Ramada Ballina are again proud sponsors of the 2015 BALLINA FINE WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL
3 DAYS OF FINE WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL EVENTS – 10th – 12th July
Ballina’s premier Fine Wine and Food Festival is back for the sixth year and this year they have something completely new on the menu of events.
They will be introducing 3 events run over 3 days showcasing a fusion of the best produce, products, restaurants and culinary expertise our region has to offer, along with premium wines, craft beer, cider and spirits. A highlight of the festival will be performances by well known artists Rachael Beck and Wendy Matthews as well as local buskers.
The festival kicks off on Friday 10th July with ‘Taste of Ballina Gala Dinner’ with special guest Rachael Beck performing on the night. The night will feature degustation style food, teamed with stunning wines and craft beers held at the Ballina RSL Club.
The festivities continue on Saturday 11th with ‘Flavours of Northern Rivers Gourmet Tour’. The bus tour will include a wonderful mix of venues, showcasing the best the Northern Rivers Region has to offer. Tour attendees will get to experience, explore, learn and indulge while touring our region.
The main festival ‘Ballina Fine Wine and Food Festival’ on Sunday 12th July, held at the Ballina Jockey Club will have extended hours (11am – 5pm) and huge marquees allowing for more exhibitors, information sessions, demonstrations and quality entertainment. Entry to the festival is for 18 years and over. Both Rachael Beck and Wendy Matthews will perform a fantastic repertoire of musical genres with influences from jazz, rock, blues, pop and ballads delivered with grace and eloquence.
This year their major beneficiary will be the Ballina Lighthouse & Lismore Surf Lifesaving Club – specifically funds raised will purchase equipment for the Junior Activities Program.
For further information visit http://ballinafinewineandfoodfestival.com.au/