South Island Wine & Food Festival

The South Island Wine & Food Festival hosts wine producers from each of the South Islands major wine regions. They’re joined by a selection of our most captivating artisan food producers for a day long celebration of the bounty of our region.

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 within the VIP Area.

Saturday 7 December 2019, 11:30am—7:00pm
Hagley Park North, Rolleston Ave, Christchurch
All Ages Licensed
i-SITE Nelson
i-SITE Kaiapoi
The Palms Shopping Centre (Christchurch)

Ticket Options

Standard Tickets

General Admission $54.90 + $4.50 Fee N/A
VIP Single Ticket $199.90 + $4.50 Fee Sold Out
VIP Table of 10 $1,999.00 + $4.50 Fee Sold Out


Celebrate with 80 of the South Island's leading winemakers and food producers in the picturesque North Hagley Park as we transport you through the vineyards that have cemented New Zealand's place on the world stage.

40 wineries are joined by the region's biggest names in food; local restaurateurs, gourmet 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 and abroad. 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.


EARLY BIRD - The early bird gets the... Wine? And with a strictly limited allocation, you'll want to act fast to secure the full festival experience at the best price! Enjoy access to all festival features & entertainment, live music, 40+ of New Zealand's premier winemakers and a fantastic selection of eats by local artisanal food producers.

CONNOISSEUR **SOLD OUT** - The ultimate festival experience for the true viticulturalist. With 30 minutes advance access to the festival, you can enjoy intimate conversations with some of the country's leading winemakers before the masses arrive, PLUS enjoy 15 wine samples included free with your connoisseur ticket!

VIP SINGLE - One admission to the luxurious, fully catered South Island Wine & Food Festival VIP Area. With views to the live music stage, a quintessentially canterbury menu and the South Island's most diverse wine list, there's a tipple for every tastebud in the VIP Zone. VIP is an R18 Area. NB: Single tickets do not include reserved seating. Casual seating options are available.

VIP TABLE OF 10 - Your VIP Table Package includes 10 Seats on your reserved VIP table - this Summer's premier celebration of food, wine and fun come together for an incredible, elevated SIWFF experience. All the perks of VIP plus your own dedicated table - perfect for hosting friends, family & colleagues alike! VIP is an R18 Area


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 within the VIP Area.