The Ultimate Activities Guide for Nantucket Wine Festival
N Magazine‘s Top Ten Events to hit for Wine Fest – Tickets still available HERE!
1. Welcome Reception
Wednesday, May 13 || 5 – 7:30 P.M. || The White Elephant
Don’t miss this Festival kickoff event full of sumptuous bites and a variety of exquisite wines! And be sure you swing by the elegant N Magazine Portrait Studio for a quick photo!
3. Veuve Clicquot: Rosé Master Blending Seminar
Thursday, May 14 || 3 – 4:30 P.M. || Harbor Tent, Children’s Beach
Keep the rosé flowing and collaborate with renowned Veuve Clicquot Cellar Master Dominique Demarville as you learn to blend your own cuvée!
4. Culinary Marketplace
Friday, May 15 || 1 – 5 P.M. || Culinary Tent, Children’s Beach
Called “the most engaging and interactive event of 2015,” the Culinary Marketplace features live cooking demonstrations, delectable food samples, book-signings, interactive activations and more!
5. The Art of Luxury Tequila Making
Friday, May 15 || 1:30 – 2:30 P.M. || Dreamland Theater
Need a break from all the wine? This event is for you! It will cover everything from the cooking, fermenting, distilling and aging of tequila and will conclude with a full portfolio tasting and the rare opportunity to taste cooked agave from Mexico!
6. Flight of the Oyster Seminar
Friday, May 15 || 4:30 – 6 P.M. || Harbor Tent, Children’s Beach
An oyster expedition you don’t want to miss! Experience the diversity of bone dry to sweet Bordeaux, and you will be sure to agree there is a style of white Bordeaux to match a multitude of mollusks!
7. Champagne & Caviar
Saturday, May 16 || 12 – 1:30 P.M. || Dreamland Theater
A duo of delicacies: Browne Trading Company will showcase a variety of sturgeon with classic sets including egg, shallot, caper, belini, and a creamy caviar-inspired Panna cotta, accompanied by Pol Roger Champagne + 2014 Pascal Jolivet Sancerre Les Caillottes.
8. La Fête
Saturday, May 16 || 7 – 11 P.M. || Nantucket Yacht Club
Modeled in style after La Paulée de Meursault, guests donate a bottle of their favorite wine from their personal cellars in advance, and tables are then curated based on the wines submitted!
9. The Grand Tastings: Session Three
Sunday, May 17 || 12:30 – 2:30 P.M. || The White Elephant
The heart + soul of the Festival, this event features 600 different wines from over 150 prestigious, global wineries!
10. Get Your Grill On!
Sunday, May 17 || 2 – 5 P.M. || Harbor Tent, Children’s Beach
The perfect end to Wine Fest Weekend: The Harbor Tent transforms into an interactive experience of everything grilling!