Moving back to Memorial Day weekend, NOWFE unveils new ticket packages

Kim Ranjbar

Kim Ranjbar

Slurping wetly and noisily at the nourishment that is New Orleans.
Kim Ranjbar

The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience has announced it’s return to Memorial Day weekend, a four day food and wine extravaganza from Thursday, May 26th to Sunday, May 29th. For 2016, NOWFE has created new ticket packages and pushed events forward into the weekend. “These packages will help guide our guests through the best experience that fits their schedule.”states Ted Selogie, NOWFE 2016 President.

This year, NOWFE will kick off on May 26th with its popular Vintner Dinners and the famed Royal Street Stroll will move to Friday, May 27th with the exclusive ViNOLA! Tasting. Saturday, May 28th will feature a single Grand Tasting event and The Big Gateaux Show.

There are three levels of packages from which guests may choose:

The Tasting — $225 per person
Access for one (1) guest to the following NOWFE events:
Friday’s Royal Street Stroll
Saturday’s Grand Tasting

The Feast — $375 per person
Access for one (1) guest to the following NOWFE events:
Friday’s Royal Street Stroll [early entry]
Saturday’s Grand Tasting [early entry]
Saturday’s Big Gateaux Show [early entry]

The Connoisseur — $570 per person
VIP Access for one (1) guest to the following NOWFE events:
Friday’s ViNOLA! Tasting
Friday’s Royal Street Stroll [early entry]
Saturday’s Grand Tasting [early entry]
Saturday’s Big Gateaux Show [early entry]
Seminars of your choice (Excludes Experiences)

Individual tickets are available for the Big Gateaux Show ($150 VIP, $75 regular) and ViNOLA! Tasting ($175). For more information and to purchase tickets visit nowfe.com