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Smooth Sailing RUMS

Salt air breezes, toes in the sand and sunshine on your face are all synonymous with island living on Nantucket.  No other spirit can make a cocktail that emulates life on an island quite like rum does. Rum, made from sugarcane or a molasses product, is the host ingredient to many of the classic tiki-bar cocktails. Think of a thirst quenching Lime Daiquiri, a fresh from your garden Mint Mojito, and a Nantucket Island favorite, Dark and Stormy.  Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie of Épernay Wine & Spirits gives us a brief history and tasty tour of rums you should be sipping with easy cocktail recipes for your next island themed gathering. Many of the rum brands we are familiar with today hail from the Caribbean and date back to centuries ago, where an abundance of sugar cane in the 17th century helped to make this spirit an international success. Sailing vessels carried exotic trade from the colonies and introduced Caribbean...Read More >

Wedding Shower Gifts: Stock the Bar

WEDDING SHOWER GIFTS: STOCK THE BAR She lives in New York, he lives in Boston and they met on a balmy summer night at a lively cocktail party on Nantucket. Fast forward through their whirlwind long distance courtship and the fine gent has decided to propose to the woman of his dreams at Steps Beach with family members crouched watching from behind the dunes. Their parents host a lavish engagement party for them at the historic Dreamland Theater with the picturesque harbor view from the rooftop deck located in the charming downtown Nantucket. Couples these days tend to be the combining of two people who have already flown the nest of their childhood home with Mom and Dad and made a new life for themselves somewhere else that includes all the furnishings and fixings of a place on their own.   The merger that ensues includes negotiations about which set of flatware to keep, whose bedroom set will end up in...Read More >

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