Food for Thought at F.A.W.C!

If you love rolling up your sleeves and whipping up new creations in the kitchen, why not sharpen up your skills with a workshop or masterclass at F.A.W.C?

Book your seat to watch local and national chefs (Casey MacDonald, James Beck, Martin Bosley, Ray McVinnie, and Nici Wickes just to name a few) teach food masterclasses at F.A.W.C! Day Out, use plants to create your very own natural beauty products, or craft specific dishes and link sausages using Hawke’s Bay lamb. With so much to learn, it's clear your next dinner party guests will be left wowed by your newly learned talents.

Or, does a quiz night take your fancy? Rally your ultimate team together for some F.A.W.C!ing friendly fun (and food!) You never know, there could be questions like this:

How many wineries are there in Hawke’s Bay?

A. 60
B. 72
C. 54
D. 81

Think you’ve got it in the bag? Scroll down for the answer while perusing these five events…


One ticket grants all-day access to tasting the best of Hawke’s Bay.  A series of wine masterclasses, and food masterclasses boasting big talent. 21 local producers, 18 wineries, and 6 breweries/cideries - it's all happening at F.A.W.C Day Out. 


Gather your smartest foodie friends (groups up to 10) and bring your love and knowledge of food and wine to The Urban Winery for a night of epic trivia. Tuck into nibbles on arrival and graze at your table so you’re fuelled up for the battle of the brains. 


Pauline Korevaar from Farmhouse kitchen is bringing you a hands-on workshop, where you can craft specific dishes and link sausages from the finest Hawke’s Bay Spring Lamb brought to you by The Organic Farm Butchery.


Join celebrity chef Nici Wickes and Archeus founder Apothecary Georgina Langdale for a fabulous foray into the world of beauty and food. Nici will create a mouth-watering plant-based lunch and share her knowledge of the healing properties of certain foods. 


Italian & Spanish classics with a modern twist - 5 course degustation menu with dishes from each country. Plenty of entertainment, classical music, and even a fun quiz, it’s set to be an event highlight you’ll want to mark in your calendar.





How many wineries are there in Hawke's Bay? The answer is: B, 72.



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