Fine Wines & Food Fair at VILA VITA PARC

A fabulous series of exclusive dinners, followed by a gastronomical 'Kitchen Party'

Fri May 19th 2017 to Sun May 21st 2017
Rua Anneliese Pohl, Alporchinhos, West Algarve, Porches
Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa

Event Details

The 2017 VILA VITA Fine Wines & Food Fair is happening in May!

VILA VITA Fine Wines & Food Fair is the most anticipated biannual gastronomic event in Portugal, offering a unique experience to all lovers of good cuisine and connoisseurs of good wines.

This event is a fabulous series of exclusive dinners at the recently renovated Ocean and Atlantic restaurants, featuring over 40 top chefs, wine and gourmet producers, including the three-Michelin-starred maestros: Eckart Witzigmann, Gert De Mangeleer, Klaus Erfort and Paolo Casagrandehosted.

An unparalleled week dedicated to world class gastronomy, complemented by the best wines from around the world.

Here's the run down...
On 15th May, the themed dinner will be dedicated to Bordeaux wines. The night  will feature a curated selection of eight outstanding Bordeaux wines, all above 94 Parker points, in 6lt Imperial bottles, from the renowned wine connoisseur René Gabriel, known as “The Wine Pope”

The wines will be paired with the magnificent creations of five world-class chefs, including Eckart Witzigmann from Ikarus at Hangar 7 (three Michelin stars) and Silvio Nickol from Palais Coburg (two Michelin stars and four Gault & Millau toques).

On the 16th of May, the night will be entirely dedicated to Switzerland with an impressive cast of renowned Michelin-starred Swiss chefs, followed by the Young Austrian Stars Dinner on the 17th of May featuring some of the best young Austrian chefs and wine producers. On the 18th of May, the VILA VITA All Star Dinner will bring some of the world’s top chefs back to VILA VITA Parc.
On Friday the 19th of May, the day will be entirely dedicated to Spanish flavours with the Chiringuito Chic-Barcelona Style lunch at the Praia Dourada restaurant at Armação de Pêra beach, and the Spanish Star Night Dinner at the Ocean Restaurant, hosting a selection of some of the best Spanish chefs and top wine producers.

On 20th May, the famous "Kitchen Party", a unique gastronomic tasting experience, will take place in the recently renovated VILA VITA Parc Clubhouse, where around 350 guests will have the opportunity to sample the astounding creations of 20 renowned chefs, enhanced by top international wines and delicacies presented by gourmet producers.

Amongst the acclaimed chefs for this evening are Jacob-Jan Boerma from De Leest restaurant (three Michelin stars), Nigel Haworth from Northcote restaurant in the UK (one Michelin star), Sergi Arola from LAB by Sergi Arola (one Michelin star), Juan Amador from Wirtshaus Amador restaurant (three Michelin stars and three Gault Millau Toques), Henrique Sá Pessoa from Alma restaurant in Lisbon (one Michelin star), Rui Paula from Casa de Chá da Boa Nova restaurant (one Michelin star) and Karlheinz Hauser from Seven Seas restaurant in Germany (two Michelin stars).

Amongst the 20 producers are Herdade dos Grous, Imperial Caviar, Dirk Neipoort from Nierpoort Wines in Douro, Alvaro Palacios from Spain, and the wines from Domaine de Trimbach in France.

And here's the 2017 Programme...

  • Monday, 15th May - Bordeaux Imperial Night with René Gabriel - Atlântico Restaurant.
PRICE: €380 per person including wines
  • Tuesday 16th May - Dinner Stars Switzerland, Ocean Restaurant.        
PRICE: €330 per person including wines
  • Wednesday 17th May - Young stars Austria, Ocean Restaurant    
PRICE: €330 per person including wines
  • Thursday 18 May - Dinner VILA VITA All-Stars, Atlantic Restaurant
PRICE: €300 per person including wines
  • Friday 19th May - Chiringuito Chic, Barcelona Style Lunch – Praia Dourada Restaurant
PRICE: €48 per person including drinks
  • Friday 19th May - Dinner Stars Spain, Ocean Restaurant
PRICE: €330 per person including wines
  • Saturday 20 May - Kitchen Party, VILA VITA Clubhouse
PRICE: €275 per person, all drinks included except after party

Follow the event update or book packages with accommodation and dinners at or

A truly memorable week is promised, completely dedicated to celebrating the finest and finest foods and beverages from around the world.

Prices at VILA VITA Parc for May 2017 starting at €340 per night.
To book email or call 282 310 161.

View Larger Map