Hawke’s Bay F.A.W.C! Food and Wine Classic is a glorious blend of local and visiting talent, mouth-watering produce to rival any region, enticing event themes to suit all manner of tastes, and stunning venues to showcase the lot. Nothing less than you'd expect from a culinary festival in New Zealand's Food and Wine Country.

Winter F.A.W.C! - June 3rd to 26th


The warm embrace of Winter F.A.W.C! and Wine Classic returns to Hawke’s Bay over four weekends in June for its ninth glorious sitting. Foodies can discover the very best of Hawke’s Bay Food and Wine Country with this year’s stunning line up of mouth-watering morsels. From extraordinarily talented chefs, award-winning winemakers and passionate producers come more than 40 events overflowing with inspiration, creativity and flair. Running across four weekends, Winter F.A.W.C! will be a magnificent month of feasting, drinking and most of all savouring the very best of Hawke’s Bay.

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Winter F.A.W.C! Events

You'll be treated to all manner of seasonal bounty, award-winning beverages and moments of culinary magic in stunning Hawke's Bay locations. VIEW ALL EVENTS

Plan your stay

Hawke's Bay is a mecca of wonderful things to see, do and taste!
Book your F.A.W.C! tickets and stay a while to discover New Zealand's Food and Wine Country.

While you're here

To ensure a winning F.A.W.C! weekend, find the perfect place to rest your head after satisfying your tummy. And don't forget to plan your ride to safely get from A to F.A.W.C! and back again.

Accommodation Transport
Hawke's Bay BMW
Air New Zealand
Hastings District Council
Napier City Council
Hawke's Bay Tourism