Canterbury Wine Fest a chance to relax and celebrate

November 22nd, 2011

After a tough year in canterbury following the earthquakes of late 2010 and early 2011, the region is able to relax and enjoy a day in the sun with great local food & wine. The New World Wine & Food Festival is a celebration of the South Island regions recent acceptance as the New Zealand representative on the prestigious Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

Fifty of the leading wineries from Central Otago, Canterbury, Waipara, Nelson, and Marlborough will be selected to showcase their wines. Wine seminars and cooking displays hosted by industry experts will be a prominent part of the festival, and more than 30 gourmet food vendors, representing some of the South Island’s leading chefs and restaurateurs, will be on site to provide the perfect compliment. With live entertainment from some of New Zealand’s leading musicians, The New World Wine & Food Festival is a great way to start the summer festive season.

The New World Wine & Food Festival is at Hagley Park, Christchurch on Saturday 3 December, 2011

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