1 N Beach Street
Nantucket, MA

508.228.2755

OPEN DAILY 10 AM – 9 PM

@epernaywines

#yeswayepernay

FALL for the Flavor of Sake

CELEBRATING NIHONSHU NO HI While summer is the quintessential season for many people on Nantucket, those of us who are lucky enough to be on island this time of year know that the weather associated with our Indian Summer and the lack of crowds this time of year are a just reward for the hustle and bustle of July and August. As we enter in to fall, this is the prime time for sake drinking. Brewed during the cold winter months and then pressed in the spring, sake is typically aged six months and then released in the fall for your enjoyment. What better way to celebrate the upcoming Nihonshu no Hi (Sake Day) on October 1, traditionally the starting date of sake production in Japan, than with a toast to this alcoholic beverage of Japanese origin made of fermented rice. What is sake? Sake is an alcoholic beverage that is made by fermenting rice. My first experience with sake...Read More >

The Many Savvy Styles of Sauvignon Blanc

Like sand at the beach, it is not all created equal. The color can range from pale cream to golden to caramel when wet, even black sand in a few far out reaches of the earth. The size of the sand varies from soft, finely grained to being course and rough, or perhaps somewhere in between. It is also important to consider the movement of the waves on the beach as in influencer on your beach experience. While it isn’t the sand itself, the soft lapping of the water on the shore or loud crashing of the waves will affect the overall ‘terroir’ aspect of the seaside region. Consider this inequality with Sauvignon Blanc wines that come from different growing climates, varying soil types and diverse production methods. Discover how the flavor profile and styles of this savvy white wine vary based on these influencing factors. A SANCERRE SUBSTITION STAND-OUT  When you think of summer, the seashore and what to...Read More >

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 >

Menu

@epernaywines

#yeswayepernay