The 10 Best Wine and Food Festivals in the World


The Wine and Food festival is one of the exciting festivals around the world. Most of us like to go for holiday’s to forget our daily routines and enjoy the holiday with something different. There are many such different festivals in the world that helps people to forget the daily routine and enjoy the festival. There is one such festival named as Wine and Food Festivals.

Here is the list of 10 Wine and Food Festivals that one would like to see.

The 10 Best Wine and Food Festivals in the World

10 Festival Gourmet International

Festival Gourmet International
Festival Gourmet International ( image via en.travelbymexico.com )

The Festival Gourmet International is a very famous festival of wine and food show. The festival is held in Puerto Vallarta, in Mexico. The Festival Gourmet International is held for 10 days mostly in the month of November. Local restaurants give great support to this festival. This festival is being running since last 20 years.  In this festival various activities are carried out like Chef’s Hell-Raising Party, talks and cooking workshops.

Many national and international chefs visit this festival every year to show their talent and share their expertise. The Gourmet Festival offers to teach about wine pairing, attend seminars on cooking classes, taste the new and best flavors of wine and food.


9 Good Food & Wine Show, South Africa

Good Food & Wine Show, South Africa
Good Food & Wine Show, South Africa ( image via citizen.co.za )

The Good Food & Wine Show festival is one of the most well-known and biggest festivals in South Africa. Many international chefs attend this festival to show their skills and ability. Then there are displays of various culinary arts and many demos of cooking are shown here. The wines of various varieties are being enjoyed by the visitors. Everyone like visitors, local restaurants and local chefs enjoy this event with great enthusiasm.

There is nice availability of wine pairings. The Cake party is also one of the remarkable one where one can enjoy taste of various types of cakes here. The exhibitors have a very nice opportunity here, where they can directly sell their products to people here, showcasing their products and art. This festival is really one of the happening festivals in South Africa.


8 World Gourmet Summit, Singapore

World Gourmet Summit, Singapore
World Gourmet Summit, Singapore ( image via yoursingapore.com )

World Gourmet Summit is very famous festival around the world. The event is held for 10 days and is one of the biggest wine and food festivals in Asia. This event focuses mainly on ethnic cuisines from all over the world. Various activities are conducted here like charity dinners, master chef’s workshop and tasting of various types of wines are done here. The most remarkable event is on the Gourmet market, where people can do cooking and show their creativity and skills.

The main objective of this event is to encourage local chefs and display the dining in the showcase. Singapore Tourism Board is the main supporter of this event. The master chefs here shows the samples of making some dishes here. The International Festivals & Events Association has granted them two bronze and five gold Pinnacle Awards.


7 International White Truffle Festival, Italy

International White Truffle Festival, Italy
International White Truffle Festival, Italy ( image via trufflepig.com )

The International White Truffle Festival is held every year in the month of October and November. In this festival one comes across medieval fair, jazz bands and fresh mushroom markets. There are many delicious Italian dishes in this festival. Near the festival one can buy cured meats, egg pasta, wine, honey, cheese, etc. The starting of the festival is done with local dishes, cooking classes, night concerts, etc. and ends with biggest truffles and auction for the best of the season.

Truffle hunting and donkey races are two of the exciting events that everybody likes to experience. Then there are variety of wines like Nebbiolo, Barbaresco, and Barolo available, which makes the festival more happening. International White Truffle Festival is really one of the most enjoyed events in Italy.


6 New Zealand’s Wildfoods Festival

New Zealand’s Wildfoods Festival
New Zealand’s Wildfoods Festival ( image via blog.hostelbookers.com )

Wildfoods Festival is very big wine and food festival in New Zealand. The festival is held on South Island’s West Coast in Hokitika. The festival includes the variety shown by different local dishes with the originality in their dishes. The festival comprises mainly of a photography competition, cooking demonstrations and entertainment. This festival is located in very friendly location, where the place is very adventurous and welcoming to the visitors. One can find the place with beautiful waves, nice natural rock formations and awesome glaciers.

The festival is having a very good accommodation facility there, where a visitor can easily get a comfortable place to accommodate there. Visitors can enjoy different types of wine here. The wine and food festival is one of the remarkable events in New Zealand.


5 Taste of Amsterdam

Taste of Amsterdam
Taste of Amsterdam ( image via yourlittleblackbook.me )

The Taste of Amsterdam festival is held for three days in a year in the month of June.  Nearly 15,000 visitor comes to the city to enjoy this delicious festival here. The festival includes the events like food exhibits, culinary demonstrations and wine tastings with nice environment. Many chefs from big restaurants come here to show their creativity and talent. There are many international chefs too coming here to show their talent.

Apart from that there are many other activities like wine tasting, kids’ activities and different types of workshops are found here. This tasty food festival has a perfect location increasing the ambience of the festival. The Taste of Amsterdam really remains one of the most visited events in the world.


4 MAD Symposium, Denmark

MAD Symposium, Denmark
MAD Symposium, Denmark ( image via wsj.com )

MAD Symposium is one of the well-known festivals in the world. The meaning of MAD in Danish means food. This festival is organized by not for profit organization who wants to make every meal a better meal. The main aim of MAD Symposium festival is to tell people about the best food for them and how it can affect their body and environment. The MAD Symposium festival is held in Copenhagen, Denmark. The event consists of artists, thinkers, academics, farmers and chefs.

The festival is held for two whole days and is held in a very nice environment near the waterfront. The festival is glorified as “The Food World’s G-20”. This festival is an undisputed a landmark event in Denmark. The collaborators of MAD Symposium festival are spread throughout the United States, Australia and Europe.


3 Food & Wine Festival, Austin

Food & Wine Festival, Austin
Food & Wine Festival, Austin ( image via http://crushbrew.com )

The Food & Wine Festival is one of the big festival in Austin. The festival includes activities like legendary Grand Tasting Pavilion, live music, wine seminars and culinary experts. The International wine Garden is the main center of attraction here. The festival is organized by the nonprofit Austin Wine & Food Alliance. The partners of this festival include Jesse Herman, Tyson Cole and Tim Love. The wines are one of the main attractions of the visitors here, as one can find different types of wines here.

This festival is being visited by great chefs across the world, showing there immense creativity and skills. The festival was in the news for its glamorous and nice arrangements. This festival is one of the best festivals celebrated in Austin.


2 Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival
Melbourne Food & Wine Festival ( image via aussiespecialist.com )

The Melbourne Food & Wine Festival is one of the biggest events in the world. The event is organized for 20 days. Melbourne, the capital of Australia hosts the event every year in the month of March. The event is carried out since last 20 years. The festival is organized by not for profit organization, the festival encourages various lifestyle and talent of Melbourne. The festival includes Australian wine seminars, attending gourmet gala dinners, sampling artisan food products and expert chef demonstrations.

The festival has become so famous that Melbourne is also called as “wine and food capital of Australia”. The festival remains to get the appreciation both from national level and international level. Chefs and visitors gather in great numbers here to experience this beautiful festival.


1 Real Food Festival, London

Real Food Festival, London
Real Food Festival, London ( image via hdnux.com )

The Real Food Festival is the best wine and food festival in the world. The festival is hosted by United Kingdom and the festival is held in London. The wine and food produced is really one of the best which is made with nice ethics and sustainably. The festival is held for three days. The visitors coming here get various kinds of local dishes, hand-made chocolates, meats, chutneys and artisan cheeses. The great international chefs come here every year with new delicious items.

The wines are of outstanding quality here, with visitors making huge crowd. The wine here is of excellent quality. The Real Food Festival of London really remains the best wine and food festival in the world.

 

The food crazy and wine crazy people definitely attend the festival wherever it is. This festival is attended and enjoyed by many people across the world.

The 10 Best Wine and Food Festivals in the World

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