Nantucket Wine Festival 2012

Nantucket (album)

Nantucket (album) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The annual festival Nantucket Wine Festival begins with a Harbor Gala! The Gala will be held at the White Elephant Hotel on Thursday, May 17th at 6:00 pm.

Tastings showcase more than 200 wineries, chefs, and food  purveyors. The Grand Tasting will be held at the newly renovated Nantucket Yacht Club.

There will be Wine & Food Seminars including a seminar featuring Damon Baehrel, owner/chef of The Basement Bistro.

Sankaty Head lighthouse at the eastern end of ...

Sankaty Head lighthouse at the eastern end of Nantucket Island, Massachusetts ca. November 2000 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Luncheon Symposia will unfold with a one-hour  symposium at some of the best addresses in Nantucket featuring distinguished winemakers who will lead a discussion of their wines. Each of these events will be  limited to 30-60 people. Immediately after the symposium, the guests will be treated to a four-course luncheon of superb cuisine featuring  the wines of the guest winemakers.

Veuve Clicquot

Veuve Clicquot (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Celebrity Chef & Winemaker Auction Dinner will be held at the White Elephant, followed by an auction of rare wines. This event will be held on Saturday, May 19th, at 7:00 pm. at the White Elephant. This dinner will feature the cuisine of Executive Chef Bernard Guillas of The Marine Room in San Diego and Executive Chef Frederick Bisaillon of the Brant  Point Grill. Dinner will be paired with the wines of Veuve Clicquot and Numanthia.  The Auction benefits the Nantucket Historical Association.  Tickets are $250  per  person.

Get tickets here: http://www.nantucketwinefestival.com/tickets

Nantucket Harbor Range Lights 1901 with 1856 B...

Nantucket Harbor Range Lights 1901 with 1856 Brant Point Lighthouse, Nantucket, MA USA (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

WHEN:  May 16-20, 2012

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com

Nantucket, in red, is an island off the state ...

Nantucket, in red, is an island off the state of Massachusetts where much sperm whaling originated (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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