Festival Program

Sun 21 May

Board Riders Breakfast

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FRI 19 & SUN 21

FRENCH SALOON

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Noosa Beach

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Fri 19th - Sun 21st May

The Woods

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THU 18 MAY - $175 + Booking Fee

Courses On Course

A love of unique experiences, food and wine is all you need to join us for this bespoke and seriously fun 9 hole Ambrose event. You will be tempted onto each green with 4 individually themed food holes and 5 beverage stations showcasing fantastic wines and craft beers. Festival chefs, roaming teaching pro’s and even massage therapists on a hole will make this a truly special event. Wine down for the presentations with an 1 hour drinks package and canapes in the magnificent Sunset Lounge. Time: 12pm registration for a 1pm shotgun start.

Noosa Springs Golf Course

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THU 18 MAY - $175 + Booking Fee

Noosa Food Trail

You’ll want to dress for comfort and bring your tastebuds with you on this day long gourmet food safari. From coffee and cheese, to spices and sparkling, with an Asian inspired feast from Matt Golinski and Glen Barratt alongside Wild Duck Creek Wines it’s a day to enjoy – slowly.

8.30am collection from the Noosa Transit Centre opposite Lions Park, Noosa Parade. Look out for the Slow Food Noosa Banner

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THU 19 MAY - $55 + Booking Fee

Pinot Palooza: UnPlugged

You may have heard of the country’s biggest Pinot party, so we’re stoked to have the founder, Dan Sims, on hand for a special ‘unplugged’ NFWS version. Wine maestro Mike Bennie join in to help conduct proceedings and navigate your way for a fun, friendly, and not remotely scary pinot party.

Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas

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Fri 19 May - $185 + Booking Fee

Royal Mail Sets Sail

Sails executive chef Paul Leete has teamed up with Robin Wickens from the Royal Mail, Dunkeld to create a lunch with matching wines.

Sails

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Fri 19 May - Sold Out

Opening Night Cocktail Party

Join us as the sun goes down on the beach for the official Festival opening cocktail party.

Noosa Main Beach Tipis

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FRI 19 MAY - SOLD OUT

A Taste of the Amalfi

Join Massimo Mele at aromas noosa and enjoy his 4 course menu showcasing food of the Amalfi Coast, paired with matching wines from Yering Station of the Yarra Valley.

Aromas Noosa

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Fri 19 May - $295 + Booking Fee

Sound of White presents The French Saloon on the beach

Ian Curley and his team are bringing the French Saloon to Noosa, a fun, lively dinner on the beach. Matched with wines from the Sound of White Vineyard, in Marlborough New Zealand. Their award-winning Pinot and Sauvignon Blanc the ideal match for Ian’s food.

Noosa Main Beach

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Fri 19 May - PAY AT VENUE

Rococo Apres Jazz and Supper Club

Featuring Sarazu ‘the flamenco’. Champagne, cognac and supper club the perfect end to your night.

Rococo

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FRI 19 MAY - $220 + Booking Fee

A Seafaring Adventure

Locale’s resident chef Andy Davies will captain a swashbuckling crew including Ben Williamson of Brisbane’s Gerard’s Bistro, Paul West of the River Cottage Australia, some of Australia’s best fishermen and salty dog John Susman, to shuck, cut and cook a veritable bounty of seafood from the local waters washed down with some of Australia’s finest natural wine.

Locale Noosa

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FRI 19 MAY - SOLD OUT

Embassy Asian Banquet

Tony Twitchet brings his modern twist on Asian to Embassy XO, enjoy 6 courses served banquet style matched with wines from Shaw + Smith.

Embassy XO

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FRI 19 MAY - SOLD OUT

Coastal Dining

Join Luke Mangan and David Rayner for a canape followed by four courses with matching wines by Dog Point Vineyard.

Thomas Corner Eatery

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FRI 19 MAY - $85 + Booking Fee

Oysters + Sparkling

Join Shane Buckley from award winning Wapengo Rocks, wild organic oysters & young wine maker of the year 2008 (Gourmet Traveler) Helen McCarthy from the award winning Mountadam vineyards as they shuck, pour and curate an evening of world class oysters & sparkling wine.

Café Le Monde

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FRI 19 MAY - $160 + Booking Fee

The Chef and the Apprentice

Andrew Tomlin reunites with Alastair McLeod to create a not to be missed 3 course dinner with matching Pizzini wines at Season restaurant on the beach.

Season Restaurant

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FRI 19 May - SOLD OUT

Fruit de Mer

Newly opened Periwinkle Restaurant in Peregian Beach will play host to a Fruit de Mer experience four courses of Sunshine Coast seafood prepared in a French style with matching wines.

Periwinkle Restaurant

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Fri 19 May - $135 + Booking Fee

All Stars Lunch Presented by Pork Stars

Presented by Australian Pork the Pork Stars lunch is an all star line up of some of Australia's best chefs featuring Andrea Ravezzani, Spencer Patrick, Paul Cooper, Ka Wai Lo and hosted by Mitch Edwards.

Noosa Waterfront Restaurant

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FRI 19 MAY - $145 + Booking Fee

Beef and Reef

Shane Bailey, Nick Holloway and Sonny Gilbert will be creating the ultimate three course beef & reef feast with matching wines.

Noosa Boathouse

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FRI 19 MAY - SOLD OUT

Make Peace With Wine

Escape to Richard Branson’s private island off the coast of Noosa for an introduction to the world of wine by wine educator Matt Skinner. Matt Stone and Jo Barrett from the Yarra Valley’s Oakridge Estate join with Makepeace Island Chef Lisa Mahar, to create a meal to match the occasion and Oakridge’s finest.

Presented by The Drinks List and hosted by Makepeace Island

Departs Noosa Marina (2 Parkyn Ct. Tewantin) 12pm, check-in from 11.45am. Returns 2.45pm arrives Noosa Marina 3pm

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FRI 19 MAY - $149 + Booking Fee

Taste of the Hinterland

This foodie tour will take you away from the busy beaches of the coast, out through the Noosa hinterland and then up to Montville. Stopping at a variety of unique producers, many of which don’t open to the public. Meander through the market gardens of a boutique organic farm set in the rolling hills of Mapleton, sample local flavours at a micro-brewery, enjoy lunch in a picturesque setting, and sip a glass of bubbles under a cool bamboo grove.

Departs Noosa Transit Centre

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FRI 19 May - $30 presale / $35 at event + Booking Fee

The Woods - Wine and Produce Village

Our Festival village with over 30 wineries and a range of bars including the – Asahi Super Dry Oyster Bar, Miss Moneypenny’s Sunset Lounge, Dal Zotto Prosecco Bar, Sticks wine and cheese bar and The Cider Lab Harvest Bar. Expect winemaker smackdowns and chef demos on the main stage during the day and tunes from some of Australia’s best DJ’s as you watch the sun go down over Noosa River. Entry includes your first glass of wine and a Plumm glass to keep.

The Woods

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Fri 19 May - $145 + Booking Fee

Flights and Flavours

Brad Webb executive chef at Sirocco with Travis McAuley from Helenic Republic will create a flight of flavour with the local produce matched with Australian wines.

Sirocco

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FRI 19 MAY - SOLD OUT

Gin Cocktail Masterclass

‘Cocktail Seb’ Reaburn is bringing his own gin - the juniper forward, classic London dry style Artemis - and his mixing skills to an intimate masterclass that lets you make and taste some of the finest gin cocktails around.

Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort - River Lounge

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FRI 19 MAY - $85 + Booking Fee

Salmon and Sunset

Presented by ORA King Salmon, you can watch the sun go down over the river as you taste salmon three ways with matching beverages.

Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort - River Lounge

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FRI 19 MAY - $300 + Booking Fee

Geoff Lindsay - Up Close and Personal

This is an intimate dinner for only 12 people, Geoff will prepare 6 courses in the Vietnamase style his Dandelion restaurant is known for with a French influence. Each course will be matched with wines from Yangarra.

Wasabi

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Sat 20 May - $120 + Booking Fee

Great Food. Great wine. Enjoy.

Executive Chef Lee Jeynes along with his team; Brad Coates, Mark Fitzgerald and Ben Maher, will use the finest Australian ingredients to create a four course menu. With wines by De Bortoli.

RACV Resort, Noosa

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Sat 20 May - $70 + Booking Fee

Fresh Authentic Tasting

Enjoy the taste of Fresh Natural Asian. Six courses served with your choice of beer or wine from Rogue Wines.

Fresh Natural Asian

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Sat 20 May - SOLD OUT

Natural Wine + Pizza

Join world pizza champion Johnny Di Francesco from 400 Gradi, Melbourne as he takes over the kitchen at El Capitano for the evening. Includes five courses with matched with Natural wines from Jilly Wines. Hosted by Jared Dixon of Jilly Wines + Dan Clarke of Addley Clarke Fine Wines.

El Capitano

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Sat 20 May - SOLD OUT

King Valley Prosecco Road Long Lunch

Iconic Hastings Street is closed to traffic for the afternoon so you can share a lunch along the street. With food from all the best restaurants in Hastings Street.

Bistro C

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Sat 20 May - SOLD OUT

King Valley Prosecco Road Long Lunch

Iconic Hastings Street is closed to traffic for the afternoon so you can share a lunch along the street. With food from all the best restaurants in Hastings Street.

Rococo

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Sat 20 May - SOLD OUT

King Valley Prosecco Road Long Lunch

Iconic Hastings Street is closed to traffic for the afternoon so you can share a lunch along the street. With food from all the best restaurants in Hastings Street.

Café Le Monde

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Sat 20 May - SOLD OUT

King Valley Prosecco Road Long Lunch

Iconic Hastings Street is closed to traffic for the afternoon so you can share a lunch along the street. With food from all the best restaurants in Hastings Street.

Season

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Sat 20 May - SOLD OUT

King Valley Prosecco Road Long Lunch

Iconic Hastings Street is closed to traffic for the afternoon so you can share a lunch along the street. With food from all the best restaurants in Hastings Street.

Noosa Beach House

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Sat 20 May - SOLD OUT

King Valley Prosecco Road Long Lunch

Iconic Hastings Street is closed to traffic for the afternoon so you can share a lunch along the street. With food from all the best restaurants in Hastings Street.

Boardwalk Bistro

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SAT 20 MAY - SOLD OUT

Stokehouse on the Beach

The Stokehouse team takes over the Beach Tipis for one night only! You will experience some of Stokehouse’s most iconic dishes, including the Bombe!

Noosa Main Beach Tipis

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SAT 20 MAY - SOLD OUT

Subcontinental Voyage with Adam D’Sylva & Peter Kuruvita

Peter Kuruvita joins forces with Melbourne's Adam D’Sylva from Tonka & Coda to take you on a gastronomical journey through the subcontinent. Combining the flavours and spices of Adam’s Indian heritage and Peter’s upbringing in his Grandmothers kitchen in Sri Lanka.

Noosa Beach House

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SAT 20 MAY - $140 + Booking Fee

The Queensland Seafood Experience

Presented by Peppers. A unique dinner showcasing the Flavours of Queensland, with a focus on Seafood. Created by Ben O’Donoghue, Jake Nicholson, Elena Dugan and Andy Wilcox.

Peppers

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SAT 20 MAY - SOLD OUT

Champagne and Caviar at Sails

The ultimate in experiences, Billecart-Salmon champagne and Yassa Caviar matched to perfection. Enjoy three exquisite varieties of Yassa Caviar matched to three varieties of Billecart-Salmon Champagne in the intimate surrounds of the Rumba Wine Bar at Sails.

Sails

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SAT 20 MAY - SOLD OUT

Taste of the Hinterland

This foodie tour will take you away from the busy beaches of the coast, out through the Noosa hinterland and then up to Montville. Stopping at a variety of unique producers, many of which don’t open to the public. Meander through the market gardens of a boutique organic farm set in the rolling hills of Mapleton, sample local flavours at a micro-brewery, enjoy lunch in a picturesque setting, and sip a glass of bubbles under a cool bamboo grove.

Departs Noosa Transit Centre

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Sat 20 May - $40 + Booking Fee

Pilates on the beach

A gentle way to start your day with Noosa Flow. Be guided through a Pilates session with a light breakfast to follow.

Noosa Main Beach Tipis

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Sat 20 May - $65 + Booking Fee

Champagne Brunch

Join us in the tipis on the beach for a relaxed champagne brunch, featuring ORA King Salmon from New Zealand.

Noosa Main Beach Tipis

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SAT 20 May - $30 presale / $35 at event + Booking Fee

The Woods - Wine and Produce Village

Our Festival village with over 30 wineries and a range of bars including the – Asahi Super Dry Oyster Bar, Miss Moneypenny’s Sunset Lounge, Dal Zotto Prosecco Bar, Sticks wine and cheese bar and The Cider Lab Harvest Bar. Expect winemaker smackdowns and chef demos on the main stage during the day and tunes from some of Australia’s best DJ’s as you watch the sun go down over Noosa River. Entry includes your first glass of wine and a Plumm glass to keep.

Noosa Woods

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Sat 20 May - $120 + Booking Fee

Sparkling Seafood Lunch

Watch the river sparkle in front of you as you enjoy a decadent seafood lunch with Amadio Sparkling Wines.

Sirocco

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Sat 20 May - SOLD OUT

Smoke & Fire

Duncan Welgemoed from Adelaide’s Africola joins the team at Wood Fire Grill.

Woodfire Grill

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Sat 20 May - SOLD OUT

The best of MoVida on the beach

Frank Camorra will serve up some of his favourites from his MoVida restaurants.

Noosa Main Beach Tipis

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Sat 20 May - PAY AT VENUE

Rococo Apres Jazz and Supper Club

Featuring Sarazu ‘the flamenco’. Champagne, cognac and supper club the perfect end to your night.

Rococo

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Sat 20 May - SOLD OUT

King Valley Prosecco Road Long Lunch

Iconic Hastings Street is closed to traffic for the afternoon so you can share a lunch along the street. With food from all the best restaurants in Hastings Street.

aromas

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Sat 20 May - SOLD OUT

King Valley Prosecco Road Long Lunch

Iconic Hastings Street is closed to traffic for the afternoon so you can share a lunch along the street. With food from all the best restaurants in Hastings Street.

Locale

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Sat 20 May - SOLD OUT

Embassy XO Yum Cha

Tony Twitchet from Taxi in Melbourne is known for his modern take on Asian flavours, he joins the team at Embassy XO for a yum cha banquet with matching Margaret River wines from Clairault Streicker.

Embassy XO

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SAT 20 MAY - $165 + Booking Fee

An Indigenous Kitchen

Clayton Donovan from Wild Kitchen will create a dinner using indigenous ingredients with the team at Rock Salt.

Rock Salt

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SAT 20 MAY - SOLD OUT

Champagne Masterclass with Bernadette O'Shea

Your host Bernadette O’Shea is the holder of the prestigious Vin de Champagne Award which recognises her knowledge of Champagne and she was also made a Dame Officier of the order in 2010, and appointed ‘Dame Chambellan’ in 2014. In this masterclass you will taste five different champagnes and learn how the food you eat will change the taste of your champagne.

Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort

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SAT 20 MAY - $160 + Booking Fee

Dinner on the Waterfront

Tony Percuoco, Luca Ciano and Ray Capaldi join with Andrea Ravezzani to create an Italian dinner with friends.

Noosa Waterfront Restaurant

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SAT 20 MAY - $95 + Booking Fee

Dinner at Padstows

Join the team just a short stroll away from Noosa’s Main Beach at one of Noosa’s newest restaurants Padstows for a three course dinner of the finest fresh local and seasonal produce matched with wines.

Padstows

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SAT 20 MAY - $350 + Booking Fee

Sat Bains - up close and personal

Internationally renowned chef Sat Bains, will create an intimate dinner for only 12 people at Wasabi. Personally cooked and served by the man himself. Vanya Cullen from Cullen wines will also be there sharing her favourite wines and matching them to Sat's foods.

Wasabi

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SAT 20 MAY - $55 + BOOKING FEE

Sparkling Darling

From sparkling to Champagne, and Prosecco to Cava. Learn all there is to know about fizzy wine in this fun and fancy session. An essential ‘little pinky’ out morning session.

Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas

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Sun 21 May - $295 + Booking Fee

Sound of White presents The French Saloon on the beach

Ian Curley and his team are bringing the French Saloon to Noosa, a fun, lively dinner on the beach. Matched with wines from the Sound of White Vineyard, in Marlborough New Zealand. Their award-winning Pinot and Sauvignon Blanc the ideal match for Ian’s food.

Noosa Beach

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Sun 21 May - PAY AT VENUE

Rococo Apres Jazz and Supper Club

Featuring Sarazu ‘the flamenco’. Champagne, cognac and supper club the perfect end to your night.

Rococo

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Sun 21 May - SOLD OUT

Exclusive Chefs Table Kaiseki Dinner

Join Noosa’s own Zeb Gilbert along with Federico Zanellato for an intimate chefs table style dinner. With a maximum of 12 guests this is certainly an exclusive Kaiseki degustation event.

Wasabi (Ibento)

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Sun 21 May - SOLD OUT

Closing Cocktail Party

Say farewell to the 2017 Noosa Food & Wine Festival. Enjoy food, great wine, beer, champagne and live entertainment.

Noosa Main Beach Tipis

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Sun 21 May 6PM - $195 + Booking Fee

Icebergs on the River – Bondi comes to Noosa

Watch the sun go down as Monty Koludrovic brings the Bondi Icebergs experience to Rickys - settle in for a night of chilled tunes and fresh seafood on Noosa River.

Rickys

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Sun 21 May - $110 + Booking Fee

Lunch in the Tipis

Jerry Mai takes over the tipis for a South East Asian seafood lunch.

Noosa Main Beach Tipis

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Sun 21 May - $140 + Booking Fee

Food from our home

C’è piú gusto ad essere terroni
"Food from our home" - a Southern Italian food and Pizzini wine experience created by Rio Capurso, Andy Davies, Nino Zoccali and Massimo Mele with live burrata making by Giorgio Linguanti.

Locale

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Sun 21 May - $120 + Booking Fee

Sparkling Seafood Lunch

Watch the river sparkle in front of you as you enjoy a decadent seafood lunch with Amadio Sparkling Wines.

Sirocco

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SUN 21 May - $30 presale / $35 at event + Booking Fee

The Woods - Wine and Produce Village

Our Festival village with over 30 wineries and a range of bars including the – Asahi Super Dry Oyster Bar, Miss Moneypenny’s Sunset Lounge, Dal Zotto Prosecco Bar, Sticks wine and cheese bar and The Cider Lab Harvest Bar. Expect winemaker smackdowns and chef demos on the main stage during the day and tunes from some of Australia’s best DJ’s as you watch the sun go down over Noosa River. Entry includes your first glass of wine and a Plumm glass to keep.

Noosa Woods

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SUN 21 MAY - $330 + Booking Fee

Sunday Lunch in the Groves

Guests will be swept away from the heart of Noosa to ‘Maravista Farm’ for a long lunch in the Groves. stylish long table will set the scene for a Sunday long lunch to remember. A bespoke menu showcasing Sunshine Coast produce will be designed by Matt Golinksi.

Maravista Farm

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SUN 21 MAY - FREE

Noosa Farmers Market

Meet local producers and taste their produce at the Noosa Farmers Market. Showcasing the freshest local produce and nestled amongst the gum trees.

Noosa AFL Ground

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SUN 21 MAY - $40 + Booking Fee

Early Morning Yoga

A gentle way to start your day on Noosa Main Beach. Be guided through a yoga session with Noosa Flow followed by a light breakfast in the Beach Tipis.

Noosa Main Beach Tipis

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SUN 21 MAY - $40 + Booking Fee

Board Riders Breakfast

Watch our Festival chefs dual it out in the surf and share a casual beachfront breakfast hosted by Ben O’Donoghue.

Sunshine Beach Surf Club

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SUN 21st MAY - SOLD OUT

Giro d’italia

Giovanni Pilu and Allesandro Pavoni join the Noosa waterfront team to create a four course long lunch with matching wines.

Noosa Waterfront Restaurant

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SUN 21 MAY - SOLD OUT

Sunday Lunch with Peter Kuruvita

With a stunning menu influenced by his extensive travels across the globe, Peter Kuruvita will entertain you with an event to remember.

Noosa Beach House

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SUN 21 - $135 + Booking Fee

A Middle Eastern Feast

Michael Rantissi from Kepos Street Kitchen in Sydney will join Pitchfork's Craig Galea to create a lunch with food from his latest book Falafel for Breakfast.

Pitchfork

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SUN 21 May - $120 + Booking Fee

Champagne Masterclass with Bernadette O'Shea

Your host Bernadette O’Shea is the holder of the prestigious Vin de Champagne Award which recognises her knowledge of Champagne and she was also made a Dame Officier of the order in 2010, and appointed ‘Dame Chambellan’ in 2014. In this masterclass you will taste five different champagnes and learn how the food you eat will change the taste of your champagne.

Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort

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SUN 21 May - $195 + Booking Fee

A sweet soiree with Adriano Zumbo

Adriano Zumbo made us all fall in love with macarons, in this afternoon event by the water your taste buds and imagination will be transformed by the magic creations of Zumbo. You will experience four courses of Zumbo creations with French Champagne on arrival and mini cocktails matched with each course.

Noosa Boathouse

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SAT 20 MAY - $55 + Booking Fee

Seaside Wines and Seafood

White wine is an obvious match for most fish, but what should you pair with salmon? Do the same wines work with raw seafood and cooked? The perfect session for seafood fans after some wine-and-fish tips from our best seaside regions.

Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas

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SUN 21 May - $55 + Booking Fee

Where the Wild Wines Are

There’s more to Australian wines these days than Shiraz or Sauvignon. This session explores all the wonderful, weird and wacky new-wave wines produced all around the country, including varieties that are more than a mouthful to say.

Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas

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