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NZ's best return for festival

Berardo’s executive chef Shane Bailey looks forward to the Noosa News New Zealand Wine Festival.
Berardo’s executive chef Shane Bailey looks forward to the Noosa News New Zealand Wine Festival. Geoff Potter

THE Land of the Long White Cloud is bringing its best wines to Noosa Heads for the Noosa News New Zealand Wine Festival.

More than 20 of New Zealand's winemakers and wine representatives will be present, along with their best products, as they host two multi-course dinners tonight and tomorrow at berardo's Restaurant and Bar.

The meals will be prepared by executive chef Shane Bailey, to be specifically matched to the wines.

Restaurant proprietor Jim Berardo said the third annual event was a huge coup for the Noosa region.

"All these guys are in Australia for the New Zealand in a Glass event, which only goes to capital cities," he said.

"Noosa is the only regional destination these wine makers come to. It's a very big privilege.

"It's always a popular event, very packed. It's always a beautiful night."

The five-course dinner with matching wines costs $115, inclusive.

A few tickets are still available.

For bookings phone 5447 5666.

Dinner tonight includes

Amuse Bouche: local spanner crab and fingerlime; First course: Mooloolaba prawns; second course: Maleny peppers; third course: confit of salmon, apple and herb salad; fourth course: spatchcock ballontine, corn and herb quinoa; and fifth course: lamb back strap sous vide; herb crust, celeriac and macadamia puree.

NZ wines will include: NV Wines of ARA sparkling sauvignon blanc, Marlborough; Domain Road dry riesling, Central Otago; Wooing Tree pinot noir, Central Otago; Greystone pinot noir, Waipara and many more.

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