WHAT: New Orleans Wine & Food Experience
WHEN: Wednesday, May 20 – Saturday, May 23, 2015
WHERE: Sites throughout New Orleans, Louisiana
WHY: The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience is one of the premiere culinary events in New Orleans and features over 1000 wines from hundreds of wineries and special dining experiences from dozens of local restaurants. In it’s 23rd year, the festival has become one of most incredible events in the nation, attracting over 10,000 food and wine lovers and connoisseurs as well as New Orleans art and jazz music lovers.
HIGHLIGHTS: The Grand Tastings are fabulous, but the Vinola at the Omni Royal Orleans Hotel Ballroom is a don’t miss for true wine connoisseurs, where they can sample rare and fine wines that all retail above $75, offered by the winemakers themselves. Then head out for the Royal Street Stroll and walk, parade style, sampling artisan foods and fine wines along the way as you peruse fine art and signature New Orleans Jazz.
COST: Costs for each event and tasting menu vary, ranging from $120 for the Royal Street Stroll to $139 for any of the daily Grand Tastings at the New Orleans Convention Center. See http://www.nowfe.com/events for individual event and package offers.