Ballina Fine Wine

and Food Festival
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Our Wine and Food Festival

Delve into the Taste of Ballina

About our festival

From delightful gala dinners to exclusive food and wine tour experiences, Ballina Fine Wine and Food Festival has a lot to offer. The festival will be featuring different events representing a fusion of the best local produce and products, culinary scene, restaurants along with handcrafted wines, beer, breweries and spirits. Winemakers and local producers across Ballina and other regions of New South Wales will be there to let you relish the different styles of wines and craft beers. With over 50 winemakers producing a variety of wine, the toughest decision will be choosing the best winery to visit first.

Our wine and food festival boasts a perfect amalgamation of both traditional culinary tourism and electrifying fun activities. To let you spend the best time in Ballina, we have organised some of the fantastic events and programs for both families and wine lovers. There will be New South Wales’s best exhibitors, chefs, winemakers, collaborators to let you unleash the quality food, wine and entertainment scenes. Taste farm-fresh produces and discover the excellent dining options in Ballina. So, what are you waiting for? Book your tickets for Ballina fine wine and food festival today.

Relish the Wine Tasting Experience!

Join our festival this year and taste the different varieties and styles of wines and handcrafted cocktails in a vibrant and intimate atmosphere of Ballina Fine Wine and Food Festival. Feel the warmth of New South Wales’ much-awaited wine and food festival in Ballina. We guarantee, you come once and you will be compelled to visit every year!

Our local winemakers create fine wines using proven practices- from choosing the best quality of grapes to crushing them to release the juice to adding wine yeast. Our winemakers leverage the Ballina’s rich wine heritage to produce the best variety of wines such as Syrah, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and many others. In our festival, we let you discover the most conventional winemaking process by taking you on a wine tour in New South Wales. Let us help you have an experience like never before and make your trip fun and memorable for years to come.

Ballina is especially fun during Christmas and the holidays, as there are a host of events and festivals hosted at this time. People across the country come to this coast and hinterland to enjoy good food and wine. If you choose to visit during the holidays, you can enjoy community events such as Santa’s Wonderland, Christmas Day Lunch events, and much more.

You can be a part of our festival and taste the region’s best wine and craft beers while enjoying delectable food presented by renowned local restaurants. The festival unleashes the voluptuous pleasures of the popular food and wine destination, offering you the perfect way to explore everything about Ballina’s culinary culture. From enjoying luxurious dinners at finest restaurants to vineyard tours, the festival has everything for wine lovers.

Fun Things to Do!

Situated on the banks of Richmond River, Ballina is a beautiful town in the North Coast of New South Wales. It boasts of golden beaches, culinary culture, heritage buildings, picturesque headlands, water-based activities, vineyards, and other entertainment hubs. The beautiful Richmond River is making Ballina a true Island. The town is perfect place to discover nature’s beauty while indulging in fine food and wine. There are various vineyards in Ballina, NSW that you should explore to know everything about the winemaking process.

To make your journey in Ballina memorable, we organise fine wine and food festival every year. Our main purpose is to represent the rich diversity of Ballina’s produce and encourage people to participate in wine tasting, hot ballooning, cycling, cooking and other activities. We make sure you will taste the best food here and cherish special moments with us while sipping different styles of wine.

You can visit Ballina with your family and friends or you can come here on a solo trip. The best time to come to the town is between December and February during the summer season to celebrate Christmas, New Year’s and Australia Day! The wine and food are fresh, the weather is warm and pleasant, and there are a host of things to do!

Join us this year and enjoy local food, wine, beer, cider and also participate in fun-loving activities and programs.

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