Fine Wines & Food Fair: the largest gastronomic event in Portugal is almost here

Don't miss the opportunity to attend a week of peerless gastronomy, delectable cooking and innovative culinary creativity, paired with the finest wines from around the world, all under one roof.

VILA VITA's biennial Fine Wines & Food Fair is Portugal’s most eagerly-anticipated gastronomic event, offering a unique experience for food lovers and wine connoisseurs.

From the 15th to the 20th of May 2017, VILA VITA Parc will host a stellar repertoire of renowned chefs, wine makers and gourmet producers. The event’s awe-inspiring programme includes the now-famous ‘Kitchen Party’, as well as a new series of five exclusive dinners hosted by the world’s top culinary talent in the hotel’s recently-renovated Ocean and Atlantico restaurants, as well as the restaurant Praia Dourada located on the beach at Armação de Pêra. 

Amongst the over 45 top chefs invited to the event are the 3 Michelin star chefs  Eckart Witzigmann (Austria), Klaus Erfort (Germany), Gert de Mangeleer (Belgium) and Juan Amador (Spain), chef Hans Neuner from VILA VITA Parc's 2 Michelin star Ocean restaurant and many other great names in the national and international gastronomy world.

The first night of the Fine Wines & Food Fair, the 15th May, will be an unprecedented event in Portugal entirely dedicated to a selection of 8 Bordeaux wines in Imperial bottles by the renowned Swiss wine critic René Gabriel "The Wine Pope". The other four nights (16, 17, 18 and 19) will be hosted by international Michelin Star and Gault Millau guest chefs, complemented by delightful amuse-bouches prepared by none other than Ocean’s two-Michelin-starred Chef, Hans Neuner. On the 19th May, the Praia Dourada restaurant at the beach in Armação de Pêra, will be hosting a very special lunch with chef Evaristo Triano, responsible for one of the best Paellas in the world. 

On the 20th, the entertaining and convivial Kitchen Party, a unique tasting gastronomic experience, will take place in VILA VITA’s newly-renovated Clubhouse, during which 350 guests will have the opportunity to taste the astonishing creations of over 25 acclaimed chefs, paired with top international wines, as well as delicacies showcased by selected gourmet producers.  A remarkable week, wholly dedicated to celebrating the very best and most exquisite food and wine in the world.



  • Monday 15 May - Bordeaux Imperial Evening with René Gabriel
    • Atlantico Restaurant – € 380 per person including wines  (learn more)
  • Tuesday 16 May - Grand Swiss Stars Dinner
    • Restaurante Ocean - € 330 por pessoa, vinhos incluidos (learn more)
  • Wednesday 17 May - Austrian “Young Stars” Dinner
    • Ocean Restaurant - € 330 per person including wines (learn more)
  • Thursday 18 May – VILA VITA All-Star Dinner
    • Atlantico Restaurant - € 300 per person including wines  (learn more)
  • Friday 19 May  – Chiringuito Chic, Barcelona Style Lunch
    • Praia Dourada Restaurant - € 48 per person, drinks included (learn more)
  • Friday 19 May - Spanish Star Night Dinner
    • Ocean Restaurant - € 330 per person including wines - SOLD OUT (learn more)
  • Saturday 20 May - Kitchen Party
    • VILA VITA Clubhouse - € 275 per person all beverages included  - LAST TICKETS (learn more)


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