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New & Noteworthy in 2018

Hello, Stunning Spring! With warmer weather soon on the horizon, your Nantucket summer checklist begins. Ferry is booked, bikes are getting tuned up and your social calendar is filling in nicely.  You are dying to know what’s happening on your little slice of paradise. Wait no longer… Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie has put together this quick list for you of a handful of NEW + NOTABLE items from Épernay Wine & Spirits that should be on your list to try for 2018. Spring is a time when Mother Nature likes to tease us with a somewhat warm, yet sunny day, only to be followed by three days of chilly wet weather that reminds us too much of winter. This is a transitional drinking season where you really want to start enjoying crisp dry whites, but you like the comfort of a lighter style red, similar to Pinot Noir or Nebbiolo, that will at least warm your heart as you long...Read More >

Stars & Stripes: Provisioning your Bar American Style

STARS & STRIPES: PROVISIONING YOUR BAR AMERICAN STYLE There is no doubt that summertime is full of entertaining. The weather is warm which enables you to relax outside, the flowers in full bloom create for the most perfect table decor and the relaxed pace of this time of year is just right for sipping on something refreshing that will quench your vacation thirst.   Whether it be a few friends just kicking it on the back porch, your annual July open-house fête at your summer residence or as a housewarming gift to a new Nantucket homeowner, there are a handful of essentials you should have on hand in order to stock your back bar for any discerning guest. It is always best to stock four key basics liquors for to get your party started. These are essential for your most basic cocktail of combining the spirit with a non-alcohol mixer garnished with a slice of fruit to having a solid base...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 >

Epernay’s Top 10 of 2016

2016 has been quite the year for us here at Épernay Wine & Spirits.  From stunning sunrises in ‘Sconset to stellar sunsets in Madaket, with lots of rosé, bubbles and cheese in between, we want to THANK YOU for your patronage and helping to make it such a successful year. Below is a list of our Top 10 Highlights for 2016. 1. All Signs Point to Épernay We love our brand new sign this year from our friend Bob and his team at Chatham Sign Shop in Chatham, MA! 2. “50 Shades of Rosé” Event  Co-hosted by the Sommelier Team of Épernay Wine & Spirits and The Nantucket Culinary Center, production of this event was also in partnership with Sarah Cowherd of Bespoke SRC Events and Party Provisioning.   This summer, we explored everything Rosé with this tasting of almost 50 rosé wines from around the world from different grape varietals and winemaking techniques.  From pale pinot noir saignées to classic...Read More >

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