Does the sound of a popping cork make you giddy? Is one of your favorite pastimes indulging in artistic culinary creations? If you answered yes, then Nantucket Food & Wine Festival is the event for you. For the past 21 years, the Nantucket Food & Wine Festival has become one of the nation’s most highly anticipated and coveted culinary events.
Thousands of people make their way to the island for a long weekend of delighting their taste buds with world class wines and award winning food. Starting on Wednesday, May 17, enjoy seminars such as a caviar and champagne pairing, rosé brunch, and tastings by top chefs like Michael Scelfo, the Grand Tastings featuring over 600 wines, and various wine dinners.
Some of the festivities of the weekend include (but are certainly not limited to):
- The Harbor Gala on Thursday, May 18: The crown jewel of Nantucket Food & Wine Festival, this event features 40 restaurants and over 40 wineries. Come hungry… and thirsty for that matter.
- The Grand Tastings Sessions on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21: Featuring over 600 wines from over 150 prestigious wineries worldwide, these are the most anticipated and attended events of the weekend.
- Bubbles and Balance on Thursday, May 18: Get your mind and body balanced before the main festivities with an hour long yoga class followed by bubbles and bites by Champy founder and television personality, Jenny Johnson, local yogi Ieva Aldens, and blACKbook’s Holly Finigan.
- Bon Voyage! NWF Last Hurrah on Sunday, May 21: Keep the party going for as long as possible with this one final hurrah, featuring beer, spirits, rehydration, and amazing food from coveted chefs Jose Enrique and Linkie Marias.
To purchase tickets and for a complete schedule of events, visit the festival website: www.nantucketwinefestival.com.
Getting to the fun is easy! Hop on a fast and convenient Cape Air flight from Boston, Hyannis, New Bedford, or White Plains, and you’ll be there in minutes. Check out Cape Air’s schedule and book online at www.capeair.com or call 1-800-CAPE-AIR.