The Festival of Food & Wine Experience

Pit Yard
See firsthand how to grill like a pro, as the team behind Shank Brothers demonstrate their award-winning BBQ skills. The pit yard will showcase a range of proteins cooked over woodfire, BBQs and low and slow, seasoned to perfection and guaranteed to have your mouth-watering.

Special guest – Chris Bollins is the co-founder of Brisbane’s Barbecue Mafia.
The passionate pit master has been competing in competitive BBQ since 2014 and with the Mafia Team has won multiple Australian awards and has competed in the World Series of BBQ in Kansas, twice, placing 11th and then 5th in the prestigious brisket category against 500 of the world’s best.  Chris is an expert in reverse searing, from basic charcoal to live fire techniques specialising in Weber grills.
Fri 3pm-6pm
Sat & Sun 10am – 3pm
Demo 10.30am, 12.30pm & 2.30pm


Tasting Room
Treat your tastebuds and polish up your knowledge at these free tasting sessions, showcasing some of the festival’s best wine and cheese and craft beer on offer.

Wine & Cheese
Indulge in delicious artisan cheeses handpicked to compliment stunning local wines featuring delicious regional grape varieties. This masterclass will provide an opportunity to experiences the best wine and cheeses from Southern Queensland!
Friday 3:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 11am, 1pm & 3pm

Beer Appreciation
Whether you have trouble telling your pale ale from your pilsner or are a self-professed craft beer lover, our Beer Appreciation sessions are for you. Learn about the brewing process, different beer styles and the booming craft beer industry in South-East Queensland.
Friday 4:30pm
Saturday & Sunday 12pm, 2pm & 4pm


Farm to Fork
Join local cooks as they walk you through recipes using the freshest local produce. Learn tips and tricks to make cooking at home easier, and have your family and friends always coming back for seconds.
Friday 4pm & 5pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:30am,11:30am,12:30pm 1:30pm, 2:30pm & 3:30pm


Cubby House
The Cubby House will be home to fun for all the bite-sized humans, featuring face painting and arts and crafts, as well as Bunnings sessions to make-your-own flower photo frame.
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 5pm



Cocktail & Wine Bar
Who doesn’t love sipping on a spritz in the springtime? The Cocktail & Wine Bar is the perfect meeting spot to settle in with friends away from the crowds.

Beer Garden
Enjoy some of South-East Queensland’s best craft beers and alcoholic ginger beer from 4 Brothers Brewing, Burleigh Brewing & Your Mates Brewing Co.

Sweet Street
A dedicated area for all those self-confessed sweet tooths! Enjoy a selection of fresh delights and barista made coffee.

Pop Up Cellar Doors
Taste your way through the vines as you experience the process of winemaking and wine enjoying.



Botanical Society
Want to enjoy the Festival in style? Upgrade your day pass to the Botanical Society for access to an exclusive area with the Festival of Food & Wine featuring it’s own private bar (and private loos!) and an outdoor lawn area, plus premium main stage viewing!

DETAILS 18+ entry only
COST $120 per person