Lake Wanaka Wine & Food Fest

Saturday & Sunday October 26 & 27, 2013

11.00am – 5.00pm

Pembroke Park
Enjoy two days of spectacular views, great music and entertainment in a relaxed picnic atmosphere on the park. Taste the best of Central Otago Wine while enjoying locally prepared and grown food.

Entry is FREE to Lake Wanaka Wine And Food Festival site.
Festival Glasses: $20 for a wine or beer glass. Includes 4 FREE tastings. All wine/beer must be consumed in our Festival Glass

Wine: Maude Wines, Rippon, Drafter’s Gate,Two Degrees, Swallows Crossing, Maori Point, Kalex Wine, Archangel, Wild Earth Winery, Auburn, Georgetown, Ellero, TOSQ, Lowburn Ferry, Lindis River
Beer: Monteiths, Greenman Brewery, Matson’s Brewery
Coffee: Mojo Coffee
Food: The Spice Room, Wild Earth Wines, Edgewater, Lonestar, Francesca’s Pizzas, Black Peak Gelato, Deep Creek Delicatessan, Amigos Mexican Grill, Kitchen Window Catering, Cakes of Wanaka, Dilaaw’s Turkish Kebabs, Little Red Caboose – Real Fruit Ice Cream, Saliz Lake Hawea Bar & Restaurant, Black Forest Waffle Hut, Yohei, Stuart Island Salmon, Federal Diner.

We appreciate your support! Funds generated from selling festival glasses are donations to the Wanakafest Community Trust and are used to keep general admission FREE and help make this festival possible.

Saturday, October 26th

BASE Main Stagedon

11.00am – 5.00pm

Live Music Line Up
Milly B – Gorgeous Queenstown Based Acoustic Musician
Anna van Riel – Beautiful vocals. Local singer/ songwriter recently back from USA tour.
Jody Direen – Wanaka’s country music star in the making. Recently released her latest single
Don McGlashan – Kiwi music Icon. Blam Blam Blam, Mutton Birds… need I say more!
Rock Hopper – Wanaka’s Favourite Party Band
Roxburgh Brass – Bright and breezy brass band featuring young and old musicians

Bevan Smith Cooking Demonstrationbevan


Konica Minolta Tent, Pembroke Park
Watch award winning chef Bevan Smith of Riverstone Kitchen Oamaru create a delectable dish in front of your eyes during this informative demonstration. $5 donation entry. Book signing after the demo!

Infinity Master Class – Lala Land Lounge Bar


Infinity Tent, Pembroke Park
Lalaland’s award wining bartenders teach you the basics to making yourself a tasty beverage! Gold Coin Donation

David Reid Homes Chefs Long Lunch Live Eventlonglunch

3.00pm – 4.30pm

Konica Minolta Tent, Pembroke Park
Join iconic Wanaka Chef James Stapley from Whare Kea Lodge and other talented Wanaka Chefs as they create tantalizing degustation dishes in front of a live audience. We will also honour this year’s Signature dish winner as well as tempt you with a few Foodie surprises. Very Limited Spaces! This will sell out!

Saturday Festival Events

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Sunday October 27th

BASE Main Stage1dropnation

11.00am – 5.00pm

Live Music Line Up
Diana Hickey – Local acoustic musician, beautiful vocals.
Bradley Craig – Enchanting Acoustic Melodies
Two’s Company – Acoustic Duet. Light and fun catchy covers
Tin Flowers – 4-piece quirky Jazz Band
Soul Manor – Invercargill based 5 Piece Dance Floor Funk Quartet
Cemetery Road – A fun Classic Hits cover band
1 Drop Nation – ChCh based 6 piece band bringing a fresh flavour of Aotearoa Grown Music

Infinity Master Classes

1.00pm & 2:00pm

Konica Minolta Tent, Pembroke Park
1:00pm: Quintin Quider of Wild Earth Wines will discuss food and wine pairing and break down and cook rabbit a couple different ways in the barrel. Gold coin donation.
2:00pm: Max Mariott from Auburn Wines presents Riesling: Underated, Overachiever. A look at the different styles of Riesling from around the region. Gold coin donation.

Central Heating Solutions Sponsor Thank yousponsor

3.00pm – 4.00-pm

Konica Minolta Tent, Pembroke Park
A big shout out and thank you to all of our sponsors! Sponsors, join us and our Trustees down at the festival for an opportunity for everyone to enjoy what you made possible. Hosted function for sponsors.

1 Drop nation and Soul Manor Night Gig1dropnation

Doors open from 6.00-pm

Mint Bar
Keep the party going and hit the dance floor as 1 Drop Nation & Soul Manor play them funky jams all through the night. More details soon!

Sunday Festival Events

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