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Celebrate Epernay’s Top Eight of 2018

Want to know who was the local Nantucket celebrity author that hosted a book signing during our annual Nantucket Wine Fest tastings? Are you interested in finding out the initiative Épernay Wine & Spirits took this year in order to give back to the Nantucket community? Did you miss the opportunity to meet + greet with the newest family member to join Team Épernay, and what was their claim to fame this summer? Another fantastic year (our 6th to be exact!) is in the books and we have tons to celebrate from this past season.  Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie gives us a year in review, featuring Épernay’s Top Eight of 2018! And as always, THANK YOUfor continuing to support your neighborhood bottle shop.  For this and your friendship, we are forever grateful. 🙂 WELCOME COOPER! Our wash ashore pup, Cooper, came to us via the Sunshine State of Florida.  He was born on October 22ndand made his way home to...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 >

A Whimsical Wine Spectator Weekend

What do you get when you combine the Top 100 wines of the world, twenty plus of the best Sommeliers in the United States (and Canada, too), Huey Lewis & The News and Times Square? Sounds like a complex wine tasting note, I know. All the more reason that we are talking about the 36th Annual Wine Spectator New York Wine Experience! This three-day celebration of great wine happens every year towards the end of October at the Marriott Marquis right in the heart of Times Square in New York City. The weekend comprises of educational programs for both the novice and the expert, along with aficionados that fall somewhere in between with their wine knowledge and expertise. This is an incredible opportunity to attend sit-down seminars and taste the world’s best wines guided by the estates’ owners and winemakers on Friday and Saturday during the day, along with attending two nights of Critics’ Choice Grand Tastings with more than...Read More >