A classy day out. Taste fine chef-prepared food and delicious locally wine while enjoying spectacular views, entertainment and a relaxed picnic atmosphere on the park.
Festival glass: All wine/beer must be consumed in a festival glass. Bring your glass back on Sunday to use again! Glass price: $20 for a wine or beer glass. Includes 4 free tastings.
[Glass sizes: wine tasting: 40ml, wine glass:120ml, beer tasting: 150ml, beer glass: 350mL]
We appreciate your support! Funds generated from selling wineglasses keep general admission free and help make this festival possible!
- Feature wines: Maude, Swallow’s Crossing, Maori Point, Drafter’s Gate, Rippon, Two Degrees;
- Feature beers: Wanaka Beerworks, Tuatara Brewing, Greenman;
- Feature foods: Kitchen Window Catering, The Spice Room, Cake And Bake Catering with Pirate Pickles, Deep Creek Delicatessen, 63 Bean Coffee, Pic’s Really Good Peanut Butter Van, Fedral Diner, Bonjour Arrowtown;
- Artisan stallholders: Kitchen Window Catering, Organic Express, The Chocolate Workshop.
Main stage entertainment line-up:
11am - Diana Hickey
12:15pm - Anna van Reil
1:30pm - Wanaka Ukelele Orchestra & Treble Tones
2:15pm - Martine
4pm - Anna Coddington
5:15pm - Wolfmen
11pm-4:pm: Food and wine master classes in the Master Class Tent.
Featuring: Jax Hamiltion Masterclass
Jax will be holding two masterclass cooking demos, including a blind ice cream tasting with Pure NZ ice cream!
20-30 minute informative classes on the hour every hour. Gold coin donation.
11pm: Wanaka Winos - Tasting 101
12pm: Crafty Beers presents: Beer styles and the NZ craft beer industry;
1pm: Jax - cooking demo;
2pm: Jax - cooking demo;
4pm: Wine & food matching by Julie Asher of Swallow’s Crossing.