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Stallholder Lineup Promotes Quality At Festival

3rd February 2006

Stallholder Lineup Promotes Quality At 2006 Festival

The Devonport Food and Wine Festival 2006 is boasting one of its best stallholder lineups yet. With wine and food from all over the country and quality entertainment acts to match, festival-goers are sure to be spoilt for choice on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 February at Windsor Reserve Devonport.

Wine stallholders are a mix of newcomers and longtime favourites of the Festival. From Rockburn Pinot Gris of Central Otago; Framingham Classic Reisling of Marlborough; Stonyridge Fallen Angel Chardonnay of Waiheke Island and Amor Bendall Gewurztraminer of Gisborne only being a slight illustration of what’s on offer, there is sure to be something for everyone. Each winery is serving a great selection of wine, in 50ml and 100ml quantities only able to be purchased in the official festival glass given to each patron upon entering the Festival.

With Festival organizers having a strong focus on quality in 2006, food purveyors are exhibiting a delectable mix of cuisine to match the wine selection. Seafood including, paua, prawns, oysters, mussels and scallops will have strong presence as well as Delicatessen food with cured meat, dips and breads, Thai, Indian, Spanish Paella and much more.

The Festival will also feature two stages continuously featuring a great line up of performers. Acts not to miss include Amber Claire, Mo’reece, The Hot Grits and AkSamba.

Gates open at 11am both Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $25 and are available from Ticketmaster (0800 111 999 or www.ticketmaster.co.nz) or from your local Post Shop. By pre-purchasing tickets you will receive one free glass of wine upon entry. Tickets will be available, from the gate, on the day for $25 but do not include a free glass of wine. For more information and a full list of Stallholders please visit www.devonportwinefestival.co.nz.

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