Events

Located on the island of Nantucket, this boutique experience of world class wines and award winning food will forever change you. Over the past 21 years, the Nantucket Wine & Food Festival has become one of the most celebrated wine and food events in the country.  

MUST BE 21 OR OLDER TO PURCHASE TICKETS TO ALL NWF EVENTS.   VALID ID REQUIRED FOR ENTRY

Signature Events

THE WELCOME RECEPTION, HARBOR GALA AND GRAND TASTINGS SELL OUT EACH YEAR - BE SURE TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS EARLY!

Wednesday May 16, 2018

Code Event Description Time Price Tickets
REC-01

Welcome Reception

Let the festivities begin! Don't miss the opening pop of Veuve Clicquot and raise your glass to toast the 22nd Annual Nantucket Wine and Food Festival.

5:00pm - 7:30pm
$150.00
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Thursday May 17, 2018

Code Event Description Time Price Tickets
GALA-VIP

Harbor Gala - VIP

Our VIP guests are greeted with a celebratory glass of Veuve Clicquot - your "Gala First Taste" as you enter the deck of the White Elephant. Your VIP Harbor Gala ticket gives you an extra hour of wine, food and music with early access to the vintners, chefs and exquisite food and wine pairings.

5:00pm - 9:00pm
$325.00
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GALA

Harbor Gala

This signature event exemplifies the elegance and extravagance of the Nantucket Wine and Food Festival. 40 Winemakers ~ 40 Chefs ~ The crème de la crème of the NWF.

6:00pm - 9:00pm
$260.00
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Saturday May 19, 2018

Code Event Description Time Price Tickets
GT-01

The Grand Tastings: Session 1

The energy is intoxicating at the NWF Grand Tastings – the heart and soul of our island festival. Taste over 600 different wines from over 150 prestigious wineries around the globe. Every year the NWF features new and exciting wineries as well as returning festival favorites. Enjoy amazing food from regional restaurants and artisan purveyors.

New this year, the Grand Tastings welcomes the Château d’Esclans Rosé Grill Garden which offers a bit of sunshine and a billion dollar view overlooking Nantucket Harbor. Enjoy non-stop chef entertainment on the Dole & Bailey ‘Grand Tasting Grill’.

Please see below link for a list of this year's Grand Tasting wineries and participants. 

12:00pm - 2:00pm
$175.00
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DAMES

Dames Déjeuner

Women leaders in the world of food and wine unite for an extraordinary luncheon featuring talented women chefs, women vintners and women sommeliers. This afternoon event includes an array of fabulous females and a special glass of Veuve Clicquot, La Grande Dame to toast the inspiring Madame Clicquot, “Grande Dame of Champagne”. She paved a path of success for Women in Wine and revolutionized the industry. Join Chefs Barbara Lynch, Elizabeth Falkner, Mary Dumont, Tiffani Faison and Katherine Clapner; Vintners Valentina Abbona, Susana Balbo, Delphine Laborde, Suzanne Pride Bryan and Rebekah Wineburg; and Sommeliers Marika Vida, Brooke Sabel, Lauren Friel and Lauren Daddona. Honored guests are Lydia Shire, Chef and Owner of Scampo and Nancy Matheson-Burns, owner of Dole & Bailey, recently acclaimed as the oldest women-owned business in the United States. 

12:00pm - 2:00pm
$225.00
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GT-02VIP

The Grand Tastings: Session 2 VIP

Get in before the crowds for early access to the amazing wineries and artisan tastes. VIP ticket holders enjoy one half hour of additional tasting and crowd-free connections. Your ticket gives you a jump-start on this decadent experience.

The energy is intoxicating at the NWF Grand Tastings – the heart and soul of our island festival. Taste over 600 different wines from over 150 prestigious wineries around the globe. Every year the NWF features new and exciting wineries as well as returning festival favorites. Enjoy amazing food from regional restaurants and artisan purveyors. New this year, the Grand Tastings welcomes the Château d’Esclans Rosé Grill Garden which offers a bit of sunshine and a billion dollar view overlooking Nantucket Harbor. Enjoy non-stop chef entertainment on the Dole & Bailey ‘Grand Tasting Grill’.

Please see below link for a list of this year's Grand Tasting wineries and participants.

 

3:00pm - 5:30pm
$210.00
Sold Out!
GT-02

The Grand Tastings: Session 2

The energy is intoxicating at the NWF Grand Tastings – the heart and soul of our island festival. Taste over 600 different wines from over 150 prestigious wineries around the globe. Every year the NWF features new and exciting wineries as well as returning festival favorites. Enjoy amazing food from regional restaurants and artisan purveyors.

New this year, the Grand Tastings welcomes the Château d’Esclans Rosé Grill Garden which offers a bit of sunshine and a billion dollar view overlooking Nantucket Harbor. Enjoy non-stop chef entertainment on the Dole & Bailey ‘Grand Tasting Grill’.

Please see below link for a list of this year's Grand Tasting wineries and participants. 

3:30pm - 5:30pm
$185.00
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FETE

La Fête

Voila! A Wine Dinner like no other... La Fête brings guests together with winemakers, chefs and sommeliers to taste and celebrate some of the world’s greatest wines and award-winning cuisine. This charitable evening begins with an elegant Pol Roger Champagne and Calvisius Caviar Reception and continues into a four-course dinner with a dessert pairing by Royal Tokaji. The Nantucket Wine & Food Festival Charitable Foundation has supported island charities and non-profits for the past 21 years. La Fête will benefit Island youth organizations including the NWF Culinary Arts Mentoring Program that provides speakers, visiting chefs, field trips and paid student employment opportunities for island youth and supports the Nantucket High School Culinary Arts Scholarship Fund.

Get your tickets early this event is sure to sell out quickly.

7:00pm - 11:00pm
$500.00
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Sunday May 20, 2018

Code Event Description Time Price Tickets
GT-03VIP

The Grand Tastings: Session 3 VIP

Get in before the crowds for early access to the amazing wineries and artisan tastes. VIP ticket holders enjoy one half hour of additional tasting and crowd-free connections. Your ticket gives you a jump-start on this decadent experience.

The energy is intoxicating at the NWF Grand Tastings – the heart and soul of our island festival. Taste over 600 different wines from over 150 prestigious wineries around the globe. Every year the NWF features new and exciting wineries as well as returning festival favorites. Enjoy amazing food from regional restaurants and artisan purveyors. New this year, the Grand Tastings welcomes the Château d’Esclans Rosé Grill Garden which offers a bit of sunshine and a billion dollar view overlooking Nantucket Harbor. Enjoy non-stop chef entertainment on the Dole & Bailey ‘Grand Tasting Grill’.

Please see below link for a list of this year's Grand Tasting wineries and participants.

12:00pm - 2:30pm
$150.00
Sold Out!
GT-03

The Grand Tastings: Session 3

The energy is intoxicating at the NWF Grand Tastings – the heart and soul of our island festival. Taste over 600 different wines from over 150 prestigious wineries around the globe. Every year the NWF features new and exciting wineries as well as returning festival favorites. Enjoy amazing food from regional restaurants and artisan purveyors.

New this year, the Grand Tastings welcomes the Château d’Esclans Rosé Grill Garden which offers a bit of sunshine and a billion dollar view overlooking Nantucket Harbor. Enjoy non-stop chef entertainment on the Dole & Bailey ‘Grand Tasting Grill’.

Please see below link for a list of this year's Grand Tasting wineries and participants

 

12:30pm - 2:30pm
$125.00
Sold Out!