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Welcome to your source for Wine Information and Tasting Notes!

Posted by Admin on 2005-07-21 16:53:23 (23688 views)

[News]
[Louisiana]
Welcome to the LaWineClub.com web site!

This system is being built from the ground up to provide the online community with a comprehensive, searchable, flexible database of wine tasting notes, and will also serve as a local portal for wine enthusiasts. We want to embrace and work with all the other popular wine sites online and serve as a "central database" of tasting notes. Also be sure to visit our new Messageboards.

While this is a local wine portal, we happily encourage users from all around the world to register for free and add your Tasting Notes to the database!

Be sure to sign up and get on the weekly mailing list to be notified of news, wine tastings and other special events going on.

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Herbicide Found In Tested Samples Of 10 California Wines

Posted by Mike P. on 2016-04-18 15:28:25 (1251 views)

[News]
[California]
A study released today revealed that after testing, ten major California wines contained the chemical Glyphosate, the "active" ingredient in the popular weed killer "Roundup" by Monsanto as well as other herbicides. This does not bode well as some of the wines were actually labeled "organic."

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Stephen Colbert Reviews The Wines of Foghat Cellars

Posted by Mike P. on 2016-02-17 18:23:24 (1201 views)

[News]
[Paso Robles]
During his appearance on Thursdays "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Fred Armisen chatted with Colbert about assorted topics, including a hilarious segment where they sampled the wines produced by Foghats drummer...

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Wines Cited As Having High Arsenic Levels

Posted by Mike P. on 2015-03-23 15:48:33 (2370 views)

[News]
[California]
83 bottles of wine cited in a lawsuit this week as having dangerously high levels of arsenic came from 28 California wineries and were bottled under 31 different brand labels. Some of the labels included several different types of wine, such as merlot, chardonnay, burgundy, rose, etc.

Here is a list of the labels and wine types...

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Announcing the 2012 New Orleans Food & Wine Experience

Posted by Mike P. on 2012-02-03 13:31:06 (7052 views)

[News]
[USA]
What began as a small, intimate, one-day gathering of wineries and chefs 20 years ago has grown into a grand celebration of wine and food attracting more than 10,000 people each year over a 5-day weekend, and giving back to the community through support of various organizations. The 20th Anniversary of the New Orleans Food & Wine Experience, which takes place May 22-26, 2012, includes Wine Dinners hosted by more than 30 New Orleans area restaurants; Vinola, NOWFE's premium tasting event; the Royal Street Stroll sponsored by Rouses, NOWFE's signature event, a definitive evening event set in the heart of the French Quarter; and exciting Culinary Seminars which will fill the days and nights with all things wine and food. The weekend culminates with Grand Tastings on Friday and Saturday in true grand fashion with more than 175 wineries showcasing over 1000 wines and 75 chefs serving culinary delights from our region.

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2011 NOWFE Grand Tasting

Posted by perle0 on 2011-10-16 20:59:10 (6883 views)

[Editorial]
[New Orleans]
Held each Memorial Day weekend, the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience culminates in the two Grand Tasting sessions on Friday evening and Saturday afternoon. This year's event was spectacular, as always.

Though these events have been held in the Superdome during the past few years, it was under renovation this year. So the Grand Tastings took place in the Hilton, a very appealing space but perhaps a little small for the crowds who flock to this event. The decor, however, was probably the most successful I've seen yet. Ghostly fabric trees lit from inside with strings of lights formed the centerpieces, and on the periphery, tables with luminescent plastic footing in brilliant colors gave these edges of the scene a lovely glow.

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Act Fast on NOWFE Offer

Posted by perle0 on 2011-05-18 08:39:07 (7990 views)

[Events]
[New Orleans]
If you're thinking about attending this year's Royal Street Stroll at the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience, there is a half-off discount through Living Social that you should check out immediately.

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New Orleans Wine & Food Experience 2011 Approaches

Posted by perle0 on 2011-05-06 17:17:43 (7907 views)

[Events]
[New Orleans]
Once again, as Memorial Day weekend draws near, so does NOWFE, the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience. This most extensive and exciting of wine-related events in the city, and even the state, will take place from May 24th-May 28th, with numerous ways to participate in the festivities. Any wine-lovers within reach of New Orleans should leap at this chance to enjoy literally hundreds of wines at these memorable events.

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Martin Summer Beginner's Wine Course

Posted by perle0 on 2011-05-05 16:48:36 (8419 views)

[Events]
[New Orleans]
If you are interested in learning about wine from the ground up, or just in refreshing your current knowledge, consider the 5-week introductory course at Martin Wine Cellar in Metairie, hosted by wine consultant Marc Pelletier. Participants will explore the principle wine-producing regions, including France, California, Italy, Australia, and many more.

The series begins Monday, May 23, at 6:30 p.m., and reservations are required.

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An Evening of Wine and Roses Benefit in Monroe

Posted by perle0 on 2011-03-04 16:38:17 (7948 views)

[Events]
[Louisiana]
This year marks the first annual "An Evening of Wine and Roses," a benefit for Cystic Fibrosis. This premier event will be held April 15, 2011, at the Atrium Hotel in Monroe, Louisiana. Guests will be treated to hors d'oeuvres from the Brandy House, wine tasting from Glazer's of Monroe, live entertainment, and a fantastic silent auction. The celebrity guest for this event is New Orleans Saints legend Morten Andersen.

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Purple and Gold Wine Dinner at Galatoire's Bistro

Posted by perle0 on 2010-11-16 17:53:53 (8820 views)

[Events]
[Baton Rouge]
On Thursday, November 18th, Galatoire's Bistro will host its Fourth Annual Purple and Gold Wine Dinner, featuring wines from Penfolds. The dinner begins at 7:30, and costs $95/person. Reservations are required. Click Read More for a detailed menu.

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Juban's Restaurant Hosts Alexander Valley Vineyard Wine Dinner

Posted by kt on 2010-11-03 15:04:42 (9695 views)

[Events]
[Baton Rouge]
Juban's will host an Alexander Valley Vineyard Wine Dinner on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, with special guest Hank Wetzel, the Proprietor of AVV.

Reception at 6:30pm
Dinner at 7:00pm
$85 per guest, inclusive of tax and gratuity

Reservations: (225)346-8422

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Rosenblum Wines & LASPCA Benefit at Swirl

Posted by bevo vino on 2010-11-03 10:19:03 (3279 views)

[Events]
[New Orleans]
A Benefit for the LASPCA with Rosenblum Wines, Tuesday November 9, 6-8pm
In 1978, veterinarian Dr. Kent Rosenblum and his wife Kathy founded Rosenblum Cellars. Over the years Rosenblum has been hailed as one of the top American wineries and called a ?mecca for zin-fanatics.? Embodying nearly three decades of winemaking tradition, Rosenblum has evolved from a passionate home-winemaking operation into a world-class winery. Today, Rosenblum Cellars is recognized as one of North America?s most acclaimed producers of zinfandel and Rh?ne varietal wines. As a veternarian, Dr. Rosenblum wanted to honor the animals that give us so much joy so he created "Ch?teau La Paws", Rh?ne-inspired blends with a California twist. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this vibrant and deliciously playful wine benefits Paws With A Cause, a charitable leader in training assistance dogs for people with disabilities. And tonight we'll also donate the proceeds from the cost of the tasting to the LASPCA. The Chateau La Paws wines will be in the lineup as well as the Rosenblum Viognier, Petite Sirah, and their award winning, highly rated "Rockpile Zinfandel". Taste five great wines, help out the SPCA, and feel free to bring your well behaved, leashed, four legged friends if you want too! This event is limited to 40 - two legged participants. Reservation and prepayment are required, call 504.304.0635 $15.

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Babcock Wines & Opening Art Reception at Swirl

Posted by bevo vino on 2010-11-03 10:17:02 (3078 views)

[Events]
[New Orleans]
Opening Art Reception and Friday Free For All, November 5, 6-8pm
Join local artist Kathy Schorr tonight and view her gorgeous handpainted silks that will soften our walls for the next month. We'll also be drinking five really great wines from the Babcock winery in the Santa Ynez Valley with Scott Howett from Mystic Vine. Also Chef Dan Esses' 3 Muses tapas plates available from $5-$12. This event is free and open to the public.

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An Evening of Latin Music and Wine at Swirl

Posted by bevo vino on 2010-11-03 10:11:05 (2496 views)

[Events]
[New Orleans]
An Evening of Latin Music and Wine,Thursday November 4, 6-8pm
We'll be relaxing to the cool acoustical sounds of Javier Guiterrez tonight while we offer some great South American wine specials at the bar for just $5 a glass. And if you need a little something to munch on we'll be featuring a special Spanish cheese plate for $10, tonight only. No reservations needed, just come on in and relax with a good glass of wine and friends!

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Winemaker August Briggs at Swirl Wine Bar & Market

Posted by bevo vino on 2010-10-05 09:43:42 (6749 views)

[Events]
[New Orleans]
Wednesday October 20th 6-8pm

If single-vineyard small production great wines from Napa Valley's famed Silverado Trail are appealing to you, then this is your lucky day!

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MOA Beer & Cheese Pairing at Swirl

Posted by bevo vino on 2010-10-05 09:40:11 (6313 views)

[Events]
[Louisiana]
On October 12, 2010, Swirl Wines presents St. James Cheese owner Richard Sutton and Morgan Stroud from Purveyor of Fine Wines for a wine, beer, and cheese pairing night featuring the premium MOA boutique beers and Allan Scott wines from New Zealand.

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Next Food Network Star Open Casting 8/16/10

Posted by perle0 on 2010-08-14 16:17:37 (6077 views)

[Events]
[New Orleans]
The Next Food Network Star, Food Network?s hugely successful culinary reality series, is currently casting for its 2011 season. They are holding an Open Casting Call in New Orleans, LA on Monday, August 16, 2010. This is the first time they are coming to New Orleans for an open casting call and they can?t wait to meet all the potential candidates there!

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Wine Tasting to Benefit Swine Palace

Posted by jcraddock on 2010-06-10 11:41:40 (6249 views)

[Events]
[Baton Rouge]
Wine Tasting to benefit Swine Palace
Sponsored by Maxwell's Market

July 22, 2010
Champagne Reception at 6:30 P.M.
Tasting 7-9 P.M.

Tickets are $40 in advance/$50 at the door
(limited tickets available)

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Lola's Global Spanish Cuisine Cooking Demonstration

Posted by bevo vino on 2010-06-04 07:06:24 (6251 views)

[Events]
[New Orleans]
Join us for a very special event on Wednesday, June 9th, 2010, as Swirl Wine Bar and Market pair up with Angel Miranda, Chef/Owner of Lola's, as he opens his home for a demonstration of new, global Spanish cuisine cooking techniques by acclaimed Spanish Chef Fernando Sanchez Gonzales, assisted by Angel. Chef Fernando Sanchez Gonzales of Barbacana Restaurante & Tapas Bar near Madrid has worked extensively in fine restaurants throughout Spain, and has been invited to New Orleans to work with Lola's staff to infuse some new spice into their current menu.

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