Save the Date for the Nantucket Wine Festival

Mark your calendars and make your ferry reservations for the 9th annual Nantucket Wine Festival, which runs from Wednesday, May 18th through Sunday, May 22nd. The annual festival draws wine enthusiasts from around the globe for five days of food- and wine-filled festivities, including wine and food seminars with award winning chefs, sommeliers and vintners; cooking demonstrations with cookbook authors and chefs, and food and wine dinners, lunches and tastings from the best chefs around. Take a peek at the festival’s website for a complete rundown of the schedule, but keep an eye out for some of your favorite Boston-based chefs like Eric Brennan of Excelsior, Daniel Bruce of Meritage, Gabriel Frasca of Spire, Amanda Lydon and Susie Regis of UpStairs on the Square, Michael Schlow and Christopher Meyers of Radius, Via Matta and Great Bay, No. 9 Park’s Barbara Lynch, Frank McClelland of L’Espalier, Jay Murray of Grill 23 & Bar, Chez Henri’s Paul O’Connell, Clio’s Ken Oringer, Lydia Shire of Locke-Ober and Ana Sortun of Oleana. Island chefs like Jason Carroll of Cinco, Michael Farrell of The Summer House, Christopher Freeman of Topper’s at the Wauwinet, Russell Jaehnig of 21 Federal, Michael LaScola of American Seasons and Seth Raynor of The Boarding House and The Pearl will also be on hand. To purchase tickets, contact the Nantucket Wine Festival at 508.228.1128 or visit them on-line at

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