The Teneriffe Festival is Back! Let’s Drink to That

The Teneriffe Festival is back! Here are some of what you’ll find on Vernon Terrace this weekend.

Here are some of the suggested spots to enjoy at the Teneriffe Festival:

1. Spaghetti Jaffles and New Ritas, Siffredis

Siffredis will be serving up special spaghetti jaffles with a twist for this event, along with its popular Appellation Oysters and Ora King salmon Crudo. Visitors may also get dibs on some of the margaritas from their soon-to-open sister venue, Rita’s bar. 

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2. Wine tasting, Bacchus Wine Garden

Because travel has been restricted for nearly two years, Bacchus Wine Merchants is bringing the wine gardens from different regions to Teneriffe. Wine aficionados will surely be satisfied with the curated selection of sparkling, red, white, and rose wines from France to Australia paired with gourmet cheeses and charcuterie. By the way, pre-purchase with festival tickets come with limited artisan wine bundles (five wine tastings for $25). 

3. Crafty brews at Green Beacon Brewing

Anyone who loves a perfectly formulated beer should stop by Green Beacon Brewing for their craft brews. They will have two pop-up laneway bars so visitors will not miss out on anything, and their headquarters is also nearby at Helen St.

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4. Gin at the Brisbane Distillery Double Decker Bus 

The popular West End Distillery is driving its double decker gin bus to the Teneriffe Festival  Appropriately named The true Spirit, the 1974 Atlantean vintage double decker is kitted out with a complete cocktail bar. Make your G&T dreams come true with Brisbane Distillery’s extensive list of infused gin and handcrafted cocktails.

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5. Artist Talk with Dylan Jones at Jan Manton Gallery

To satisfy your cultural appetite, Jan Manton Gallery will feature an artist talk with Dylan Jones, who is a finalist of the Brisbane Portrait Prize. Dylan will talk about his creative process for his current exhibition “Room with a View.” 

6. Heritage Bus Tour

Finally, if you’re in Teneriffe, you might as well take a short but enriching trip to learn about the colourful history of the area via the Magical Heritage Tour Bus, courtesy of the New Farm & District Historical Society. Designed for history buffs, learned locals and curious culture seekers, discover the suburb’s historical landmarks, which transitioned from an industrial hub to a hip and happening precinct. 

The Teneriffe Festival will kick off at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, 23 October 2021.