Calling all Sydney Wine Lovers! Vino Paradiso begins on 31 October with a three-day event taking place at the Australian Technology Park, providing an unparalleled opportunity for Australian wine and food enthusiasts to enjoy, interact and engage with Australia’s best wine, food, craft beer, cider and spirit influencers and producers. Over the course of three days from Friday 31 October, Vino Paradiso bring a fun, interactive, stylish, music and art fuelled festival to Sydney.

At Vino Paradiso, Sydneysiders and beyond will have the opportunity to participate in the Vino Paradiso Masters program, a series of progressive masterclasses hosted by the Vino Paradiso Tastemakers as well as the opportunity to taste wine, food, craft beer, cider, spirits and cocktails onsite in a design-savvy, lounge bar-like environment.  Consumers will also be able to purchase product and produce to take home.


Key activities that are part of Vino Paradiso include:

The Great Wall of Wine and Treasure Hunt: As part of the unique Vino Paradiso offering, the festival will include an architecturally designed wall that features a bottle of wine donated from every wine exhibitor showcasing at the festival.  Consumers will be able to participate in an event wide treasure hunt that will encourage attendees to visit & interact with exhibitors, and then go into the draw to win each bottle of wine on display as part of the Great Wall of Wine. The wall will be given away to a visitor every session!

Grape Crushing: Vino Paradiso will be bringing the process of wine making to the city with two purpose built oak barrels filled with grapes set up & ready for consumers to experience this once-in-a-lifetime, get your feet tingling experience.

Vino Paradiso Masters program with Australia’s most influential wine and food influencers: Get up close and personal with Australia’s tastemakers and influencers through unique, engaging and interactive masterclasses.

Live Art Installations: Over the course of three days, 12 of Sydney’s leading artists will be creating a mural on the Great Wall of Wine. At the close of the event, each panel will be auctioned with proceeds going to our charity partner.

Personalised Wine via live screen printing: A team of professional screen printers will create personalised wine labels at the event for visitors to create and take home their very own individualised bottle of wine.

The Aroma Bar: The sense of smell and the sense of taste are so closely intertwined when it comes to wine tasting that one could not exist without the other. For this reason, your nose can tell you a great deal about a wine before you even taste it.  The Aroma Bar will sharpen up your ability to nose your favourite wine.

There will be a plethora of influential and dynamic drinks authorities including Vino Paradiso Biodynamic Wine Tastemaker Peter Windrim who is the savvy, young winemaker at Krinklewood Biodynamic Vineyard; Vino Paradiso Cocktail Tastemaker Grant Collins who is one of the world’s most experienced and acclaimed mixologists; Vino Paradiso Wine Sommelier Tastemaker Sarah Limacher from The Keystone Group; Vino Paradiso Sake Tastemaker Slava Beliakova who is one of Australia’s first sake sommeliers; Vino Paradiso Beer Tastemaker Oscar McMahon from rock’n’roll brewery Young Henrys; Vino Paradiso Cider Tastemaker Ian Rayner who is head brewer from Western Australia’s biodynamic cider company Custard & Co.; and Vino Paradiso International Wine Tastemaker Tom Egan who is the winemaker at Jed’s Wines and Wine Importer at Porteño restaurant in Sydney.
Most recently, chef Darren Robertson from Sydney’s Three Blue Ducks and co-host of Network Ten’s Recipe to Riches, is joining this well regarded and experienced list of experts to lend his knowledge as Vino Paradiso Culinary Tastemaker.

Tickets are on sale now from $25. For more information visit

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Katherine Ng

Katherine is not your typical Beauty Editor. Finance consultant by day and beauty and fashion addict at all other times, Katherine spends her hard-earned money helping the Australian and international economy with her never ending pursuit of everything pretty. A keen traveller, Katherine still holds dear her Melbourne roots with an overflowing wardrobe filled with black clothes, shoes and handbags. Katherine also has a deep love of food and wine, and you can find those adventures on instagram at @thegreedykat Email: Twitter: @kath_couturing Instagram: @kath_ng

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