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New Orleans Wine and Food Experience

June 5, 2024 - June 9, 2024

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The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience 2024

The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience is a premier event, showcasing what the city does best… eating and drinking. In its 32nd Anniversary year, the festival (June 5-9, 2024) has become one of the most celebrated culinary events in the nation, attracting gourmands and connoisseurs. NOWFE is a non-profit organization with 100% of the net proceeds going to causes that support culinary education.

NOWFE Events

The five-day event features unique programming throughout the Crescent City.

  • Vinola: Vinola offers guests an intimate setting to sample a variety of rare and highly valued wines expertly paired with delectable foods crafted by local chefs. Winemakers will present elite wines from around the world, while award-winning chefs will be on hand to serve and talk about their food and what inspires them in its creation. You will walk away from this event having had one-on-one conversations with winemakers and chefs, with a fresh, new appreciation for wine and food. 

  • Tournament of Rosés: See the world through rosé-filled glasses at NOWFE's Annual Tournament of Rosés. Taste through premier rosés- both still and sparklers- from France, Spain, Italy, United States and the Southern Hemisphere. Then you be the judge and cast your vote for your favorite in the ever-popular People’s Choice Awards for the Rosé category. Best of Show, Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded. Tasty bites to accompany the wines will be served.

  • The Grand Tasting: The Grand Tasting at NOWFE showcases wines from around the world and food served by New Orleans Finest Chefs. Wine connoisseurs will take pleasure in the opportunity to meet winemakers, ask questions and taste special appellations from across the globe. Novice wine drinkers will simply enjoy the experience of trying many new wines and learning what they like about different styles, varieties and price ranges. All attendees will appreciate the prospect of chatting with well-known and up-and-coming chefs in the culinary world. Tickets are on sale can be found here.

  • Labs and Experiences: These are interactive, one-of-a-kind wine and food encounters that showcase New Orleans’ unique culture and style. At NOWFE Experiences, you might tour world- famous French Quarter wine cellars or blind taste wines alongside nationally renowned sommeliers and chefs. From unique excursions to educational Labs, you are sure to walk away with a wealth of new information and fresh ways of looking at wine and food.

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.

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. Browse the full list of events HERE and reserve your spots today. 

Eating And Drinking For A Good Cause

Over the past 32 years, NOWFE has raised more than $1.5 million for local non-profit organizations. From food banks to culinary schools, our beneficiaries have been able to help our community and our culture thrive. Learn more about our beneficiaries here.

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New Orleans Wine & Food Experience

The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience is a premier event, showcasing what the city does best… eating and drinking.