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Nantucket, MA 02554

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Winter Warmer Wines

Winter is officially here and sometimes you need more than a warm blanket and a cozy fire to satisfy your soul.  This is where a glass of really, REALLY good red wine comes in handy. Not just your ordinary, average, every day sipper, but one that gives you that warm and fuzzy feeling inside and makes you stop to actually think about the wine because it’s just that delicious.  Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie highlights what should be on your winter drinking list this winter and the benefits of keeping warm with each of them. TUSCAN TREASURE Winter may not be the best time to travel to the vineyards of Europe, but it is a great time to either reminisce about the trip you took to Italy last fall during truffle season (!) or plan an upcoming biking trek through the vineyards of Tuscany for the ultimate wine vacation next year.  In the region of Montalcino, the name Brunello is synonymous with some...Read More >

Drinking IN Nantucket’s Indian Summer

Nantucket is breathing a huge sigh of relief these days.  As the fast and furious summer chapter on island will soon close, the door to the illustrious autumn begins to open. The sun begins to set a little earlier, although no less spectacular of a stunning colorful escapade, and the temperature begins to gracefully fall, reminding us to carry an extra layer for warmth and comfort just in case. Now is the perfect time to drink in some of the beauties that the Grey Lady has to offer, sans the hustle and bustle of the summer season, and with an apropos pairing to highlight the experience. THAR SHE BLOWS Always on the lookout for a good time had by all, the Captain of your ship should gather the crew to experience an afternoon at the Nantucket Whaling Museum.  Dedicated to the history of whaling as it pertains to the island, be sure to set aside a few hours in order...Read More >

Seaside Sips for Summer

Only five Fridays left until Labor Day Weekend.  Makes you think about what remains on your Nantucket To-Do Summer Bucket List.  You mapped it out at the beginning of season, but your busy social schedule, kids at camp and weekly houseguests got the best of you and your precious time spent here on the island.   Time to regroup, reassess and refresh your priorities before summer ends.  What better way to do that than with a lovely glass of rosé in hand to toast the next adventures and amazing memories you will be creating by the waters of our fair isle. While spending the day on the sand has its glorious moments, there is something to be said about the calm and stillness of enjoying the water in Nantucket Harbor.  This extends well past where the Hy-Line Ferry and visiting boats dock close to town. A drive out to Monomoy, Polpis or the Wauwinet area will keep you on the...Read More >

Best Reds for BBQ: All American Style

Summertime is finally here and while you are excited to be grilling on your new Weber, the precious sun-filled days on Nantucket are oftentimes better spent not having to cook (or clean up) for yourself. With the abundance of culinary destinations that this small island has to offer, this gives you the opportunity to stay at the beach a little longer, cast your line in the surf a few mores times or just relax by reading the new murder mystery book recently launched by Nantucket author Elin Hilderbrand. Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie offers us an insight into some of the best All American BBQ take-out options available on Nantucket, along with the perfect wine pairing to enjoy while licking your fingers cleans instead of having to do the dishes. _____ ANNYE-body who is hungry will agree that Annye Camara of her eponymous Annye’s Whole Foods is THE go-to for healthy eating and lifestyle on Nantucket Island. Working with her in...Read More >

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