Fun in the sun at Ambiwerra

If you missed this year's Ambiwerra Festival you are probably kicking yourself as it was a perfect day for eating, drinking and listening to great music, all the hallmarks of a perfect day at Ambiwerra.

An 18+ event for the first time this year, the festival still attracted a healthy crowd of around 4500 .

One of the big attractions at this event is the range of food on offer from great Brisbane restaurants. They are all smallist entrée-size dishes so you can taste plenty.

This year's culinary winners were Restaurant Two won the festival’s Best Restaurant Award. Chef and co-owner, David Pugh's menu included Porcini mushroom risotto and a Braised Stanthorpe venison pie floater. (Watch out for Stanthorpe venison - it's a great product and environmentally sensitive as well.)

The Best Wine Award went to Bouchon Wines for its selection of more than 20 wines from Australia, France, Italy and New Zealand.

Here's a reminder for your 2010 diary - Ambiwerra will be held on August 1. Find it at the large tree-lined Ambiwerra sportsground at Corinda, just nine kilometres from the city.