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Fall, Food & Wine In New England

Newport & Nantucket
| 5 Nights
Starting at $4,585/person
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  • Culinary Experience
  • Wine and Spirits Appreciation
  • Cooking class
  • Wine Education
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New England Vacation - Fall, Food & Wine.
Experience the Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival VIP Style!
Experience the Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival VIP Style!

                                

We are thrilled to introduce you (or maybe, re-introduce you) to a lovely Fall experience in beloved and famed New England, showcasing some of America's most popular and bountiful events that cater to all things Food and Wine!
Trust us when we say, this is far more than your typical New England vacation. On this luxury journey, we'll get to experience the Newport Historic Mansions Wine and Food Festival, all benefiting the preservation society. Hundreds of International wine makers, and many local regional and Nationally renowned Chefs will also be showcasing their talents through tasting, seminars, educational experiences and more.
Aside from an exciting event, we'll also experience one of Newport's most luxe properties that Grace Kelly frequented, before setting for a few nights in Nantucket to relax and indulge in our own villa with a local Chef ready to pamper your palates.

Highlights

Experience the Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival VIP Style!

The Newport Mansions Preservation Society spares no expense for their annual Wine & Food Festival. You'll have VIP access to grand tastings with hundreds of wines under the big tents on the lawn of Marble House. Celebrity chef appearances and cooking demonstrations by national, regional and local chefs. Also enjoy educational seminars with leading food and wine experts. Many plan a New England vacation purely around this iconic event, but oh, do we have more in store for you on this journey!

Nantucket via Villa

Experience Nantucket by luxury villa. You'll be able to rest, relax and indulge in our private, hand picked villa. Wake up daily to breakfast as you like, and a Chef to create a delightful experience before you say farewell. Bicycles for each guest to explore the island and take in the crisp, sea air, while visiting the quaint village, scenic points and for local seafood when you get the craving. There is no better way to experience one of Massachusetts' island gems.

Itinerary

B = Breakfast
L = Lunch
D = Dinner
Welcome to Newport!

Welcome to Newport!

Day 1

After arriving into Providence International, you are whisked away to Newport. After settling, we head to the Newport Food & Wine Festival for an evening of high style paired with fine wines in the stunning setting of the Rosecliff Ballroom and Terrace. The Gala is an elegant walk around tasting event featuring renowned chefs, exquisite wines, music and dancing. Revisit the parties of the past from a bygone era where dining and dancing were magical and a common occurrence in the Newport Mansions each summer. Enjoy Caviar and bubbles, spirited cocktails and cordials, delicious desserts and an ambiance of endless summer fun. Newport Mansions

Grand Tastings at the Newport Mansions

Grand Tastings at the Newport Mansions

Day 2

After a decadent breakfast, we head back to the Newport Mansions for their Wine & Food Festival. Today we'll have the entire afternoon at leisure at the Festival to taste hundreds of different wines, sample countless Chef's creations and experience cooking presentations, education seminars and other interactive experiences. Why not take a break and explore? Sample the local catch of the day, enjoy the Cliff Walk, or take in some of the mansions via tour. After everyone has had their fill of the Festival, more food await with a dinner paired with lovely..you guessed it, wines!

Our Last Taste Of Newport

Our Last Taste Of Newport

Day 3

After breakfast, and while your luggage is transferred separately to our villa in Nantucket, we make a few more stops. Our first one will be Newport's lovely town center, where we'll have free time to shop and explore. Then, we visit a local winery on the Aquidneck Island for a lovely lunch with wine pairings. A must for an authentic New England vacation! Mid-afternoon, we board the ferry and depart on a 90-minute journey to Nantucket. Chef prepared dinner will be served at the villa, with wine pairings.

Nantucket Your Way

Nantucket Your Way

Day 4

Today is your day. No plans, or itinerary. It's YOUR New England vacation after all. Enjoy breakfast, and let your mind be inspired to do as it pleases. Enjoy the heated pool or hot tub at the villa. Curl up with a good book in one of the common areas. Take a bicycle from the villa and explore the island. Your Host will be available to assist with transportation, lunch/dinner recommendations and act a concierge to book tours, experiences, massages, etc. Lunch and dinner will be at leisure.

Bikes, Sunsets and Farewells

Bikes, Sunsets and Farewells

Day 5

Today after breakfast and some time to pack or simply enjoy the grounds, we head out on a bicycle tour complete with a picnic lunch at the lighthouse, sitting on the white sand dunes. Later this afternoon, we embark on a memorable sunset cruise complete with wine, bubbly and light bites. During that time, our local Chef prepares a New England inspired farewell dinner at the villa, which will be served with some of your favorite wines.

Why Not Extend?

Why Not Extend?

Day 6

This morning, after breakfast, you are privately transferred to the Nantucket airport for your journey back to Boston Logan International, or beyond. Not ready to say goodbye? Extend to Cape Cod, Boston, Providence maybe a fall foliage wonderland that the Berkshires? Let us create the perfect extension for you.

Good to know

All listed activities are optional in attendance

Our property selection is always subject to change as these are privately owned. In such rare instances, it will be substituted for one of equal or great value offering similar features and amenities.

Additional daily trips and excursions may be arranged for a small supplement.

Flight from Nantucket may be arranged through us.

Travel insurance is recommended (Art In Voyage partners with Seven Corners)

How about extending?

Come early, or leave late. Allow our consultants to customize a pre- or post- extension to your journey.

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All listed retreats (hotels, villas and barges) are, at times, subject to changes. If replaced, similar or higher standards will be upheld.

In case of a cancelation at more than 60 days prior to departure, your deposit will be returned minus a $250 per person administrative fee.

NEW! Find a replacement at least 30 days prior to departure and your journey will be fully refunded, minus a $250 per person administrative fee.

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