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Located on the island of Nantucket, this boutique experience of world class wines and award winning food will forever change you. Over the past 21 years, the Nantucket Wine & Food Festival has become one of the most celebrated wine and food events in the country.  

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Port Pairing: An After Dinner Treat

Code Price Date Time Location  
SEM-20
$75.00
5/20/17
8:30pm - 9:30pm
White Elephant

50 Easton St.
Nantucket, MA 02554

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Port and dessert, when done right, is an excellent marriage.… At the end of a great meal, there are so many options beyond the typical pairings for Vintage Port.  Join Rui Ribiero, US Marketing Manager for the Symington Family Estates / Premium Port Wines as he talks about some of the finer points of pairing chocolates and cheeses with port. This post-dinner tasting seminar will explore the diversity of port styles and how easily they pair with a range of chocolates and cheeses.  Experience eye-opening and innovative pairings that are sure to surprise your palette.  Whether you prefer sweet or savory, this pairing will be the perfect conclusion to a day of tastings and events on Nantucket.

Rui Ribeiro , US Market Manager , Premium Port Wines Inc.

Rui Ribeiro has always had a love for wine, but his interests became more serious when he received his degree in Agronomics at Vila Real University in the Douro. Once filled with knowledge Rui was ready to put his skills to work and started as a winemaker and harvest trainee in 2000.

With a passion for nature and viticulture Rui quickly fell in love with the Douro Valley. He was captivated by the impressive beauty of the terraces and the surrounding atmosphere of the Douro. This solidified his career goals to educate the world about the wines of the Douro Valley. Rui is the US Market Manager at Symington Family Estates. He is working under Rupert Symington’s leadership. He frequently visits to the US market supporting importers and distributors and developing actions for the consumer.