2013 will also see the introduction of a beer and food matching gourmet lunch in the Granary (additional cost), to kick off an afternoon of Brew Zone events.
Discuss the specially crafted MarchFest brews with the brewers, see beer and cider makers demonstrating the process, and participate in heaps of other activities.
The following Brew Talks are included in your entry ticket, come and check them out from 2.30pm in the Granary.
14:30 Jim Matranga & Tracy Banner - Former Californian cabinet-maker meets Liverpool-trained brewer
15:00 Martin Townshend & Andrew Dixon - The advantages of making great beer out in the wopwops
15:30 Matt or John Duncan & Dave Kurth - After six generations the Duncans go corporate and Dave Kurth goes walkabout
16:00 Soren Eriksen & Dave Nicholls - Marlborough's award winning brewers prove it's not just about the wine
16:30 Dick Tout & Sam Wilson- One of New Zealand's least commercially-minded brewers fronts up alongside one of its most aspirational
17:00 Dale Holland Monaco-based IT guru goes from home brewer to pro brewer in just a year
17:30 Andy Deuchars From winemaker in California to brewer in Marlborough, Andy's done it all
18:00 The Hop Ballot Who gets to brew with which hop for next year's MarchFest?