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BONUS Wine Fest Excursions to Explore

BONUS WINE FEST EXCURSIONS TO EXPLORE With so many activities to choose from during Nantucket Wine Fest weekend, it is sometimes hard to narrow down your choices as to what events to attend. Pre-planning your weekend to best allocate your time is wise in order to maximize your total wine exposure. Here are a few highlights (and helpful hints) to ensure you make the most of it without overwhelming yourself or missing out on must-attend tastings. LUMINARIES POSING AS SOMMELIERS – THE FRIDAY NIGHT HUSSLE These distinguished luminaries may not be working floor Sommeliers in the real world, but they get to play the role during Wine Fest weekend on Nantucket! In order to add a little twist of the corkscrew to this weekend’s festivities, Proprietors Bar & Table, located in the heart of Nantucket’s downtown on India Street, annually invites a few of their wine friends to lend a hand during dinner service. There happen to be two honorees...Read More >

The 12 Gifts of Christmas

Christmas comes at the same time every year without fail. Even with this advance warning, however, par for the course for most of us elves is to wait last minute and scurry around to get a token gift for those who truly help make our life easier all year long. While the holiday season is prime time to give back to such superstars in our lives, it is important not to bust your budget by giving too much or feeling obligated to tip unnecessarily. Problem solved with this list of favorite gift worthy bottles for those special people you want to recognize as suggested by the Sommelier Team at Épernay Wine & Spirits. BONUS: Buy one bottle of each of these dozen wines listed below and get an additional +10% case discount! What this means for you -> a bigger bang for your holiday buck (and we promise not to tell anyone if you decide to keep a bottle or...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 >

Sipping & Sailing

BASICS OF THE DRINK: SIP + SAIL TERMS TO LIVE BY While there is a comprehensive (and somewhat exhausting) list of technical tasting terms that can be used to describe wines, this can be overwhelming to a beginner who just wants to enjoy the social aspects of sipping wine and rubbing elbows on the mega yacht down on the waterfront If you are just learning how to properly taste wine and describe what you are tasting with others, this quick reference guide of beginner wine terms will provide a helpful overview of words that make it simple to be on the same language (even if you have had a few sips already). In honor of the Nantucket sailing season beginning this last weekend for Memorial Day, we thought it be fun to compare some basic sailing terms with your wine drinking vocabulary. To start, think of your palate (as in your appreciation for taste and flavor) as a sailing vessel...Read More >

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