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Seaside Sips for Summer

Only five Fridays left until Labor Day Weekend.  Makes you think about what remains on your Nantucket To-Do 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 and your precious time spent here on the island.   Time to regroup, reassess and refresh your priorities before summer ends.  What better way to do that than with a lovely glass of rosé in hand to toast the next adventures and amazing memories you will be creating by the waters of our fair isle. While spending the day on the sand has its glorious moments, there is something to be said about the calm and stillness of enjoying the water in Nantucket Harbor.  This extends well past where the Hy-Line Ferry and visiting boats dock close to town. A drive out to Monomoy, Polpis or the Wauwinet area will keep you on the...Read More >

Navigating the Highlights of Wine Fest Weekend

What once started out as a small gathering for a handful of wineries to pour at a Grand Tasting and a few intimate wine dinners hosted in friend’s homes has grown immensely to become one of the most highly regarded annual wine events in the country. With so much to celebrate during the fun-filled Nantucket Wine & Food Festival weekend held annually in mid-May, Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie offers a snap shot of highlighted events from a wine professional insider’s point of view that are worthy of your attention. AN EXPERIENTIAL WINE JOURNEY As a primer to all the excitement of this annual weekend, many of the seasonal finer dining establishments open the week before in order to be well prepared for the onslaught of thirsty people with satiable appetites. If you happen to be on island then, you get to sample this season’s newest menu items, chat with the Sommeliers about their winter wine travels and be the guinea...Read More >

The Many Savvy Styles of Sauvignon Blanc

Like sand at the beach, it is not all created equal. The color can range from pale cream to golden to caramel when wet, even black sand in a few far out reaches of the earth. The size of the sand varies from soft, finely grained to being course and rough, or perhaps somewhere in between. It is also important to consider the movement of the waves on the beach as in influencer on your beach experience. While it isn’t the sand itself, the soft lapping of the water on the shore or loud crashing of the waves will affect the overall ‘terroir’ aspect of the seaside region. Consider this inequality with Sauvignon Blanc wines that come from different growing climates, varying soil types and diverse production methods. Discover how the flavor profile and styles of this savvy white wine vary based on these influencing factors. A SANCERRE SUBSTITION STAND-OUT  When you think of summer, the seashore and what to...Read More >

WHAT TO POP FOR POPS

A SPARLKING GOOD TIME ON NANTUCKET Mid-August is fast approaching and while some people are packing their bags to head back to school, others are reveling in the beautiful summer beach days that make Nantucket what it is. What better way to embrace this feeling than with music, dancing and fireworks at one of Nantucket’s best beaches. ‘Pops on Nantucket’ is an annual fundraiser, and the largest of its kind, to benefit the Nantucket Cottage Hospital. The funds generated during the event stay on Nantucket and help to sustain the hospital’s year-round commitment to the health and wellbeing of the island community. Well, I’ll drink to that! Here is a quick list of sparkling options to help you celebrate and boogie the night away at this frolicking, fun beachside event. ARRIVE WITH LAMBERTI PROSECCO DOC The house of Lamberti is located on the shores of Lake Garda in Northeast Italy’s Veneto region. The winery is named after one of the...Read More >

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