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Food & Wine Festivals 2017


Each year we share a comprehensive list of Food & Wine Festivals in Australia.

If you love food and wine as much as we do, you'll devour this list and start planning a few gourmet getaways and wine weekends for 2017!

From major events such as Margaret River's Gourmet Getaway, to iconic events such as the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival which is this year celebrating 25 years to regional events such as Felton Food Festival each showcases the best local growers, artisans and wine makers the region has to offer.

With so many to choose from, we bring you the alluxia guide to Australia's Best Food & Wine Festivals in 2017:


14/1 Harvest Festival McLaren Vale (1 day) McLaren Vale, SA
15/1 So Frenchy So Chic (1 day) Melbourne, VIC
27/1 Crush Festival (3 days) Adelaide Hills, SA

10/2 Festivale 2017 (3 days) Launceston, TAS
18/2 Apollo Bay Seafood Festival (2 days) Great Ocean Road, VIC
24/2 Cellar Door Fest (3 days) Adelaide, SA

9/3 Taste of Sydney (4 days) Sydney, NSW
11/3 Taste of Rutherglen (2 days) High Country, VIC
12/3 Peninsula Piers & Pinots (1 day) Mornington Peninsula, VIC
26/3 Felton Food Festival (1 day) Southern QLD Country, QLD
31/3 Melbourne Food & Wine Festival (10 days) Melbourne, VIC
31/3 Orange F.O.O.D Week (10 days) Country NSW, NSW 


7/4 A Little Bit of Italy in Broke (3 days) Hunter Valley, NSW
19/4 Barossa Vintage Festival (5 days) Barossa Valley, SA
30/4 Tasting Australia (8 days) Adelaide, SA

1/5 Hunter Valley Wine & Food Festival (60 days) Hunter Valley, NSW
6/5 Grampians Grape Escape (2 days) Grampians, VIC
13/5 Grazing the Granite Belt (1 day) Southern Qld Country, QLD
19/5 Noosa Food & Wine (4 days) Sunshine Coast, QLD
19/5 Clare Gourmet Weekend (4 days) Clare Valley, SA
20/5 Lovedale Long Lunch (2 days) Hunter Valley, NSW
26/5 Carnivale (3 days) Tropical Nth Qld, QLD

1/6 Truffle Festival (90 days) Canberra, ACT
3/6 Relish Fraser Coast (1 day) Fraser Coast, QLD
9/6 Sea & Vines Festival (4 days) Fleurieu Peninsula, SA
10/6 Winter Wine Weekend (3 days) Mornington Peninsula, VIC
10/6 Rutherglen Winery Walkabout (2 days) High Country, VIC
16/6 #DMP Harvest (9 days) Daylesford, VIC
25/6 Italian Wine & Food Festival (1 day) Melbourne



14/7 Taste the Tweed (10 days) North Coast, NSW
15/7 Regional Flavours (2 days) Brisbane, QLD
21/7 Winter Reds Weekend (TBA 3 days) Adelaide Hills, SA

27/8 Italian Wine & Food Festival (1 day) Sydney, NSW

2/9 Sample Food Festival Bangalow (1 day) North Coast, NSW
2/9 Barossa Gourmet Weekend (3 days) Barossa Valley, SA
9/9 Mudgee Wine & Food Festival (20 days) Country NSW, NSW 


7/10 Bendigo Wealth Uncorked (3 days TBA) Goldfields, VIC
13/10 Orange Wine Festival (10 days) Country NSW, NSW

TBA Toast to the Coast (2 days) Geelong, VIC
9/11 Taste of Melbourne (4 days) Melbourne, VIC
17/11 Margaret River Gourmet Escape (3 days) Margaret River, WA
TBA Rootstock (2 days) Sydney, NSW

26/12 The Taste of Tasmania (7 days) Hobart, TAS

Any favourites we've missed? Let us know below.

To book accommodation in these regions just search the state and region from the home page or contact us at for recommendations. We'll also be organising alluxia travel events for Noosa Food & Wine and Tasting Australia - register your interest now.

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