Embark on a culinary journey at the Good Food & Wine Show
From Margaret River to the Barossa, McLaren Vale to Mudgee, the Good Food & Wine Show, presented by Citi, is your ticket to exploring the best in food and wine from across Australia. With over 800 wine varieties and more than 250 exhibitors, this year’s GFWS will take visitors on a sensory journey, with plenty to sip, sample and discover!
Taking place in Sydney from Friday, 21 June until Sunday, 23 June after launching in Melbourne and before moving on to Perth and Brisbane, the GFWS offers visitors a chance to be immersed in all things food and wine, see Australia’s Top chefs cook live, or even to take a masterclass and learn from the experts!
This year’s Sydney show sees the return of favourites and long-time friends, Matt Moran and Maggie Beer, who will take the stage together in the Princess Cruises Theatre presented by ILVE, to create the perfect roast chicken. In addition to Matt and Maggie, GFWS presents a stellar line up featuring Australia’s top chefs: Miguel Maestre, George Calombaris, Anthony Puharich, Colin Fassnidge and Kylie Kwong. These chefs will provide inspiration, education and entertainment across three days in the 500-capacity theatre, hosted once again by chef Alastair McLeod.
Relax in the comfort of the VIP Lounge and enjoy wines from Margaret River, lunch designed by Matt Moran and Maggie Beer desserts. Or for something more intimate, visitors can enjoy a meal with their idol at the Chef’s Lunch – a three-course dining experience designed by celebrity chefs with premium wines to match, where they will have the chance to ask their long-awaited questions during the Chef Q&A.
An essential stop on your show journey is the Let’s Eat Citi Dining Pop-Up, the perfect place to take time out and refuel before you wander down Cheese Alley, meet the makers or shop directly from the exhibitors. Enjoy a meal from Sydney restaurants which feature on the Citibank Dining Program: Meat & Wine Co, Butcher and the Farmer and Olio. Visitors will also get the opportunity to win a foodie adventure of their choice, with Citi and GFWS providing a lucky winner with the chance to decide between Rome, New York or Vietnam. Another reason to say ‘Let’s Go Eat’ with Citi!
If you’re a wine enthusiast, learn from the experts in a range of fun and engaging masterclasses. Visit the Riedel Drinks Lab where you’ll discover the best from the show’s wine exhibitors with free sessions running each day. Or pay a visit to the Wine Selectors Cellar Door to expand your knowledge; from Bubblicious Brunch to Shiraz Sizzle, there is something for everyone’s palette.
Looking for a little sparkle? Joining the show’s lineup this year is the Champagne Dame, Kyla Kirkpatrick. With a passion for Champagne and a wealth of knowledge to share, Kyla will showcase the finer things in life in her Champagne Masterclass, or sip some bubbles in the Emperor Champagne Parlour.
If whisky is more your style, take a seat in the Glenfiddich Whisky Wanderer: a 1972 vintage Leyland bus converted into a premium whisky lounge on wheels. Here you can sample the world’s most awarded Whisky – Glenfiddich 12-year-old Single Malt – or learn how to pair whisky and cheese.
You can also escape to Margaret River without ever leaving Sydney at Cape Mentelle’s Cellar Door experience at this year’s show. Taste the classic varieties that made this region famous as well as some experimental wines normally only available when you visit the winery.
This is just a sample of what’s to come at the 2019 GFWS, so get ready for the ultimate food and wine experience. The perfect day out for novices and experts alike, this year’s Good Food & Wine Show is a culinary adventure like no other. Mark your calendars and get ready for a great day out!
For more information and full event schedule please visit goodfoodshow.com.au.
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