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New Orleans Wine and Food Experience

  • New Orleans, LA
  • New Orleans, LA

  • New Orleans, LA

The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience 2020

The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience (NOWFE) is an annual culinary extravaganza highlighting more than tops chefs, dozens of local restaurants, and fine wines from around the world all in the name of charity.

The 2020 New Orleans Wine & Food Experience is set for March 18-22 at the various locations throughout the Crescent City. 

NOWFE Events

The four-day event features unique programming including grand tastings, wine dinners, parties, labs + experiences and much more. 

Wine Dinners

Hosted at some of New Orleans’ finest dining establishments, kick-off your NOWFE experience with a specially curated wine dinner. Participating restaurants craft exclusive menus which include wine pairings by featured wineries from across the globe. Stay tuned for this year’s list of participating restaurants and menus. 


One of the few times that you’re excited for class to be in session is during a NOWFELab. These exclusive workshops and seminars are led by top wine professionals and celebrated chefs. This year’s curriculum covers everything from dessert wines to sourcing premium coffee. Find the lab perfect for you and hold your spot HERE

NOWFE Experiences

From film screening to fried chicken dinners, NOWFE experiences are one-of-a-kind wine and food events that showcase New Orleans’ unique culture as it relates to culinary arts and beyond. Browse the announced experiences HERE and be on the lookout for additional events soon. 


A special event reserved for true wine connoisseurs, Vinola presents an opportunity to sample a selection of fine and very rare wines. The afternoon will also include delicious bites from participating restaurants. 

Grand Tastings

NOWFE’s Grand Tastings present a unique opportunity for food and wine enthusiasts to interact with chefs and winemakers themselves and enjoy the fine wines and delicious foods they’ve prepared. Friday evening and Saturday afternoon grand tasting are offered during the NOWFE schedule of events. 

Royal Street Stroll 

The signature event of the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience, the Royal Street Stroll brings together rare antiques, fine art, live jazz, and stunning historic architecture, with the world's most outstanding wines. Join along with the Krewe of Cork in your best wine-themed costume while strolling the galleries of Royal Street, New Orleans style. 

Additional Events

In addition to the assortment of labs, experiences, tastings and signature events, the New Orleans Wine & Food Experience will also feature a Tournament of Roses, NOWFE After Party and a Bubbly Burlesque Brunch

NOWFE Tickets + Packages 

Novice, intermediate or a full-blown connoisseur - no matter where you are on the spectrum as a food and wine enthusiast, there are packages and pricing to accommodate your interest level. 

Customize your experience with the offers below: 


The Tasting Package - $340

The Connoisseur Package - $705
The VIP Package - $995

The Diamond VIP Package - $2700 

Don’t want a full package but interested in a few events? No worries! Tickets are also available a la carte to all NOWFE events. Individual tickets can range anywhere between $65 -$200. Browse the full list of events HERE and reserve your spots today. 

NOWFE Participants 

The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience is known for bringing out some of the best of the best in New Orleans’ culinary scene. Last year’s participants included Commander’s Palace, Vyoone’s, Gris-Gris, NOCHI, Maypop and many more.  

Stay tuned for this year’s list of participating restaurants, wineries and talent. 

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New Orleans Wine & Food Experience

New Orleans Wine and Food Experience - Vintner Dinners, Royal Street Stroll, Food and Wine Seminars, Two Grand Tastings and a Jazz Brunch.