1 N Beach Street
Nantucket, MA

508.228.2755

OPEN DAILY 12 NOON – 7 PM

@epernaywines

#yeswayepernay

Widows & Wine: The Petticoat Row of Champagne

As you leisurely stroll down the cobblestone streets of Nantucket, one can only imagine what it was like during the life and times of the historic whaling days of the 19th century. A plethora of stores owned, managed and operated by women is not new to our island. This is evidenced by the history of the so-called “Petticoat Row” business area where many of the businesses on Centre Street between Main Street and Broad Street were established and ran by female proprietresses back in the day. Some might say that the Petticoat Row of Nantucket was a result of the need for survival. While men were out ‘on the whale,’ the women left behind needed to make a wage to support their families, but also create a financial security in the off chance that their husbands had an unprofitable voyage or, graver yet, the ill-fated were lost at sea. This opportunity offered the women a sense of community where they...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 >

Menu

@epernaywines

#yeswayepernay