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.  


Special Events

Off the beaten track from the mainstay events, we feature special experiences in food and wine.


Thursday May 17, 2018

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Château Minuty St-Tropez Party

When the Harbor Gala is over – the party is just getting started! Meet us in St-Tropez for a glamourous evening of dancing and drinking. Party into the night with a tropical breeze and a glass of Château Minuty Rosé in hand. The St-Tropez Party is our late-night soiree, where Mediterranean glitz meets Nantucket charm. In the style of the late-night party scene of St-Tropez with live DJ and late night desserts. Enjoy sumptuous sweets from our Boston Pastry Chefs -  Brian Mercury of Oak & Rowan, Ryan Boya of Nahita and Robert González of Cultivar. The night is young – and the party beckons…

9:00pm - 12:00am

Friday May 18, 2018

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Bodega Catena Zapata Malbec Dinner: An Epic Tale of the Noble Grape

Join Laura Catena for an evening of story-telling, history, culture, art and wine.Learn about the history of Malbec – through the generations of women vintners of the Catena Zapata family and enjoy a 4-course Dinner prepared by Brian Alberg of The Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge, MA

7:00pm - 11:00pm

Sunday May 20, 2018

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Junior Top Chef

Watch four teams of culinary students go head-to-head as they compete for the title of "Junior Top Chef Champion" with the prize of a $5,000 Culinary Scholarship benefiting the Nantucket High School Culinary Arts Program. Each team will have 30 minutes to strategize with their Chef Mentor and then the clock will start ticking. The teams will be given a mystery basket of ingredients and will have one hour to prep, plate, and present their dishes to the Celebrity Chefs for judging.

10:00am - 12:00pm

Can You Hear Your Wine?

The art of Matching Varietal Wines with Classical Music. Let all of your senses be opened as you explore a new way to appreciate the melodic tones of the great masters of music with the art of some of the Nantucket Wine Festival's finest winemakers in perfect harmony. WSET Advanced Wine Educator Jerry Siegel, owner of WineScripts LLC will conduct your experience with the island’s own talented musicians of the Nantucket Music Center.You will never hear wine the same way again!

2:00pm - 3:30pm