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Grower Champagnes: Who is Your Champagne Farmer?

The holiday season is here (hooray!) and that means a plethora of social gatherings, along with the obligatory gift giving. The challenge of this time of year is how to make holiday parties a little more festive (read: exciting and actually fun) and your presents unique (read: unforgettable).   No need to stress about any of this as adding a bottle of sparkling wine to the equation is always an excellent idea. However, let’s kick it up a notch from there. You buy your eggs from Boat Yard Farm, you get your carrots from Moors End Farm and you pick your own tomatoes at Bartlett Farm. Why not purchase, partake and give a little “Farmer Fizz” to showcase some quality producer grown and made Champagne along with supporting your local Champagne farmer? Known more commonly as Grower Champagne, these festive bottles of bubbly originate from the Champagne region of France as the name implies. What makes them stand out from mass...Read More >

2017 Holiday “Cheers” Gift Guide

‘Tis the Season for Gift Giving. We are making a list (and checking it twice) with some of our favorite gift ideas for the 2017 Holidays! We have something for everyone from Grandpa to Aunt Susie, your Holiday Party Hostess to your Boss. These gift packages have been curated by our Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie and represent some of the very best Épernay Wine & Spirits has to offer! Save time and money by purchasing these special gift packages available for a limited time! CALL NOW TO ORDER 508.228.2755 OR EMAIL: INFO@EPERNAYWINES.COM WHEN TWO IS BETTER THAN ONE Can’t decide which bottle of Syltbar sparkling wine you like best? Now you don’t have to separate the ultimate sparking wine couple with this dynamic duo offering! These low calorie, low sugar, healthy lifestyle premium sparkling wines from Italy are the perfect pair: one bottle each of 49 calorie Syltbar Brut Prosecco (MR.) + 63 calorie Syltbar Brut Rosé Spumante (MRS.). BONUS:...Read More >

Rosé After Labor Day: After Summer Sippers

DRINK PINK FOR THE HOLIDAYS Rosé isn’t just about warm sultry summer days on sunny beaches anymore. Also sometimes referred to as ‘Nantucket Water,’ this refreshing category of wine, as an alternative to red or white, has become part of the glamorous lifestyle associated with life on our magical island. Who says any of this has to end now that we are into fall? Definitely not us on this end! As the sun begins to set a little sooner in the evening and the night air becomes crisp and worthy of your favorite cozy zip sweatshirt, now is the time to start the transition to fall weather drinking rosés that offer a little more substance than your light and easy-drinking summer sipper. Famille Perrin, Ventoux Rosé 2016 The Perrin family has been producing wine in the Southern Rhône Valley for generations. Their winery is located outside the commune of Orange, north of the more well-known city of Avignon in southeastern...Read More >

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 >

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