Get Ready To Feast On NSW's Finest

26 January 2015
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Back for its eighth year this February, The Sydney Morning Herald NSW Food and Wine Festival is a mighty tasty celebration of the best regional produce and wines New South Wales has to offer. Prepare to tempt your taste buds and ignite your senses at an exciting mix of delectable events taking place across the state from 7 February until 1 March 2015.

 Wine tasting galore

The festival brings together a whole host of the finest winemakers, food producers, farmers, chefs, sommeliers and restaurant professionals, as well as the media, government, tourist bodies and other relevant associations.

The program of events opens with a special edition of The Sydney Morning Herald Growers’ Market at Pyrmont Bay Park on 7 February where there'll be wine tastings and food matchings, regional produce sampling and celebrity chef cooking demonstrations.

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Then comes the brand new Lunar Markets at Pyrmont Bay Park from 12 to 22 February, an 11-day festival celebrating Asian cuisine and culture.

Following that, the much loved Sydney Cellar Door will take place at Hyde Park South from 27 February until 1 March. This event will feature up to 100 wineries, over 25 restaurant stalls, regional producers, tourism bodies, live music and a great picnic-in-the-park atmosphere.

 Hundreds of wineries will be demonstrating their produce

These are just a few of the tasty events in store. Stay tuned for the full program available in The Sydney Morning Herald on 3 February.

Gemma Cleveland

A lover of creativity, I appreciate the arts, culture and beauty in many forms. I'm hooked on experiencing new things and indulging my senses on this amazing planet we inhabit. I flounced around Europe for a time but am happy to be lapping up the sun again in my hometown of Brisbane.