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Swirl Hosts the Empson USA Barolo and Brunello Tour

Posted by bevo vino on 2010-05-15 19:16:32 (6090 views)

[Events]
[Louisiana]
Empson USA is one of the premier importers of Italian wines in the country. Each year, their famous Barolo and Brunello tour hits the major US cities and finishes with a trade tasting in New Orleans. Knowing our love for all things Italian, they have asked us to host a second New Orleans event in the store on Wednesday May 19th that will give our customers a chance to taste these incredible wines. This famous tasting will feature the 2004 Brunello Riservas, 2005 Brunellos, 2006 Barolos, as well as other wonderful wines from the most prestigious wineries in Italy.

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Jazz'n the Vines 2010

Posted by perle0 on 2010-04-28 13:19:42 (5536 views)

[Events]
[Louisiana]
Pontchartrain Vineyards, Louisiana's premier producer of fine artisan Wines in the classic French tradition, continues its 11th Year of Jazz'n the Vines on Saturday, May 8, 2010 with Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys. The immensely popular outdoor concert series takes place at the vineyards and winery, located north of Covington in northern St. Tammany Parish, and will include seven concerts in the Spring (April, May, June,and July) and five concerts in the Fall (August, September, October, and November).

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19th New Orleans Wine & Food Experience

Posted by perle0 on 2010-04-20 17:46:22 (4866 views)

[Events]
[New Orleans]
It's that time of year again...time to make your plans for the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience! This 5-day event will take place May 25?29, 2010, in various locations throughout New Orleans. NOWFE, which Wine Enthusiast names as a "perennial 'Top Ten' Wine and Food festival," features over 15,000 glasses of wine being poured from 1000 different wines from over 200 winemakers from around the world, not to mention participation by 100 New Orleans restaurants. This will be the 19th NOWFE, and over the years this non-profit organization has raised nearly $1 million for worthy New Orleans charities.

You'll need to buy tickets and make reservations for wine dinners early, so make sure to plan ahead for this unique and wonderful event.

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Gary Farrell Wine Dinner at Galatoire's Bistro

Posted by perle0 on 2010-04-19 18:06:37 (5619 views)

[Events]
[Baton Rouge]
Galatoire's Bistro is having a wine dinner featuring Gary Farrell wines on Friday, April 30th, at 7:30 p.m.

The dinner is $75 per person (inclusive of tax & gratuity).

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Ex-Saints Player Makes Extraordinary Wine

Posted by bevo vino on 2010-02-17 11:39:10 (4960 views)

[Events]
[New Orleans]
Swirl Wines is excited to have former Saint Terry Hoage and his wife Jennifer at Swirl Wines on Tuesday, February 23, at 6:30pm, for an informal, walkabout tasting of his wines. Meet the Hoages, taste some great wine, get your bottles signed and have a little fun with the folks at Swirl.

Terry's Story

What do you get when you combine an ex-NFL safety with a degree in genetics and a passion for farming? Terry Hoage, the two-time All-American from Georgia, actually spent a year with the Saints after being drafted by Bum Phillips, but was waived the next year by new coach Jim Mora. He then went on to a very successful 5 years with the Philadelphia Eagles, followed by another 6 years playing with Washington Redskins, Houston Oilers, San Francisco 49ers, and Arizona Cardinals. Terry retired from football in 1996. So how did Terry get into the wine business? Read on....

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Martins Announces Haiti Fundraiser Tasting

Posted by perle0 on 2010-02-10 13:35:58 (4277 views)

[Events]
[Louisiana]
Help Us Help Haiti, a tasting of the nations to help a nation.

Martin Wine Cellar will host Help Us Help Haiti on Thursday, March 4th, from 6:30 until 8PM. This wine and food event is a fund-raiser to support the Haitians as they recover from their devastating earthquake.

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French Quarter Wine Festival

Posted by sfinnin on 2010-01-14 16:27:55 (1121 views)

[Events]
[New Orleans]
LE MERITAGE AT THE MAISON DUPUY HOTEL PROUDLY PRESENTS THE FOURTH ANNUAL FRENCH QUARTER WINE FESTIVAL

Modeled after the prestigious Boston Wine Festival, the dinners, hosted by either the winemaker or proprietor, will showcase wines from California, Oregon, Washington State and Italy. Building ont he success of previous years, founder Daniel Bruce has invited twelve phenomenal wineries to participate. Dishes for each dinner will be created by Chef Michael Farrell to complement the vintner's selections.

We welcome you to become part of this year's festivities and look forward to seeing you at the Fourth Annual French Quarter Wine Festival!

To register for an event, please visit our website at www.frenchquarterwinefestival.com or 504.648.6113.

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Release Party for Nicolas Bazan Wines

Posted by perle0 on 2010-01-04 13:04:05 (4906 views)

[Events]
[New Orleans]
Release Party for Nicolas Bazan Wines
Saturday, January 9
6 to 8 p.m.
Swirl Wines

Join Swirl Wines and Dr. Nicolas Bazan for his first-ever release party featuring his amazing, small production Oregon Pinot Noirs and delicious food from Rio Mar. The event is free and open to the public.

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Juban's host Six-Course Robert Mondavi Harvest Dinner

Posted by kt on 2009-10-09 05:16:55 (1247 views)

[Events]
[Baton Rouge]
Juban's will be host to the Robert Mondavi Six-Course Harvest Dinner on November 4, 2009, honoring the life of Robert Mondavi.

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Clos Pegase Wine Dinner at Juban's Restaurant

Posted by kt on 2009-09-16 22:47:50 (1309 views)

[Events]
[Baton Rouge]
On Tuesday, September 22nd, Jan Shrem, founder and proprietor of Clos Pegase Winery,will be Juban's special guest and take you on a visual art journey titled A Bacchanalian History of Wine Seen Through 4,000 Years of Art. A 5-course wine dinner will complement Mr. Shrem's presentation.

Reception at 6:00 PM
Jan Shrem's presentation begins at 6:45 PM
5-Course Wine Dinner begins at 7:30 PM

The menu can be viewed at
http://jubans.com/WineDinnerMenu.pdf
and at Jubans.com

Reservations: 225/346-8422

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Galatoire's Bistro Summer Rose Dinner

Posted by perle0 on 2009-08-18 11:31:00 (4855 views)

[Events]
[Baton Rouge]
Galatoire's Bistro is having a Summer Rosé Dinner
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
7:00 p.m.

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Italian Wine Dinner at 7 on Fulton

Posted by perle0 on 2009-06-11 10:18:02 (4995 views)

[Events]
[New Orleans]
7 on Fulton invites you to participate in its Italian Wine Dinner, June 19,2009.

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Mumm Champagne Dinner at Galatoire's Bistro

Posted by perle0 on 2009-06-06 13:43:24 (4858 views)

[Events]
[Baton Rouge]
Galatoire's Bistro cordially invites you to attend the upcoming Mumm Champagne Dinner on Wednesday, June 17, 2009, at 7:00 pm. Throughout the evening, unique menu creations from Chef de Cuisine Nathan Gresham will be perfectly paired to complement a variety of Mumm Champagnes.

The dinner is $85 per person including tax and gratuity.

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Juban's Restaurant Hosts Bergstrom Winery Wine Dinner

Posted by kt on 2009-05-18 11:48:42 (1281 views)

[Events]
[Baton Rouge]
The event will feature five gourmet courses paired with the wines of Oregon's Bergstrom Winery.

The special guest for the evening will be
General Manager and Wine Maker Josh Bergstrom.

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Don't Miss the 2009 NOWFE!

Posted by perle0 on 2009-05-12 11:55:03 (5021 views)

[Events]
[New Orleans]
The 2009 New Orleans Wine & Food Experience will take place very soon! Don't forget to sign up for events NOW. Many events may be sold out already, and others could sell out soon! In particular, you won't want to miss the Royal Street Stroll on Thursday and the Grand Tasting, with two sessions held on Friday and Saturday.

NOWFE is celebrating its 18th year this year. Today, it is nationally recognized as one the most prestigious festivals of its kind and features over 175 wineries and 1000 wines over the 5-day event, which now raises over $125,000 annually for local charities. It's not too late to be a part of this incredible wine (and food) experience!

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Martin Tasting Events, May-June 2009

Posted by perle0 on 2009-05-05 16:27:07 (4991 views)

[Events]
[Louisiana]
Martin Wine Cellar announces its tasting events for May and June, in its locations in Metairie, Baton Rouge, and Mandeville.

First, a special Baton Rouge event!

For those of you who missed out on our 15th annual event, Once Upon a Vine, on March 29th, you can join us for the 2nd annual Tour de Vin wine and food celebration. This event of exquisite taste will be held at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center on Sunday, June 28th from 4?7pm and feature over 120 fine wines, specialty meats, and artisanal cheeses from our gourmet food department, as well as cuisine from the Hilton. Tickets are $70 per person (which includes a $10 coupon), and are limited and on sale now.

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Fois Gras and Wine Pairing Class at WINO

Posted by perle0 on 2009-04-21 11:24:35 (4962 views)

[Events]
[New Orleans]
The Wine Institute New Orleans will be offering a class on pairing wine and foie gras on Tuesday, May 26, 2009.

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Chappellet Wine Dinner at Galatoire's Bistro

Posted by perle0 on 2009-04-14 11:38:35 (4541 views)

[Events]
[Baton Rouge]
Galatoire's Bistro cordially invites you to attend the upcoming Chappellet wine dinner on Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at 7:00 p.m.

The dinner will feature unique menu creations specially designed by Executive Chef Brian Landry to complement a variety of Chappellet wines.

Reserve your seat today--$85 per person including tax and gratuity.

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Chateau St. Jean Wine Dinner at Galatoire's Bistro

Posted by perle0 on 2009-03-19 17:44:05 (4174 views)

[Events]
[Baton Rouge]
Galatoire's Bistro and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge cordially invite you to attend the upcoming Chateau St. Jean wine dinner and silent auction on Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.

The dinner will feature unique menu creations specially designed by Executive Chef Brian Landry to complement a variety of Chateau St. Jean wines. Silent auction items will include spa treatments, local artwork, jewelry, and much more. Proceeds from the dinner and auction will benefit Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge in their quest to help families in the Baton Rouge area.

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Sonoma County's Selby Winery Dinner at Juban's

Posted by kt on 2009-03-13 13:09:06 (4575 views)

[Events]
[Baton Rouge]
Juban's Restaurant is partnering with Susie Selby and Selby Winery to present a special Wine Dinner on Wednesday, April 1, 2009, featuring contemporary Creole cuisine paired with some of the winery's blue-chip varietals from Sonoma County. Susie will be flying in from California wine country to discuss with guests the tasting notes of each wine and explain how the distinct flavors complement the innovative combinations of Chef Terry McDonner's dishes.

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