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Nantucket Events

Passing the Corkscrew

• by Sarah Teach • Twenty-thirteen marks the first year that the effervescent Nantucket Wine Festival is under the ownership of seasonal island resident and Boston real estate magnate Mark Goldweitz. Since its 1997 inception, the festival has been owned and operated by its founder, Denis Toner, a long-time Nantucket […]

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Nantucket Events

Wine Fest Pairs Students and Chefs

• by Sarah Teach • This year, the Nantucket Wine Festival organizers are pairing young Nantucketers who dream of pursuing culinary careers with the professional chefs who come to the island for the festival.  Bob Buccino, Nantucket High School’s Culinary Arts teacher, is thrilled that some of his students will […]

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Nantucket Events

Food, Glorious Food at the Wine Festiva

by Sarah Teach Fine wines won’t be the only palate-pleasers illuminating the 2012 Nantucket Wine Festival. Veiled beneath the shadows of the much more renowned Grand Tasting and Harbor Gala dwell perhaps the greater gems: the series of Wine & Food seminars that offer an inside scoop of some of […]

Island Science

Between the Ocean & the Deep Red Wine

by Dr. Sarah D. Oktay Managing Director UMass Boston Nantucket Field Station Today’s pop quiz: What is important for proper vineyard cultivation, relatively high in ocean water compared to rain water, and causes us to add lime to our soil to grow some of the plants we like the best? […]