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

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! Enjoy select featured wines and special tastes from our favorite chefs.

5:00pm - 7:30pm
$125.00

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. This signature event exemplifies the elegance and extravagance of the Nantucket Wine and Food Festival. 40 Restaurants ~ 40 Wineries ~ The crème de la crème of the NWF. Stop into the VIP Lounge for some special tastes.

5:00pm - 9:00pm
$295.00
GALA

Harbor Gala

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

6:00pm - 9:00pm
$230.00

Saturday May 19, 2018

Code Event Description Time Price Tickets
GT-01

The Grand Tastings: Session 1

Let your palette have a party! Taste, learn and love while you experience over 600 different wines from over 150 prestigious wineries from around the globe. The Grand Tastings are the heart and soul of the Nantucket Wine and Food Festival. Every year the NWF features new and exciting wineries as well as many returning festival favorites. Enjoy amazing food from regional restaurants as well as artisan purveyors and lite bites to complement this extravagant wine tasting event.

12:00pm - 2:00pm
$150.00
DAMES

Dames Déjeuner

Women leaders in the world of food and wine unite for an extraordinary luncheon featuring telented women chefs, women vintners and women sommeliers. The afternoon includes an array of fabulous females and a special glass of La Grande Dame to toast the inspiring Madame Clicquot - the "Grande Dame of Champagne" who paved a path of success for Women in Wine and revolutionized the industry.The line-up for the 2018 annual event will be announced soon – here is a glance at last year’s roster: Honored guest Chef Barbara Lynch, Chefs Jody Adams, Karen Akunowicz, Carolyn Johnson and Rebecca Moesinger, Winemakers Laura Catena of Bodega Catena Zapata, Jasmine Hirsch of Hirsch Family Vineyards, Laurence Feraud of Domaine du Pegau and Megan Mcclune of Domaine Jessiaume, Sommeliers Lauren Daddona and Marika Vida. Limited capacity – one of the most talked about events of the 2017 NWF. 

12:00pm - 2:00pm
$200.00
GT-02VIP

The Grand Tastings: Session 2 VIP

Get in before the crowds for early access to the amazing wineries and artisan tastes. VIP ticketholders enjoy one half hour of additional tasting and crowd-free connections. Your ticket gives you a jump-start on this decadent experience.
Let your palette have a party! Taste, learn and love while you experience over 600 different wines from over 150 prestigious wineries from around the globe. The Grand Tastings are the heart and soul of the Nantucket Wine and Food Festival. Every year the NWF features new and exciting wineries as well as many returning festival favorites. Enjoy amazing food from regional restaurants as well as artisan purveyors and lite bites to complement this extravagant wine tasting event.

3:00pm - 5:30pm
$210.00
GT-02

The Grand Tastings: Session 2

Let your palette have a party! Taste, learn and love while you experience over 600 different wines from over 150 prestigious wineries from around the globe. The Grand Tastings are the heart and soul of the Nantucket Wine and Food Festival. Every year the NWF features new and exciting wineries as well as many returning festival favorites. Enjoy amazing food from regional restaurants as well as artisan purveyors and lite bites to complement this extravagant wine tasting event.

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

La Fête

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 world class cuisine. This Charitable evening begins with an elegant Champagne Reception.
Along with featured wines for the evening presented by their winemakers, each guest is invited to bring a special bottle from their cellar to share with their table and with the winemakers. The tables are curated based on the wines submitted in advance to ensure a diverse grouping of wines at each table. Guests will experience Grand Cru, Premier Cru, First Growth and equivalent wines. The room is filled with winemakers and sommeliers, wine lovers and food enthusiasts.

7:00pm - 11:00pm
$400.00

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 ticketholders enjoy one half hour of additional tasting and crowd-free connections. Your ticket gives you a jump-start on this decadent experience.
Let your palette have a party! Taste, learn and love while you experience over 600 different wines from over 150 prestigious wineries from around the globe. The Grand Tastings are the heart and soul of the Nantucket Wine and Food Festival. Every year the NWF features new and exciting wineries as well as many returning festival favorites. Enjoy amazing food from regional restaurants as well as artisan purveyors and lite bites to complement this extravagant wine tasting event.

12:00pm - 2:30pm
$125.00
GT-03

The Grand Tastings: Session 3

Let your palette have a party! Taste, learn and love while you experience over 600 different wines from over 150 prestigious wineries from around the globe. The Grand Tastings are the heart and soul of the Nantucket Wine and Food Festival. Every year the NWF features new and exciting wineries as well as many returning festival favorites. Enjoy amazing food from regional restaurants as well as artisan purveyors and lite bites to complement this extravagant wine tasting event.

12:30pm - 2:30pm
$100.00