North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival

January 22, 2018
North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival

Discover why Cantabrians do it better during a delicious day out on Sunday, March 11th. 

Savour the region's finest food and wine at the North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival this March.

This one-day taste sensation will offer locals and visitors alike, a unique opportunity to sample the South Island's very best. Dozens of stalls from local wine producers, chefs, bakers and renowned restaurants will be out in force, showcasing the area's best seasonal food, paired wonderfully with local wines and a stellar entertainment line-up.

Set beneath Glenmark Domain's leafy oak trees, North Canterbury provides a wine and food festival unlike any other. Discover why this boutique event has garnered a reputation among gourmet crowds as "the coolest little wine festival in the country."

Come March, festival-goers will enjoy flavoursome delights from a whole host of local food vendors, including The Paella Fella, Bearlion Foods, Cakes by Anna, Grizzly Baked Goods, Horse Shack Food, Jonny Schwass, Kaikoura Cheese, Utopia Ice, Bespoke Platters and Utopia Ice, to name but a few.

For those with a penchant for fine wine, take the opportunity to sip the day away while learning more about this thriving little wine region from local producers, located a mere 40 minutes north of Christchurch. North Canterbury is steadily gaining momentum as one of the premium wine-producing regions in New Zealand, particularly in Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Riesling. According to master wine commentator Bob Campbell (MV), the region is "one of the unsung heroes of the wine industry."

Don't risk missing out on this deliciously unique food and wine experience. To secure your tickets or learn more about North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival packages, see their website right here.