Waitrose Virtual Food & Drink Festival


Below is a flavour of what's on when, to help you choose which day you'd like to attend.
Following your booking you'll be sent a full show guide with more information on each event,
as well as recipes and shopping lists for any cook-along sessions.

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10AM - 1PM

Christmas caponata: cook-along with the Waitrose Cookery School

The spice of life: mix, blend and cook with Bart spices

Kimchi and black garlic eggs benedict with gochujang hollandaise: cook-along with the Waitrose Cookery School

Immune boosting smoothies with Sage Appliances


1.15PM - 5PM

A taste of Spain with Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla Gin

Specialists’ favourites: top drinks for Christmas

Les Dauphins: taste the sun-drenched wines of the Southern Rhone

Craft beer uncovered


5PM- 9:30PM

Beef & Guinness ragu with pappardelle: cookery demo with the Waitrose Cookery School

Discover Bordeaux’s sublime dry whites

 Journey through Rioja with Baron de Ley

A perfect evening with The Macallan Double Cask 

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10AM - 1.15PM

Perfect scones: cook-along with the Waitrose Cookery School
and Great Irish Bake Off winner Stephen Chisholm

Create your own spice blends with Bart

Master dry-aged beef with the Waitrose Cookery School

Ask the Good Food Guide: your eating out questions answered


1.45PM - 5.15PM

The aperitivo moment: pre-dinner drinks with a twist

Behind the scenes with Heston Blumenthal

Margarita masterclass with Casamigos Tequila

Wines of southern Italy with Cantine PaoloLeo


5.45PM - 9.30PM

Perfect negronis with Cocchi Vermouth and Boatyard gin

The world of Warner’s Distillery: virtual gin tasting and farm tour

A taste of northern Spain: Beronia wines and pintxo snacks

Discover Woodford Reserve Exclusive Selection Bourbon

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10AM - 1PM

Date & walnut ricciarelli: cook-along with the Waitrose Cookery School

From bean to bar, with Tony’s Chocolonely

Lamb rack Spanish-style: cook-along with the Waitrose Cookery School

Behind the scenes with Heston Blumenthal


1.30PM - 5PM

Discover 1800 Silver Tequila with José Cuervo

Indian cuisine masterclass with Masterchef winner Dhruv Baker and Bart spices

Veuve Cliquot, the woman who changed Champagne

Port tour and tasting, live from the Grahams and Cockburns’ cellars in Porto


5:30PM - 9:30PM

Christmas cocktails with Coca Cola Signature mixers

Cook-along with renowned British chef Nathan Outlaw

Explore Catena Malbec

Place and perception: The Glenlivet whiskies

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10AM - 1PM

Coffee masterclass by Sage Appliances

Behind the scenes with Heston Blumenthal

Veal bavette: cook-along class with the Waitrose Cookery School 

1.30PM - 5.15PM

A very berry Christmas: festive recipes with a fruity twist

Best before dinner: cocktails to impress

Meet the founders of Mirabeau, Britain’s favourite rosé

Discover Bordeaux’s modern red wines 

5.45PM - 9:30PM

The English wine success story

The rise of bag in a box wine with Phillip Schofield

Live from Australia: Four Pillars Gin presents the best 'bloody gin' masterclass

The Scotch whisky tasting experience 


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