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This year's South Island Wine and Food Festival music lineup features great throwback Kiwi bands
December's bringing us summer vibes and holiday feels, as well as retro-cool bands Zed and Sons of Zion at this year's South Island Wine and Food Festival. Formed in 1996 when they were still students in Christchurch, Zed's debut album Silencer debuted at number one on release and went on to sell double platinum. Their iconic hits include Glorafilia, Renegade Fighter, and Hard to Find Her.
The 2020 South Island Wine and Food Festival lineup also includes American-born folk sing-songwriter Holly Arrowsmith, eclectic artist Mousey and funk-soul belter Tami Neilson.
Music isn't all that's on offer at the festival. We'll see 40 of the South Island's premiere winemakers along with some of the region's biggest names in food converge on Hagley Park in Christchurch for an afternoon enjoying all the best parts of summer: warm weather, beautiful places, and of course, eating and drinking.
The festival offers several interactive wine seminars and workshops hosted by expert Kiwi sommeliers. Be sure to catch the Cooking Theatre, where you'll be treated to live cooking demonstrations from renowned New Zealand chefs. All tickets include a souvenir tasting glass and access to all features and entertainment, with Connoisseur and VIP packages available.