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

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
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
$260.00

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. With over 600 different wines from over 150 prestigious wineries from around the globe… the Grand Tastings has 3 sessions to enjoy over the weekend 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.

New this year, the Château d’Esclans Rosé Grill Garden with offers a break from the hustle and bustle of the tasting tents. Located just steps outside the shoreline tent overlooking Nantucket Harbor, guests can mingle and enjoy a taste of the Rock. There will be non-stop chef entertainment on the Dole & Bailey Grand Tasting Grill, Château d’Esclans Rosé Bar and a billion-dollar view.

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

12:00pm - 2:00pm
$175.00
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 Vueve Clicqout, 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.This year's celebration will include Chefs Karen Akunowicz, Mary Dumont, Tiffani Faison and honoring Lydia Shire, Vintners Valentina Abbona,  Susana Balbo, Gaelle Goosens and Rebekah Wineburg and Sommeliers Marika Vida and Victoria James, Brooke Sabel and Lauren Daddona. 

12:00pm - 2:00pm
$225.00
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.

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

 

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

The Grand Tastings: Session 2

The energy is intoxicating at the NWF Grand Tastings – the heart and soul of our island festival. With over 600 different wines from over 150 prestigious wineries from around the globe… the Grand Tastings has 3 sessions to enjoy over the weekend 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.

New this year, the Château d’Esclans Rosé Grill Garden with offers a break from the hustle and bustle of the tasting tents. Located just steps outside the shoreline tent overlooking Nantucket Harbor, guests can mingle and enjoy a taste of the Rock. There will be non-stop chef entertainment on the Dole & Bailey Grand Tasting Grill, Château d’Esclans Rosé Bar and a billion-dollar view.

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

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. Each guest is invited to bring special bottles from their cellars to share alongside those of the winemakers and La Fête guests. 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. The Nantucket Wine Festival Charitable Foundation has supported island charities and non-profits for the past 20 years. La Fête will benefit 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 - the event is going back to it’s roots and will be a more intimate group - sure to sell out quickly. 

7:00pm - 11:00pm
$500.00

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.

The energy is intoxicating at the NWF Grand Tastings – the heart and soul of our island festival. With over 600 different wines from over 150 prestigious wineries from around the globe… the Grand Tastings has 3 sessions to enjoy over the weekend 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.

New this year, the Château d’Esclans Rosé Grill Garden with offers a break from the hustle and bustle of the tasting tents. Located just steps outside the shoreline tent overlooking Nantucket Harbor, guests can mingle and enjoy a taste of the Rock. There will be non-stop chef entertainment on the Dole & Bailey Grand Tasting Grill, Château d’Esclans Rosé Bar and a billion-dollar view.

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

12:00pm - 2:30pm
$150.00
GT-03

The Grand Tastings: Session 3

The energy is intoxicating at the NWF Grand Tastings – the heart and soul of our island festival. With over 600 different wines from over 150 prestigious wineries from around the globe… the Grand Tastings has 3 sessions to enjoy over the weekend 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.

New this year, the Château d’Esclans Rosé Grill Garden with offers a break from the hustle and bustle of the tasting tents. Located just steps outside the shoreline tent overlooking Nantucket Harbor, guests can mingle and enjoy a taste of the Rock. There will be non-stop chef entertainment on the Dole & Bailey Grand Tasting Grill, Château d’Esclans Rosé Bar and a billion-dollar view.

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

 

12:30pm - 2:30pm
$125.00