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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 >

How BEST to Wine FEST: Épernay’s 8!

With so many activities to choose from this Nantucket Wine Fest weekend, here are a few highlights (and helpful hints) to ensure you make the most of it. SIP, SAVOR, & SOCIALIZE Want to mix it up and mingle with new people this Wine Fest weekend?  Instead of being stuck in the same seat all night for a wine dinner, this is your opportunity on Friday night to roam freely as you take advantage of the opportunity to meet not just one, but three, of the top Winemakers from the Frederick Wildman & Sons European Portfolio.  Start your evening by sipping on Pol Roger in the Champagne Lounge, then anything can happen! Tickets and more information about this fab Wine + Food extravaganza can be found here. IN STORE POURS Don’t waste precious time fighting the crowds to do a marathon tasting. Sprint on over to Épernay Wine & Spirits for our complimentary in-store wine tasting events throughout the weekend....Read More >

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