A festival of beer, wine and spirits for the discerning drinker
The Australian Drinks Festival is a celebration of premium beers, wines and spirits for the discerning drinker. Whether you prefer refreshing ales, full-bodied wines or warming spirits, you will find something to get excited about at this two-day event at the Royal Exhibition Building. Ticket holders will have access to more than 30 free demonstrations, masterclasses and talks, as well as free samplings at the Boutique Market.
Learn more about your favourite beverages at cocktail-making workshops, blindfolded beer tastings and wine tastings, and relax at one of the many pop-up bars. If you want to discover something new, brands being launched at the festival include 78 Degrees Gin and Gunnery Australian Spiced White Rum. There will be hundreds of brands to sample from, including Bombay Sapphire, 666 Vodka, Hendrick's Gin, Gage Roads Brewing and Black Stump Wines.