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The 2020 Wine Festival has been postponed. We will keep you updated on the new date when it has been determined. 

The  Annual Nantucket Wine & Food Festival takes place at White Elephant in historic downtown Nantucket. Taste from more than 600 different wines from 150 prestigious wineries from all over the globe at the Grand Tasting Event at the event. And throughout the weekend there are numerous different tastings, pairings, and experiences for everyone from the casual wine drinker to the professional sommelier. 

About the Nantucket Wine & Food Festival

The Nantucket Wine & Food Festival has been a staple in the community every spring for more than 20 years. This five-day festival features some of the most iconic and distinguished winemakers, sommeliers, and chefs delivering educational seminars, lunches, tasting, pairings, dinners, and more. 

Nantucket Wine & Food Festival 2020 Schedule 

**Please check back for updated dates for the new 2020 festival week

Must-Attend Events at the Nantucket Wine & Food Festival

Welcome Reception

The Welcome Reception is the official kick-off to the Wine & Food Festival and is the perfect opportunity to get familiar with the festival's big names. There will be plenty of wine, cocktails, and music to get the party going. Tickets are required for this event and quantities are limited. 

In 2020, the featured wines for the Welcome Reception are:

  • Champagne Taittinger
  • Château de Beaucastel
  • Domaine Della
  • Famille Hugel
  • Fattoria dei Barbi
  • Opus One
  • Soter Vineyards

Harbor Gala

The Harbor Gala features renowned winemakers from around the world, 40 pairings of wines and food, all along the beautiful backdrop of the Nantucket Harbor. 

Grand Tastings

The main events! At the Grand Tasting events, you can try from more than 600 different wines from more than 150 wineries all over the world. In addition to wine and spirits, try snacks and bites from local and regional restaurants. VIPS can get access to the Grand Tastings 30 minutes early. 

Other Events, Lunches & Tastings at the Nantucket Wine & Food Festival 2020

  • Great Wines in Grand Houses
  • Christian Moreau Grand Cru Chablis Luncheon
  • Seminar: Pinot Talks
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Donelan Family Wines Tasting
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: ZD Wines Tasting
  • Vineyard Exhibition: Andy Katz Gallery & Aperture Tasting
  • Champagne Seminar: Pop Open the Bubbles
  • The Burgundy Dinner
  • Namaste then Rose
  • Full English Breakfast Fry Up
  • Seminar: Climate on the Wine's Mind
  • Champagne Clambake
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Maison Louis Jadot Tasting
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Chapel Down & Hattingley Valley Wines Tasting
  • Seminar: Sonoma Selects
  • Seminar: The Next Wave - Santa Barbara Wines
  • Provencal Rose Luncheon
  • Seminar: Great Wine Families: Is it in their DNA?
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: DeLille Cellars Tastings
  • Seminar: Taste of Oregon
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Vina Montes Tasting
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Vina VIK Tasting
  • California Grown
  • Seminar: Oh La La! Oysters and French Wine
  • Seminar: FIZZ Phenomenon! English Sparkling Wines
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Domaine du Pegau Tasting
  • Seminar: Eric Asimov -- Vote for Chianti!
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Chateau de Beaucastel Tasting
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Famille Hugle Grand Cru Tasting
  • Sonoma County Wine Dinner
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Opus One Dinner
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Bryant Estate Dinner
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Chateau Cos D'Estournel Dinner
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Soter Vineyards Dinner
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Biondi Santi and Dal Forno Romano Dinner
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Marchesi di Barolo Tasting
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Amuse Bouche Dinner
  • Bluegrass Brunch
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Krug Champagne Tasting
  • Dames Dejeuner
  • Seminar: Bond's Bordeaux
  • Seminar: Italian Luxury: Biondi Santi and Dal Forno Romano
  • Seminar: It's Truffle Time!
  • Ignite! The Global Grill
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Aperture Cellars Tasting
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Champagne Pol Roger Tasting
  • La Fete
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Kosta Browne Dinner
  • Great Wines in Grand Houses: Tenuta di Trinoro Dinner
  • St. Tropez Party in Chateau Minuty
  • Tito's Yappy Hour With NISHA
  • Passport Wine Luncheon
  • The Great British After Party

Plan Your Nantucket Vacation for the Wine & Food Festival