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Nick Daddona

Festival Director

Nick is an award-winning wine and hospitality industry leader with over two decades of experience. He has proudly been a part of the Boston Wine and Food Festival since 2013 and is the founder of the client services company, WineKey. His leadership has included corporate, hotel and fine dining beverage programs with a focus on education and celebrating people behind the wine. He is a board member emeritus of the Boston Sommelier Society whose mission is to promote education and inclusion in New England.

Nick holds the certification of Advanced Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers and has led wine education courses at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He has been named Boston's Best Sommelier and has contributed to and Stephen Tanzer’s Winophilia. He has worked hard to connect winemakers, winegrowers, industry professionals and wine lovers from around the world.