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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Can You Hear Your Wine?
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Nantucket Music Center
The Art of Matching Varietal Wines with Classical Music
Let all of your senses be opened as you explore a new way to appreciate the melodic tones of the great masters of music with the art of some of the Nantucket Wine Festival's finest winemakers in perfect harmony. WSET Advanced Wine Educator Jerry Siegel owner of WineScripts LLC will conduct your experience with the island’s own talented musicians with the Nantucket Music Center.You'll never hear wine the same way again!
Featured wines include:
Ruinart - Rosé NV
Donelan Family Wines - Nancie Chardonnay 2013
Donelan Family Wines - Two Brothers Pinot Noir 2013
Donelan Family Wines - Donelan Rosé 2016
Tom Eddy Winery - ‘Kerry's Vineyard’ Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Artisan cheeses will accompany the wine and music pairings
This event benefits the Nantucket Music Center; Transforming Lives Through Music
Jerry Siegel, Presenter, WineScripts LLC
Jerry Siegel is owner of WineScripts LLC. After 35 years at the Ohio State University Medical Center as Sr. Director of Pharmaceutical Services he is now focusing on his other passion, wine education. He is a graduate of the Ohio State University where he earned 3 degrees including a doctorate in pharmacy (PharmD).
He has achieved level 3 advanced accreditation with Merit from the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) of England and teaches for the American Wine School. He is also a Wine Spectator school designated connoisseur in Bordeaux, Tuscan and German Wines. He has studied wine and traveled to most of the world’s wine growing regions over the past 30 years. His unique knowledge of pharmacy and wine combine a thorough understanding of the health benefits of wine in moderate consumption. He has presented programs on wine education and tasting to numerous organizations including; Amgen Pharmaceuticals, Mckesson Corporation, Ameritrust, Corvida and the Central Ohio Society of Health-System Pharmacists, St. Judes and the March of Dimes. He has conducted wine tastings and educational programs for groups from 8 to 200. For the past five years he has conducted wine concerts for the Westerville Symphony matching wines to the mood and movements of classical music.
Tom Eddy, Owner/Winemaker, Tom Eddy Winery
Tom Eddy completed his oenology degree at UC Davis, Class of ’74, which is known as a group of winemakers often credited for the meteoric rise in the quality of wine in California. Before starting the family wine company in 1989, Tom had been winemaker for some of the largest and smallest wineries in California. A published author and recognized winery expert, Tom’s personal stamp of winemaking and winery construction has influenced much of the Napa and Sonoma Valleys.
Joe Nielsen, Winemaker, Donelan Family Wines
Joe completed the Michigan State winemaking program at an accelerated rate and received a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture, after which he spent a year with a Michigan winery before pursuing his winemaking dreams in California. At Donelan Family Wines, you’ll find Joe with his hands in all aspect of the winemaking process, from analyzing wine samples in the lab to managing the racking and bottling of the cellar.