10th Annual Martha's Vineyard Food & Wine Festival

October 19th-22nd

Four days, four nights of unique-to-the-Island experiences.The flagship food, wine and drink festival of Martha's Vineyard, the MVF&W Festival stays rooted in the Island's rich tradition of farming and fishing, inviting you to meet local culinary talent, and the farmers, fishermen, oyster producers, and artisans they work with—adding guest chefs and vintners from around the world for a unique to the island celebration.

Be a part of the action and enjoy the festival events without having to go far. Harbor View Hotel is the home to majority of the events and the highly anticipated Grand Tasting.

Book our MV Food & Wine Package which includes 20% off your accommodations and two tickets to the Grand Tasting held at Harbor View Hotel. BOOK NOW

Lobsterpalooza!

Friday, October 20, 2017

Lighthouse Grill, Harbor View Hotel

12:00pm  1:30pm

Yankee magazine’s Senior Food Editor Amy Traverso will host this delicious tasting of 3 different types of lobster rolls, prepared by Lighthouse Grill’s Executive Chef Richard Doucette.  Each lobster roll will be accompanied by a perfectly paired wine tasting.

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Somm Throw Down with Joseph Carr, Atria’s Sam Decker, and Bar Mezzana’s Heather Lynch Featuring the cuisine of Bar Mezzana’s Colin Lynch

Friday, October 20, 2017

3:00pm  5:00pm

Main Tent, Harbor View Hotel 

Game On!  Three wine personalities irreverently face off, pairing 12 wines with four small plates.  

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“Reisling – The Grand Cru of White Wines” with Jean Trimbach

Friday, October 20, 2017

4:00pm  5:00pm

Harbor View Hotel 

Join Jean Trimbach of the 12th Generation making wines under the family name since 1626 as he takes us through the legendary line-up of what many experts consider to be the best dry Rieslings produced in the world. The wines Jean will be presenting hardly ever appear at tastings anywhere in the world let alone the chance to taste with Jean! Not to be missed!

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Shells & Sake – The Best Oyster Pairing you’ve never had!

Friday, October 20, 2017

5:00pm  6:30pm

Harbor View Hotel 

Join Monica Samuels, National Sake Sales Manager of Vine Connections, to experience the umami, texture, and “merroir” of Martha’s Vineyard oysters like never before. Join us as we taste through six vastly different sakes; guests will have the opportunity to experience each sake and oyster on its own, and then to see how each component changes when paired together.  Surely to be a memorable, eye opening afternoon!

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Island Inspired featuring Chef Jeremy Sewall and Chef Richard Doucette

Friday, October 20, 2017

7:00pm  10:00pm

Harbor View Hotel, Lighthouse Grill 

Award winning Boston Chef Jeremy Sewall of Island Creek Oyster Bar, Row 34 and Les Sablons joins Lighthouse Grill’s Executive Chef Richard Doucette for an unforgettable 4-course dinner celebrating the diversity of New England seafood.  Each artfully prepared course will be paired with flavorful wines from the lush vineyards of Argentina.

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Woodford Reserve Bourbon Tasting

Saturday, October 21, 2017

11:00am  12:00pm

Harbor View Hotel 

Join Jessica Kelly of Woodford Reserve Bourbon for a flavor experience like no other.  Guests will learn about Woodford Reserve’s 200 detectable flavors and embark on a unique flavor wheel tasting experience as they sip Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey alongside difference food items.

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Grand Tasting

Saturday, October 21, 2017

2:00pm-5:00pm

Great Lawn, Harbor View Hotel

Held on the Great Lawn of the Harbor View Hotel, the Grand Tasting is the highlight of the weekend's celebration of Sea, Farm & Vine. Taste and sip, as you enjoy access to top culinary chefs from Martha’s Vineyard, Boston, and beyond!  Sip wines from around the world from the Ruby Wines portfolio.  The Grand Tasting, features over 300 winemakers, spirits, breweries, gourmet foods, restaurants, and a backdrop of sailboats and the spectacular Vineyard shoreline.  The highlights of the Grand Tasting are the chef demonstrations featuring a line-up of celebrity chefs and wine pairings.

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Jean Trimbach Dinner featuring Cultivar's Mary Dumont and Chef Richard Doucette

Saturday, October 21, 2017

7:00pm  10:00pm

Harbor View Hotel, Lighthouse Grill 

Legendary winemaker Jean Trimbach hosts this 4-course wine dinner prepared by Mary Dumont, award-winning chef-owner of Boston’s hot new Cultivar restaurant and participant in Food Network’s Iron Chef America and Lighthouse Grill’s Executive Chef Richard Doucette.

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Sunday Brunch with Fashions by The Great Put On, featuring Jenny Johnson and Champy

Sunday, October 22, 2017

10:00am  11:30am

Harbor View Hotel, Main Tent 

Guests will dine on fabulous brunch fare prepared with locally-sourced ingredients by the Chefs of the Harbor View Hotel, and sip on Bloodies and Bubbles, courtesy of Champy Sparkling Wine and Tito’s Vodka.

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Click to Browse the full listing of festival events for an overview of the weekend