Portugal has a fascinating and rich wine producing history, one that dates back, in many locations, to the Romans! Though she has been around for centuries, Portugal is only recently begun to receive the due recognition for her treasure trove of delightful wines including, but not limited to, Port and Madeira. Join Master Sommelier Evan Goldstein, a noted author and expert on Portuguese wines and Chef Melissa Araujo of Alma for a wine and food pairing that will focus on exploring the renowned regions of this Iberian jewel. Expect the unexpected - you will not be disappointed.
Saturday, May 27 at 6:00pm
With a new location at the iconic Mardi Gras World, the Grand Tasting experience at NOWFE showcases domestic and international vintages alongside delicious foods served by New Orleans’ finest chefs and purveyors.
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 community. Be on the look out for dishes entered in the competition in hopes of winning a Fleur de Lis Culinary Award.