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Family fun at the Wahroonga Food & Wine Festival 2023!


The Wahroonga Food Wine Festival will be returning to Wahroonga Park Sunday 29 October, and we can’t wait! It’s always a brilliant day out for the whole family – parents can enjoy tasting premium wines and gourmet food, whilst the kids are entertained by face painting, all to live & local music. Best of all, entry is free!

Wine tasting

Taste over 130 wines from 30 exquisite wineries… carefully selected from NSW and around Australia, with local winemakers from Savannah Estate, Petersons Wines, Two Rivers Wines, Macquariedale Organic Wines, Drayton’s Family Wines, Allandale Winery, Tamburlaine Organic Wine, Pepper Tree Wines, De Beaurepaire Wines, Hentyfarm Wines, Stomp Wines, DeCapel Wines, Elephant Mountain Wines, Skimstone Wines, Mercer Wines, Crosssing Creek Wines, Drink Spanish, Glandore Wines, Martines Hil Organic Wines and more featured.

Branded festival wine tasting glasses and tasting ticket packages are available starting at $37.50 pre-sale: 1 branded festival glass & 5 tasting tickets. Available for pre-sale convenience and additional tasting tickets packages and additional ticket purchases can be made from the Tasting Ticket Marquee on the day.

Wine being poured into a glass at Wahroonga Food & Wine Festival

Sample award-winning wines

Central Bars + Distillers

There will be new central Boutique Bar Activations, matched with the deliciously fresh Sydney Rock’s Native oysters served straight from the oyster farmer from the Hawkesbury accompanied by their signature spring cocktail – what a way to spend a beautiful spring day!

Small Mouth Vodka

Small Mouth Vodka

Small batch distillers are all the trend and this year they feature a great range including Mr Black, Buffalo Vale Distillery, Kissofire Hunter Valley, Small Mouth Vodka and Finder Distillery.

Taste Sensations

Love food? This year’s culinary line-up is equally exciting! Enjoy an array of local produce and a huge selection of gourmet food stalls offering a variety of international and Australian cuisines.

Taste signature dishes from Berlin Bangers, Sofrito Paella, Vege 4 Love, Yan’s Asian, Authentic Turkish Gozleme, Piggy & Moo, Satay Brothers and Cornstars Fritter Co, and an array of dessert food trucks.

Enjoy a range of Hunter Valley Cheeses, Alexander Roastery coffee brews and Goose on the Loose gourmet foods. For dessert – Natural Pancakes, Choux Patisserie, Natas Portuguese Custard Tarts, and Chillato Gelato will again present their range of refreshing premium gelatos.

Gourmet produce market stalls

Produce market stalls will line the flowerbeds and walkways offering a variety of products including Rylstone Olive Press Oils and Olives, Original Smoke & Spice Co, Cacaoette hard-crafted organic chocolate, direct from the farm condiments by Linda’s Original Sweet Chilli Relish, and Milnes of Mudgee, BC Jerky, puddings from Pudding Lane and more, so buy your shopping basket from the ‘The Market Basket Co’ and enjoy what our market has to offer.

Enjoy a spot of gift shopping

For gift giving or just to adorn your home we have introduced an artisan producer alley, with beautiful scented candles by Chase Park, and much more with Urban Ledge, Loveshak, hand-crafted ceramics, and Jollie Gourmet pet treats.

Live music and entertainment

To add to the vibrant community atmosphere, enjoy the live music on the rotunda stage all day with performances by talented local school bands, with their talented musicians.

Live music at Wahroonga Food & Wine Festival

Enjoy live music all day from local bands and entertainers

Fun for the kids! Face Painting from Fantasy Art

Face painting from Fantasy Art at the North Shore Mums pink tent, Wahroonga Food + Wine Festival

Face painting from Fantasy Art at the North Shore Mums pink tent

It’s a fun day out for kids too! Head to the bright pink North Shore Mums marquee for some face painting from Fantasy Art!

The tent will be located near the rotunda & live music.

Amazing prizes to be won in the Smiles2U Raffle

North Shore Mums Smiles2U will also be at the North Shore Mums tent, selling raffle tickets. There will be some fabulous prize packs to be won, such as:

  • Prize 1: Case of Mixed Wine donated by De Beaurepaire Wines. ($530)
  • Prize 2: Limited Release Semillion, Shiraz Nouveau and Montepulciano Wine + Wine and Cheese Tasting for four people donated by Mercer Wines. Large Fruit Platter to serve 15 – 20 people donated by CASA Grazing. ($380)
  • Prize 3: Savannah Estate Sparkling Brut & Savannah Estate Sparkling Zinfandel 2021 donated by Savannah Estate. Home Package donated by Maddison Home. ($318)
  • Prize 4: 700ml bottle of internationally acclaimed Australia Dry Gin, 4-pack of Capi Original Tonic and Distillery Tour and Tasting Voucher for 4 people donated by Finders Distillery. Gift Boxed Stomp! Sparkling Verdelho donated by Stomp! Wines. ($261)
  • Prize 5: Selection of ‘Half a Dozen’ + Hunter Valley Wines donated by Gateway to the Hunter Valley. ($240)
  • Prize 6: Culinary Gift Box + Skincare Package donated by Gondwana Macadamias. Absolute Rose Soy Candle, Absolute Rose Soy Tealight and 115g Absolute Rose Travel Tin Soy Candle donated by Chase Park Candles. ($210)
  • Prize 7: Set of 3 Soaps, Set of ‘Rocks Glasses’ donated by Loveshak Australia. Four 80g Packets of Jerky/Biltong donated by BC Jerky. 2021 Rose’ and Verdelho donated by Elbourne Wines. ($184.90)

Buy tickets at the event, or you can buy your tickets online now! All profits help provide gifts for children who may spend their Christmas in the hospital. Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10.


Win 2 Return Flights to Singapore, courtesy of Singapore Airlines!

The Wahroonga Food and Wine Festival is thrilled to introduce an extraordinary competition, all thanks to their esteemed new major partner, Singapore Airlines.

To celebrate, they are giving one lucky Festival attendee TWO Return Economy Flights to Singapore. These flights will be upgraded to Premium Economy if You’re a KrisFlyer Member, providing a truly luxurious travel experience.

Click here to enter the competition!

The Wahroonga Food + Wine Festival 2023 is proudly sponsored by Ku-ring-gai Council, Ray White Upper North Shore, Mercedes Benz Hornsby and media partner North Shore Mums.

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