The 23rd Annual Nantucket Wine & Food Festival: May 15-19, 2019


Our Luminaries are an extraordinary group of winemakers, chefs, sommeliers and presenters who come from around the globe to share their talents and unique stories. Here is our prestigious line-up of 2019 luminaries. Please check back in as our list keeps growing!

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Brian Alberg

The Red Lion Inn

Marilisa Allegrini

Allegrini Estates

Eric Asimov

The New York Times

Susana Balbo

Susana Balbo Wines

Stephen Barber

Long Meadow Ranch

Fred Bisaillon

The Charlie Noble, B-ACK Yard BBQ

Jamie Bissonnette

Little Donkey

David Blessing

Longwood Venues & Destinations

Jodi Bronchtein

Kokomo Private Island Resort

Stuart Bryan and Suzanne Pride Bryan

Pride Mountain Vineyards

Chris Carpenter

Hickinbotham Wines

Laura Catena

Bodega Catena Zapata

Tracy Chang


Edwin Claflin

Òran Mór Bistro

André Compeyre

Aldo Sohm Wine Bar

Annie Copps


Lauren Daddona, AS

Del Frisco's Double Eagle

Nicholas J. Daddona, AS

Boston Urban Hospitality

Joe Donelan

Donelan Family Wines

Christopher Dooley

Eleven Madison Park

TJ Douglas

The Urban Grape

Tom Eddy

Tom Eddy Winery

Elizabeth Falkner

Jen Fields

Scelfo Restaurant Group

Eric Flanagan

Flanagan Wines

Lauren Friel

Rebel Rebel

Marco Fusato

The Winebow Group

Tom Gannon, AS

Spire Collection, Jackson Family Fine Wines

Michael Getter


Gurminder Gidda

The Taj

Will Gilson

Puritan & Co.

Marcus Gleadow-Ware

Greydon House

Joe Hageman


Chris Hall

Long Meadow Ranch

David Hamburger

Acker Merrall & Condit

Anthony and Olive Hamilton Russell

Hamilton Russell Vineyards

E.J. Harvey

The SeaGrille

Mayumi Hattori

The Club Car

Gregory Hecht

Hecht & Bannier

Ray Isle

Travel + Leisure and Departures

Carolyn Johnson

Mooncusser’s Fish House

Kara Joseph

New York Vintners

Zachary Kameron

Folio Fine Wine Partners

Joseph Keller

Company of the Cauldron

Robin Kelley O'Connor

RKO Vine Global Wine Consultants

Kyungmoon Kim, MS

Tyler Kinnett


Todd Lipman

Nantucket Wine & Food Festival

Michael Lombardi


Liam Mackey

The Nautilus

Ian Magiros

M.S. Walker, RI

Linkie Marais

Nick Martinelle

The Wine Trust

Gareth Maxwell

Hattingley Valley Wine

Brian Mercury

Oak + Rowan

Olivia Moravec

Eleven Madison Park

Christian Moreau

Domaine Christian Moreau Père et Fils

Anthony Nastus

Le Languedoc Bistro

Kevin O’Donnell

SRV Boston

Scott Osif

Galley Beach

Cleo Pahlmeyer


Rajat Parr

Evening Land Vineyards

Thomas Pearson

Brant Point Grill

Austin Peterson


Sebastien Pourrat


Dominick Purnomo

Yono's Restaurant

Seth and Angela Raynor

The Boarding House, The Pearl

Emma Rice

Hattingley Valley Wines

William Rohlfing


Brooke Sabel, AS

Gary's Wine & Marketplace

Bruce Sacino

The Westmoor Club

Michael Scelfo

Alden & Harlow

Michael Silacci

Opus One

Robert Sinskey

Robert Sinskey Vineyards

Jarad Slipp

RdV Vineyards

Andrea Solimeo


Larry Stone

Lingua Franca

John Tesar


Colin Thoreen, AS

Ai Fiori

Denis Toner

Nantucket Wine & Food Festival

Marika Vida-Arnold, AS

Vida et Fils Wine Consulting

John Ware

Quilceda Creek

William Waterkeyn

Domaine Jessiaume

John Williams

Frog's Leap Winery

Kevin Williamson

Ranch 616

Carl York

Craigie on Main & The Kirkland Tap and Trotter

Kyle Zachary


Erin Zircher


Kevin Zraly

Windows on the World Wine School