Celebrating it’s 24th anniversary this year, the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience returns May 26-29, 2016, and will feature hundreds of wineries and the city’s top chefs. To date, the event has raised more than $1 million dollars for local non-profit organizations, from food banks to culinary schools. Here are some highlights, and for more details and to purchase tickets, visit www.nowfe.com.
Royal Street Stroll – May 27
The definitive evening event of the festival, the Royal Street Stroll brings together New Orleans’ greatest gifts—rare antiques, fine art, live jazz and the city’s stunning historic architecture. Stroll through the galleries of Royal Street while experiencing wine offerings and food tents along the way.
Grand Tasting – May 28
Get a taste of New Orleans at the Grand Tasting, which boasts over 1,000 domestic and international vintages and 75 of New Orleans’ highly acclaimed chefs and purveyors.
The Big Gateaux Show – May 28
After the Grand Tasting head to the official late night after party, The Big Gateaux Show, where pastries, cocktails and burlesque meet in this truly New Orleans experience.