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

Luminaries

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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Karen Akunowicz

Fox & the Knife

Pedro Alaniz

29 Fair

Brian Alberg

The Red Lion Inn

Eric Asimov

The New York Times

Susana Balbo

Susana Balbo Wines

Gillian Ballance, MS

Treasury Wine Estates

Silvia Barban

LaRina Pastificio & Vino

Stephen Barber

Long Meadow Ranch

Josh Bergström

Bergström Wines

Jean-Paul Bignon

Château Talbot

Fred Bisaillon

The Charlie Noble, B-ACK Yard BBQ

Jamie Bissonnette

Toro, Coppa, Little Donkey

David Blessing

State Room

Jodi Bronchtein

PRESS

Stuart Bryan and Suzanne Pride Bryan

Pride Mountain Vineyards

Chris Carpenter

Hickinbotham Wines

Laura Catena

Bodega Catena Zapata

Federico Ceretto

Ceretto Wines

Tracy Chang

PAGU

Paul Chevalier

Château d'Esclans

Edwin Claflin

Òran Mór Bistro

Katherine Clapner​

Dude, Sweet Chocolate

Remi Cohen

Lede Family Wines

André Compeyre

Aldo Sohm Wine Bar

Annie Copps

WGBH

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

Jon Emmerich

Silverado Vineyards

Elizabeth Falkner

Terence Fuery

41 North

Jen Fields

Scelfo Restaurant Group

Eric Flanagan

Flanagan Wines

Felix Florez

Black Hill Ranch

Jared Forman

Deadhorse Hill

Carlo Franchetti

Tenuta di Trinoro

Lauren Friel

Rebel Rebel

Marco Fusato

The Winebow Group

Tom Gannon, AS

Spire Collection, Jackson Family Fine Wines

Michael Getter

Dune

Gurminder Gidda

The Taj

Will Gilson

Puritan & Co.

Marcus Gleadow-Ware

Greydon House

Joe Hageman

Cellarology

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

Molly Hill

Sequoia Grove Winery

Matt Hobbs

Paul Hobbs Wines

Ray Isle

Travel + Leisure and Departures

Kara Joseph

New York Vintners

David Keck, MS

Goodnight Hospitality

Joseph Keller

Company of the Cauldron

Robin Kelley O'Connor

RKO Vine Global Wine Consultants

Maura Kilpatrick

Sofra Bakery & Cafe

Kyungmoon Kim, MS

Tyler Kinnett

Harvest

John Knierim

Calvisius Caviar

Keri Levens

Chefs Club NYC

Todd Lipman

Nantucket Wine & Food Festival

Anita Lo

Michael Lombardi

SRV

Colin Lynch

Bar Mezzana

Liam Mackey

The Nautilus

Ian Magiros

M.S. Walker, RI

Linkie Marais

Nick Martinelle

The Wine Trust

Gareth Maxwell

Hattingley Valley Wine

Aaron Meneghelli

FARM at Carneros

Brian Mercury

Oak + Rowan

David Milner

Donelan Family Wines

Carissa Mondavi

Continuum Estate

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

Pahlmeyer

Theresa Paopao, AS

Oleana

Rajat Parr

Evening Land Vineyards

Thomas Pearson

Brant Point Grill

Lynn Penner-Ash

Penner-Ash Wine Cellars

Austin Peterson

OVID

Cassie Piuma

Sarma

Sebastien Pourrat

Cocotte

Jon Priest

Etude Wines

Dominick Purnomo

Yono's Restaurant

Seth and Angela Raynor

The Boarding House, The Pearl

Felipe Riccio

Goodnight Hospitality

Emma Rice

Hattingley Valley Wines

William Rohlfing

L'Andana

Lou Rossi

Castle Hill Inn

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, MS

RdV Vineyards

Andrea Solimeo

Ventuno

Gerald Sombright

JW Marriott Marco Island

Benjamin Steigers

PABU Boston

Larry Stone

Lingua Franca

John Tesar

Knife

Debbie Thomas

Grey's Peak

Frazer Thompson

Chapel Down

Colin Thoreen, AS

Altamarea Group

Ken Tominaga

PABU Boston

Denis Toner

Nantucket Wine & Food Festival

Chris Upchurch

DeLille Cellars

Marika Vida-Arnold, AS

Vida et Fils Wine Consulting

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

TOPPER'S

Erin Zircher

Cru

Kevin Zraly

Windows on the World Wine School