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Grabaseat on board as a festival partner!

Wellington Wine and Food Festival is excited to announce that Air NZ grabaseat has come on board as a 2017 festival partner. grabaseat will be running a number of games and giveaways on Saturday at the Festival, including the popular Musical Chairs, where patrons have the chance to WIN prizes including flights thanks to Air […]

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Tickets NOW on Sale for 2017

Tickets have now gone on sale for 2017! Taking place again at Waitangi Park on Wellingtons Waterfront – 3 sessions in two days! Friday 10th March 430 pm – 930 pm Saturday 11th March 1130 am – 400 pm Saturday 11th March 500 pm – 930 pm General Ticketing starts from $27.50 for GA, increasing […]

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Meet Our Neighbors – St Johns Bar

From the VIP Section of the festival, you can look down on St Johns Bar ….. St Johns Heineken Hotel at 5 Cable Street in Wellingtons CBD is a fantastic  bar and restaurant in a waterfront location near Te Papa – Opposite the Festival! St Johns has an outstanding history as the ambulance building in […]

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What about Beer?

Wine & Food, but what about the beer….? Not a problem as we have that under control with 2 of Wellington’s finest breweries, Tuatara & Black Dog. The local well known brands will have their famous brews on tap for those of you who would prefer a beer over a wine! Tuatara Brewery will be […]

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Meet Our Vendors – Aaron & Heather of MKR & Tatou

Aaron and Heather as the Directors of Tatou Pacific Cuisine are at the forefront of the renaissance movement of Pacific Cuisine in Aotearoa and abroad, and offer twists on traditional Pacific preparations that stir memory, taste buds and demonstrate knowledge of time tested traditional cooking methods and techniques. This loved-up couple are the perfect team […]

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Meet Our Vendors – Gladstone Vineyard

The first and foremost vineyard at Gladstone in the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Gladstone Vineyard is a family business with an international reputation for distinctive, high quality wines of finesse and complexity. Established on the old riverbed of the Ruamahanga River at Gladstone, our focus is simply to craft beautiful wine that expresses the exceptional characteristics […]

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Meet Our Vendors – Ohau Wines

Ohau Wines has established itself in New Zealand’s newest wine-growing region at Ohau Just north of the Kapiti Coast  in New Zealand’s lower North Island pioneer winery Ohau Wines is producing award-winning wines with intense fruit flavours.  Ohau’s river terrace soils are similar to some of the better sites in Marlborough with a temperate climate […]

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Meet Our Vendors – MKR Dai and Dal

From the get-go, it’s clear who is the “Sugar” and who’s the “Spice” in Dai Phonevilay and Dal Philavong’s relationship. Since first meeting as young Laos refugees in the 1980s, to their friendship and collaboration, Dal  was the “prickly customer”, so to speak, while sweet-natured Dai just wanted to get along with everyone – including […]

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Meet Our Vendors – La Bella Italia

Looking at the pictures around the walls at La Bella Italia, there’s no missing the connection with Massa Lubrense, the fishing village on the Amalfi Coast that is the ancestral home to half of Wellington’s Italians. A unique combination of a Restaurant, Café and Retail shop. La Bella Italia in Petone, Wellington, was born from […]

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Meet Our Vendors – L’AFFARE

Founded in 1990,  L’affare (pronounced la-far-ray) is Wellington’s iconic and irreverent café, and coffee roastery. The flagship café showcases our signature espresso to a backdrop of the roaster, busy packaging plant, equipment showroom and bean store. Whether alone, with family, friends or colleagues you are bound to feel at home in the bustling atmosphere of […]

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Meet Our Vendors – La Boca Loca

La Boca Loca is located in Miramar, Wellington Hailing from Mexico, California and New Zealand, the team behind La Boca Loca is committed to bringing the best Mexican food to the people of Wellington. Our mission is to re-create the flavours of our childhoods, using fresh, responsibly produced, sustainable cuisine. We use organic produce whenever […]

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Foxglove Restaurant

Foxglove Restaurant Signs on to Wellington Wine and Food Housed in the former Greta Point tavern building that was famously moved to its current site by barge in 12 pieces earlier this century, Foxglove Bar & Kitchen opened June 2010 in the heart of Wellington’s Queens Wharf precinct. The owners have designed a series of […]

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Breweries Confirmed for the 2015 Festival

We are happy to announce that 2 local Wellington craft breweries have confirmed their participation in this years festival. Tuatara Brewery from the Kapiti Coast a local favourite will be showcasing a range of beers Black Dog Brewery located in the heart of the CBD will be brewing a special beer for the festival, so […]

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Festival Dates and Sessions confirmed

This years festival will take place at Frank Kitts park on the Wellington Waterfront over 3 glorious March Days. Compromising of 4 sessions across Friday 20th  Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd March 2015, this is one event on the calendar not to be missed. Make sure you register for early bird tickets here

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Wellington Culinary Events Trust Partnership

The Wellington Wine and Food Festival is extremely excited to be partnered with the Wellington Culinary Events Trust, the organisation that owns and manages, Wellington’s annual culinary celebration. Visa Wellington On a Plate. The synergy between the two events, the demographics and love affair with fine wine and food make this partnership a perfect marriage. […]

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