Nantucket Wine and Food Festival is one of the the biggest island events of the year—and one of the most celebrated events of its kind in the world. This year, the event returns from May 18-22, 2022, bringing with it distinguished winemakers, chefs, sommeliers, and presenters from all around the world. It’s an epicurean celebration you don’t want to miss! Read on to discover everything you need to know about making the most of the Nantucket Wine and Food Festival 2022.
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Must-See Events at the Nantucket Wine and Food Festival 2022
There is so much to see and do at the Nantucket Wine and Food Festival. Don’t miss out on the event’s best productions when you visit. We have everything you need to know about attending this annual culinary masterpiece!
Great Wines in Grand Houses
Great Wines in Grand Houses is a revolving event throughout the week of the festival. The tasting features some of the best wines from around the world in Nantucket’s most pristine private homes. Learn about all of the different tastings here!
The Harbor Gala
The Harbor Gala is the kick-off for a wine-filled week of culinary delight. Over 40 chefs and winemakers from around the globe collaborate to create expertly paired dishes and wine tastings for guests to enjoy with Nantucket Harbor as the backdrop. Purchase the VIP package and gain early access along with a welcome glass of champagne.
The Great British Brunch
Join the Brits as they indulge in a traditional English breakfast at the English Breakfast Fry Up. The event is hosted by the White Elephant and features a full breakfast along with English sparkling wine to get your day started the right way!
The Great British Night Out
Step into an evening of iconic British music, award-winning food and drink, dancing, and plenty of late-night fun at The Great British Night Out. Immerse yourself in the rugged beauty of the Great British elements while you taste Britian’s rich flavors, from English sparkling wines to fine Scotch Whisky to artisanal gin cocktails.
Take a seat at the table with women leaders in the world of food and wine at the Dames Déjeuner luncheon. One of the most popular events at the Nantucket Wine & Food Festival, the luncheon is features compelling dialogue, award-winning cuisine, top-rated wines and some of the world’s most talented women chefs, vintners and sommeliers.
Oysters and French Wines
Oysters and French Wines is a marriage of two of our favorite things: East Coast oysters and French wine. Enjoy some of the best pours from Champagne, Provence, Loire Valley, Chablis and Burgundy paired with delicious, briny bivalves at this fun event.
Don’t miss out on one of the festival’s informative seminars during your visit. Seminars include talks and tastings from winemakers from around the world. They are a great way to discover your next favorite wine!
The Rosé Brunch
You know what they say….Rosé All Day! At the fabulous Rosé Brunch, enjoy tastes from 5 different important Rosé producers—Château d’Esclans, Château Miraval, Château Minuty, AIX & Château Peyrassol—at an elegant, seated, three-course gourmet meal while you learn how the famous pink wine has taken the world by storm.
You won’t want to miss the island’s main event, the Grand Tastings. Taste over 600 wines and get up close and personal with the chefs and winemakers that make the Nantucket Wine and Food Festival the event it is today!
Come Back to the Comforts of Anchor Inn
After a busy day of toasts and tastings, you’ll be ready to rest away at our cozy Anchor Inn. Traveling alone? Book your stay in the first-floor Wanderer Room and enjoy a plush queen-size bed, Malin + Goetz bath products, and a complimentary breakfast each morning of your stay.
Traveling in a group? Reserve our private bungalow, Nantucket’s newest downtown addition. The Bungalow Residence offers two spacious bedrooms and three baths. Get the privacy of a vacation rental with the convenience of a hotel when you stay at The Bungalow! We can’t wait to welcome you to Nantucket!