Australia has long been known for having the best food and wine in the world. Find out for yourself at one of the many food and wine festivals our food-loving country has to offer.
One of the landmark food and wine festivals throughout Australia, the Good Food and Wine show is a smorgasbord of the best of the best of what our country has to offer.
Discover and sample delicious food and beverages from countless vendors, chat to local winemakers, distillers, and brewers, and enjoy the atmosphere at four locations throughout the year.
Don’t miss out on some of Australia’s best chefs demonstrating their skills live at the Good Food Theatre and take part in live masterclasses including cheese pairing and wine making.
Information about each show can be found below:
Held during the Queen’s Birthday long weekend since the 1980’s, the Mornington Peninsula’s Winter Wine Fest is a mainstay in wine-loving locals’ and visitors’ calendars. The festival highlights the variety of wineries in the Peninsula area, as well as the beauty of the surrounding countryside.
The Saturday and Sunday offer unique experiences for eventgoers. The festival opens on Saturday with a showcase exhibition, with wines from 40 wineries in the region exhibiting 150 boutique wines. On Sunday, to create the ideal long weekend lunch, the Winter Wine Fest holds the Long Lunch at the Pavilion. Wine aficionados will have the chance to taste wines from smaller wineries that would usually require an appointment to experience. Each wine is matched to an incredible three-course meal, as you sit and listen to the winemakers as the host draws out their stories.
The world’s biggest party celebrating the beloved Pinot Noir grape is back for the first time in two and a half years. Pinot Palooza will be landing in Port Melbourne on May 6th and 7th, to showcase the best pinot from around Australia and internationally.
Set across multiple sessions across two days to better manage crowds and enthusiasms, the festival will also greet those in Brisbane and Sydney on May 20th and 21st and June 17th and 18th respectively.
Taste your way around the world, whilst soaking up the live music, at this year’s Pinot Palooza. Check out dates and information below:
For sparkling wine lovers everywhere, this celebration of all things bubbly is sure to surprise and delight. You will partake in a divine two-hour tasting session featuring the best Australian and international sparkling wines, introduced by founder of The Bubbles Review Natalie Pickett.
The stylish event will include canapes to go alongside the tasting, a REIDEL signature champagne tasting glass (RRP $39.99) for each guest as well as some exclusive giveaways.
Explore all that the country has to offer in 2022 and revel in the delights good food and wine brings to us all.
By Sarah Panther