Best Food and Wine Festivals South Australia
The rest of the nation is just starting to clue in to what an amazing food and wine region South Australia is. For those of you lucky enough to call this state home, you have a wealth of options when choosing where to take you next gastro getaway. For a list of the best of the best coming up this year, read on.
MCLAREN VALE SEA AND VINES FESTIVAL 5-8 June 2015
This year’s Queens Birthday long weekend is when you’ll want to head down to the Fleurieu Peninsula for a food and wine festival held in picturesque coastal surrounds. Serving up everything the McLaren Vale region has to offer, this would make a perfect mid-year getaway with good food, good wine and some great company.
BAROSSA GOURMET WEEKEND 14-16 August 2015
The father of them all is without a doubt the Barossa Gourmet Weekend, celebrating its 25th year in 2015. Once just a festival of wine, it now has everything you could want including cooking and wine master classes and food from Adelaide’s best restaurants, all surrounded by the beautiful Barossa Valley. Keep the 3rd weekend in August free this year and make your way to Barossa for a delicious weekend.
THE REAL FOOD REVOLUTION 11-13 September 2015
For those who want to get the most out of their food and are looking to change their eating habits in a positive way, the Real Food Revolution is here to help. Touring nationally, the festival stops at Adelaide in September and brings with it loads of seminars, demonstrations and more to help you learn how to revolutionise your cooking and eating habits.
RIVERLAND WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL 17 October 2015
The shaded banks of the Murray River make for the perfect location for this annual festival, brought together to celebrate everything the Riverland has to offer. All tastes will be satisfied here whether you’re a lover of beer, wine, cider or great food. Come for the atmosphere and scenery and stay for the flavours.
LAKE BREEZE PICNIC 25 October 2015
This event is less of a festival and more of a large gathering of friends with some amazing food and wine as extras. The Lake Breeze Winery will be home to a relaxed afternoon of wine from various local cellars as well as a range of gourmet food and live entertainment. Held during spring, making it just the right temperature for outdoor living, this is an afternoon not to miss.
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