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.  


Special Events

Off the beaten track from the mainstay events, we feature special experiences in food and wine.

Thursday May 18, 2017

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TOPPER’S Wine Luncheon - Vive La France!

Celebrate French Culture and History with Louis XIII!

Our fascination with French culture and history dates back for centuries. Join us for an educational and delicious exploration with wine educator, author and active board member of the French American Foundation , James Finkel. He will take us on an historic journey through France with exquisite food and wine pairings designed in conjunction with Toppers Executive Chef Kyle Zachary.

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Friday May 19, 2017

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Louis XIII Experience - One Century in a Bottle

Ignite your senses! Join us at The Great Harbor Yacht Club to celebrate the heritage and history of Louis XIII, the finest cognac ever produced. Louis XIII dates back to the 19th century. Your experience will begin with a glass of Taittinger Champagne overlooking the harbor - what better setting than the historic island of Nantucket to learn about this Remy Martin’s star cognac. From the origins in the Grande Champagne vineyards to the blend of 1,200 aged eaux-de-vie. Begin the evening with a glass of Champagne Taittinger followed by caviar pairings that complement this guided tasting and create a refined and elegant NWF memory.

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Saturday May 20, 2017

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Dames Déjeuner

Women leaders in the world of food and wine unite for an extraordinary lunch featuring the talented Chefs Jody Adams and Carolyn Johnson, Sommeliers Lauren Daddona and Marika Vida, Winemakers Laura Catena of Bodega Catena Zapata, Jasmine Hirsch of Hirsch Family Vineyards, Chantal Forthun of Flowers Vineyard and Winery and Laurence Feraud of Domaine du Pegau. The afternoon includes an array of fabulous females including honored guest Chef Barbara Lynch and a special glass of La Grande Dame to toast the inspiring Madame Clicquot - the "Grande Dame of Champagne" who paved a path of success for Women in Wine and revolutionized the industry.

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Can You Hear Your Wine?

The Art of Matching Varietal Wines with Classical Music

2:00pm - 3:30pm

La Fête

A Wine Dinner like no other... La Fête brings guests together with winemakers, chefs and sommeliers to taste and celebrate some of the world's greatest wines and world class cuisine. Each guest is invited to bring special bottles from their cellars to share alongside those of the winemakers and La Fête guests. The tables are curated based on the wines submitted in advance to ensure a diverse grouping of wines at each table. Guests will experience Grand Cru, Premier Cru, First Growth and equivalent wines. The room is filled with winemakers and sommeliers, wine lovers and food enthusiasts. Get your tickets early - the event is going back to it’s roots and will be a more intimate group - sure to sell out quickly.

7:00pm - 11:00pm