Tasting with two time James Beard winner Rajat Parr and Evening Land Wines of Willamette Valley, featuring the acclaimed “La Source” Chardonnay and Seven Springs Pinot Noir plus Domaine de la Côte “Bloom’s Field” Pinot Noir from his project in Santa Barbara. Raj is a former sommelier, partner with Michael Mina RN74 restaurants and co-founder […]

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Burgundy Tasting with Domaine Jessiaume winemaker William Waterkeyn and Megan McClune, Domaine Director, both alums of Domaine Alex Gambal.  Featuring Village and Premier Cru wines of Domaine Jessiaume, a jewel in Santenay. What a treat to offer a taste of Burgundy alongside farmstead cheese & charcuterie, and a chance to introduce others to this lovely […]

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Our annual Champagne tasting with Veuve Clicquot Cellar Master, Dominique Demarville, featuring Brut Yellow label, Brut Rosé NV and Brut La Grande Dame 2006, paired with artisanal cheese & charcuterie.  This is a rare opportunity to share the champagnes of Veuve Clicquot with the winemaker and take home a signed bottle to gift or keep.  […]

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Nantucket Wine Fest is very special to me.  My husband been an organizer since the very beginning and through NWF, I have met amazing people, sipped oh-so-fine wine and had some incredible experiences… Great Wines in Grand Homes Burgundy dinners…DRC & Comte de Vogue with Eric Asimov at La Fete…divine wine & cheese pairings with […]

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While one can have a wine tour of Spain via the tapas bars of Barcelona (which we most certainly did), nothing beats standing in the vineyard with a winemaker in understanding a wine. Much of our travel to wine regions is appointment driven; each year we go to Napa & Sonoma,  Paso & Santa Barbara, […]

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The Michael Kors fashion show for Theatre Workshop took place on August 15 and was, for many the highlight of the summer on Nantucket!  Such a gorgeous setting, a great cause–and the clothes–to die for! Held at a private home in Sconset, it began with photos,shopping & hors d’oeuvres, then a full runway fashion show […]

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The #ClicquotMail Truck rolled off the boat and on to Nantucket in July–first stop, currentVintage! It was a flurry of fun as we popped the corks on Vintage Rosé & La Grande Dame 2004 and posed for photos with the VC photo booth.  That was just the warm up, as the next day, currentVintage staged […]

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NWF 2014!! Today begins the 2014 Nantucket Wine Festival.  As always, we are terribly excited for the opening champagne toast and the events to come, such as seminars with Eric Asimov, wine critic for the NY Times, and  Ihsan Gurdal of Formaggio Kitchen in Boston & NYC.  The Harbor Gala is 4 hours of food […]

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Et-NA!  Et-NA!  Et-NA!  Yes, I drank the kool-aid, the grape kool-aid, if you will, and I have now joined the wild pack of Etna-obsessed wine lovers.  Specifically, the red grape Nerello Mascalese and white Carricante.  These are the indigenous varietals of Sicily’s Mt. Etna, now an official D.O.C. (Denominazione di Origine Controllata, ie. appellation) and […]

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Our last post featured highlights from the currentVintage Galley Beach & Veuve Clicquot “Wish You Were Here” Fashion Show… However, can there really be too many  photos of beautiful girls (and a guy) in fabu vintage fashions on a beach?!  Really??

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