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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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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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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Veuve Clicquot brunch on Nantucket…Beautiful girls (and guy) in beautiful dresses (and jackets) in a most beautiful setting…sigh. photos courtesy of model Jane Conway

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It was an epic blur.  The 16th annual Nantucket Wine Festival began on Wednesday, May 16 with a Veuve Clicquot champagne reception on the deck of the White Elephant hotel on Nantucket Harbor, and persisted day and evening through the Grand tasting on Sunday afternoon.  As wonderful as the festival is each year, it is […]

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In October 2011, I was invited to Champagne by Veuve Clicquot, along with 3 champagne-o-phile friends from Nantucket.  As I mentioned in my previous post, we did not waste a minute from the moment our chauffered car arrived…Day 1 was sightseeing and tastings with grower champagnes Pierre Peters and Rene Geoffroy;  Day 2 was a […]

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The 15th annual Nantucket Wine Festival has wrapped and the clinking of glassware subsided.  It was 5 wowza days of learning and meeting while having the most fun possible.   Most folks have now boarded a plane or boat to carry them home, while we business owners are working overtime to ready ourselves for Memorial […]

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Veuve Clicquot was on island in force last week, celebrating the the 200th anniversary of the release of the first Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin (VCP) vintage champagne at the 14th annual Nantucket Wine Festival. Dominique Demarville, the charismatic and handsome Chef-du-Cave or Cellar Master, was the guest of honor at numerous fetes, large and small, and […]

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