficial) closing of the summer season, more importantly it is a celebration to honor the working people and the contributions that they have made to our country over the years. Our celebrations often include parades, barbeques and most likely beverages in which to toast those who have paved the way for our country at some point in history to be what it is today. With this in mind, we look at a handful of pioneers in the California wine business who are considered icons in the industry based on the contributions they have made to the trade. ROMANCING THE LAND The Chappellet family’s romance with Pritchard Hill in Napa Valley started more than four decades ago.   When Donn and Molly Chappellet first glimpsed the magnificent view of forests and wildflower-filled meadows from this location, they knew this is where they wanted to be. In 1967, they became the first winery to plant vineyards...Read More >

The Truth About Drinking Lads: Grads, Dads, & Grooms

The month of June gives us much to celebrate and a perfect time to focus on the milestones of the gentlemen in our lives. It has often been a rite of passage for a young man making his way into adulthood to share some sort of stiff drink with their old man. Whether it is to celebrate the achievement of completing their educational degree, marrying the love of their life or becoming a dad himself, this informal initiation into the next chapter of the young man’s life is one that won’t soon be forgotten. It begins when you hear the cracking of an ice cube tray, the soft pop of the cork when your father opens a bottle of his finest and then you hear the slight guzzle while a dram is poured into a fine crystal glass. Enter your first taste of Scotch and the memories created around the occasion, along with whatever wise words are shared and the...Read More >

Pleasures of Drinking Pink

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 caught with a full glass of pink pleasure in their hand. With such variety and spice among all the new, unique rosé selections available these days, drinking pink is now acceptable throughout the year. Which rosé wine you choose to drink, however, should change with the season just like your other eating and drinking habits do. As summer is winding down, this is the perfect time to transition into enjoying a different style of rosé than the light, refreshing one you would imbibe during the dog days of summertime.  Being on the cusp of fall, here is a selection of tried-and-true American-made rosés worthy of consideration and reflection as we transition into my favorite season. The best of rosés during this time of year are those that...Read More >

4 for the 4th – DRINK LOCAL!

We’ve got 4 drinks for the 4th to put in your coolers this weekend. It’s no surprise we are drinking local in honor of Red, White & Blue!  See our top patriotic picks for Wine, Beer and Spirits. From our very own Cisco Brewers, drink Sankaty Light Lager all weekend long. This delicious creation is light-bodied with tremendous balance and distinct hop character. At 3.8% alcohol and 126 calories this light beer has true flavor and body while being easy to drink and easier on the waistline. It is named after the famous lighthouse that has stood on a bluff on the southeastern side of Nantucket Island since 1849. Order Now <<< Also from Cisco, Whale’s Tale Pale Ale is a tribute from the brewers at Cisco to the whalers that once made Nantucket the whaling capital of the world.  “It’s a clean, robust malt aroma complemented by earthy hops, is nicely coupled with the slightly cloudy, deep gold color of...Read More >

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