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The SoFAB Wine Group: A Casual Wine Class

  • Southern Food & Beverage Museum CIC 1830 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard New Orleans, LA, 70113 United States (map)

Join us on February 19 for the next monthly meeting of The SoFAB Wine Group: A Casual Wine Class. This time, we'll focus on Pairing Wine With Food, and discussing the theories behind making your favorite food and wine pairings sing.

Certified Sommelier Gabriel Senette (Commander's Palace, Les Grands Esprits Consulting) will conduct a guided tasting and answer your questions. The SoFAB Wine Group is held monthly every 3rd Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in The Rouses Culinary Innovation Center by Jenn-Air (1830 M.L.K. Blvd.). 

Advance tickets are $25 per person, and $20 per SoFAB/NatFAB Member. At the door tickets will be $30 per person, and $25 for members. Become a member today! Advance tickets close at 4:30 PM on the day of, and a limited number will be sold at the door.

If you have any issues with the ticketing software or would prefer to make your reservation on the phone, please call us at 504-267-7490 during the week or 504-569-0405 on weekends. Tickets may be refunded or exchanged up to 48 hours prior to the event. After 48 hours no refunds will be available.

Upcoming Groups:

  • March 19: "So You Think You Know Chardonnay" - You may be surprised to discover the varied wine styles of one of the worlds most popular grapes. Book Now
  • April 16: "Not All Rosés Smell As Sweet" - Just in time for Spring, Rosés are made in every wine region in the world. Learn about their varied styles. Book Now
  • May 21: "Oak In Wine and Why" - Neutral, French, American in Red and White wines will be discussed. Book Now
  • June 18 - "Old World vs. New World" - What are the differences between Old World and New World wines of similar grape varieties and what do they mean to us. Book Now

About the Sommelier


Gabriel is the Owner of Les Grands Esprits Consulting. He has most recently worked as a Captain and Sommelier at Commander's Palace Restaurant. He has experience working with importers, wholesalers, chef's and managers throughout South Louisiana. He specializes in Pacific Northwest wines, Louisiana's local breweries, and pairing with South Louisiana's Cajun/Creole traditional recipes, ingredients, and techniques.

Earlier Event: February 17
Kids in the Kitchen: Mini Lasagnas!
Later Event: February 24
Kids in the Kitchen: Mini Cheesecake!