Join us at the New Zealand School of Food and Wine for a unique Wine and Food experience.
As well as amazing wines from some of New Zealand’s most illustrious wineries, Spain is our featured wine country with special regional tastings and we are delighted to have Chef Quim from El Quim de la Boquería, the famed tapas concept in Barcelona, preparing authentic tapas that will be featured in a dinner on Saturday 10 September.
Lyndey Milan is one of Australia’s most recognised food, wine and lifestyle personalities with regular FoodTV programmes. Lyndey will be in the kitchen to demonstrate a series on spring baking and is very excited to spend time in the Wine Room meeting wineries, tasting and learning more about what New Zealand wine has to offer.
The New Zealand Sommelier of the Year Competitions start at 9am on Sunday 12 September with the winners announced that evening at a special dinner featuring the Northern Thai cuisine of Saan Restaurant prepared with Chef Lek and the New Zealand School of Food and Wine students. With the recent formation of the NZ Sommeliers and Wine Professionals Association, we anticipate many leading wine professionals heading to W&F to compete.
During the three days there will be free cooking demonstrations, hands-on cooking workshops in our practical kitchen, two dinners, American Barbecue lessons, single origin coffee roasting and cupping masterclass - all designed to attract food and wine lovers from Auckland and around New Zealand.
Here are some video clips from our 2014 Wine & Food Celebration: