Premier foodie event returns to Brisbane


The Good Food and Wine Show makes a stellar return to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, this October to celebrate the

very best Australian produce, winemakers, artisans, and chefs from around the nation.

In its 22nd year, the Show takes guests on an epicurean journey around the country’s top wine

regions; pour tipples of over 500+ wines from the likes of Barossa, McLaren Vale, Southern

Queensland, Margaret River, and Clare Valley; plate up over 60 different cheeses from

Queensland to France; and host brand-new masterclasses and chef demonstrations like never


Brisbane will host the finale of the National tour from 27-29 October, following a delectable

journey around the nation starting in Melbourne in May, followed by Sydney in June and

Perth in July.

Celebrity chefs, Nagi Maehashi of RecipeTin Eats, Miguel Maestre, Justine Schofield, and

Kirsten Tibballs will ignite the stages with flavour on The Kitchen by Harris Scarfe, alongside

Northern Ireland-Australian celebrity chef Alastair McLeod, the Master of Ceremonies for

all events.

Fan favourites, Brendan Pang, Miguel Maestre. Kirsten Tibballs, and Charlotte Ree will

also take over two brand new stages to demonstrate their culinary flare and expertise – The

v2food Plant-Based Cooking Stage and The Baking stage.

The three-day event will see the return of over 300 exhibitors showcasing their unique

produce and artisan expertise. Step inside the Cheese Corner, the destination for all things

cheese; the Good Food Village, a market style hub to try and buy artisan products from local

producers; and the Wine Regions – Barossa, Margaret River, Clare Valley, Southern

Queensland and McLaren Vale.

Adding to the excitement of the 2023 chef line up comes brand new masterclasses featuring

some of Australia’s most loved brands.

Adding some fizz to the mix this year, the SodaStream Mixology Moments masterclass

offers guests the chance to create their own cocktails or mocktails to spark the senses, adding

a creative twist to a classic or shaking up a new creation.

Wine enthusiasts can attend a palate appreciation class at the RIEDEL Drinks Lab hosted by

wine expert Nick Ryan and sample the top wine varieties at the ever-popular Wine Selectors

Wine and Food Tasting Rooms, an intimate wine pairing and tasting experience with

Australia’s top drops.

For those who fancy a washed-rind, aged or a little smelly bite, The Smelly Cheese

masterclass is back for another year, guiding aspiring curd-nerds through artisanal cheese

masterclasses and hand-selected Australian and international cheeses from France’s cheese

expert, Valérie Henbest.

Lovers of gin, wine, cheese, and all things fine can elevate their day out with a Cheese, Wine

or Gin Lovers ticket or experience the VIP Margaret River Lounge. Spirit fans will be

spoiled for choice this year with the Show’s Spirits Platform exhibiting a selection of their

top brands, including Cointreau, Fiorente, Villa Massa and Licor 43 as part of the Cocktail


With over 600 wines and spirit varieties available to taste at each show, the DrinkWise tasting

trackers and scratchie cards will be making a return this year to help guests keep track of their

tastings and have a safe and enjoyable experience on their visit.

For more information, visit:


Brisbane | 27 – 29 October 2023 | BCEC

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