South Island Wine & Food Festival 2022

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General Admission
NZ$ 56.90 (excl. fees)

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The South Island Wine & Food Festival is New Zealand’s premier celebration of the quality and diversity of wines and food produced here on the mainland.

Join 40 of the South Island's leading winemakers in the picturesque North Hagley Park and be transported through the vineyards that have cemented New Zealand’s place on the world stage.

The Wineries are accompanied by the region's biggest names in food; local restaurateurs, gourmet and artisan food producers and exquisite street food stalls complement the diverse varietals on show. Festival Features include interactive wine seminars & workshops hosted by Masters of Wine and Sommeliers from New Zealand. Don't miss the Cooking Theatre, where you'll be treated to live demonstrations from renowned Kiwi chefs - or catch the country's best live music talent on stage amongst the trees


FINAL General Admission Tickets on sale now.

**Tickets from the 2021 Event: If you did not obtain a refund at the time the 2021 event was cancelled, then your ticket was automatically transferred to the next event. You can use your existing ticket to enter the festival**


General Admission: Includes entry to the festival, access to more than a dozen free festival workshops, demonstrations and seminars.

VIP (Sold Out): With reserved seating for tables of 6, 8 or 10 guests. Or a single ticket with unreserved seating. A ticket to the SIWFF VIP Area will take your day to the next level. Sip and taste your way through a delightful day of gourmet treats, celebrating the bountiful produce of the South Island.

Sit back and relax amongst the trees in beautiful Hagley Park, while our dedicated VIP hosts treat you to gourmet food. The all-day menu will be expertly matched with prestigious wines from the Festival’s own boutique exhibitors, with Monteith’s beer, cider and a selection of non-alcoholic beverages will also be available.

The VIP Area is situated in a prime location at the Festival and benefits from views to the Live Music Stage.

Access to the VIP Area is strictly 18+. No minors are permitted entry to this area and minors may not hold a ticket to this area.

Optional Add-On: Tasting Tussock Hill. 2 sessions available - $50pp: Tasting Tussock Hill is a three course micro-degustation, each course served with matching Tussock Hill wines. Experience a menu bursting with fresh flavours that showcase the best foraged, hunted and ethically sourced produce. Reserve your seat now for just $50 per person (available as an add-on to existing ticket holders, or when you purchase your ticket)

Connoisseur (Sold Out): Includes advance entry to the festival, 30 minutes prior to all other ticket holders - allowing you to peruse your choice of wineries without being distracted by the crowds! You also receive access to more than a dozen free festival workshops, demonstrations and seminars and 15 free sampling tokens to use at any winery of your choice. (Some restrictions may apply). 


This event is all ages supervised:

  • Ages 13-17 must have their own ticket and must be supervised by a Parent or Legal Guardian.
  • Ages 12 and below do not require a ticket.
  • Minors are NOT permitted in the VIP Area
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