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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 >

Celebrating American Wines

Not only does Labor Day mark the (unofficial) closing of the summer season, more importantly it is a celebration to honor the working people and the contributions that they have made to our country over the years. Our celebrations often include parades, barbeques and most likely beverages in which to toast those who have paved the way for our country at some point in history to be what it is today. With this in mind, we look at a handful of pioneers in the California wine business who are considered icons in the industry based on the contributions they have made to the trade. ROMANCING THE LAND The Chappellet family’s romance with Pritchard Hill in Napa Valley started more than four decades ago.   When Donn and Molly Chappellet first glimpsed the magnificent view of forests and wildflower-filled meadows from this location, they knew this is where they wanted to be. In 1967, they became the first winery to plant vineyards...Read More >

Portable Rosé: Drinking Pink the Easy Way

This week marks the first days of Summer.  Rosé wine has become all the rage in the past few years – the bigger the bottle, the more exciting life can be! Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie of Épernay Wine & Spirits offers you a handful of rosé alternatives that are quick and easy to drink on the go for just a splash of Nantucket’s favorite sip of summer. RUZA ROSÉ IN A CAN 2016 (Lodi, California) RTD. Ready to Drink. This vintage dated rosé wine found in a can is a fresh, modern alternative to the popular Provençal rosés seen in Govino glasses everywhere on Nantucket beaches. The grapes that are harvested and used to make Ruza Rosé are ‘thoughtfully-farmed,’ meaning they are grown specifically for rosé wine production. These aren’t just grapes leftover from red wine production and not just a blend of red and white grapes together to get the perfect pink color. The grapes are picked early in...Read More >

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