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Nantucket Wine Festival | Nantucket, MA

Wine, Food, and Fun!

by Carl Oscar Olson There are certain events on Nantucket that mark the time of the year and the change of the season. The Daffodil Festival is undoubtedly the start of spring on the island, while Race Week and The Boston Pops a clear sign that the busy season is …

Nantucket Wine Festival | Nantucket, MA

Navigating Wine & Food Fest Weekend

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie What once started out as a small gathering for a handful of wineries to pour at a Grand Tasting and a few intimate wine dinners hosted in friend’s homes has grown immensely to become one of the most highly regarded annual wine events in the …

La Fete | Nantucket Wine Festival

The Ultimate Fête

by Jenny Benzie Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits Tired of the same uneventful and even less inspiring so-called wine dinner party? Are you longing to meet other wine connoisseurs and collectors who will generously share their most coveted wine with you at a …


A Family Affair

• by Sarah Teach • Joe Donelan isn’t one to grab the mic and crow about his winemaking prowess. In fact, it’s hard to even get him to talk about himself. But catch him for a chat, and you’ll find the founding owner of Donelan Family Wines casts a calming …

nantucket wine festival

Falling in Love With Wine Fest

•  by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits • May has arrived, and everyone is revving up for the Nantucket Wine Festival (NWF). This is, by far, my favorite annual event on island. Not just because the entire weekend revolves around wine, …

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NWF: A Marathon for the Senses

• by Leah Mojer • For those of you who, like me, suffer with aching anticipation for Nantucket’s many exciting events, then you know just how excruciating waiting for wine fest can be. Four days of non-stop tasting, eating, attending seminars & wine dinners. Is there anything better? I live …