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Wine Appreciation & Tasting Workshop


Would you like to learn more about wine but feel confounded by the vocabulary? Want to develop your wine tasting skills and find your taste profile preference? Join the Southern Food & Beverage Museum and wine specialist Dr. Harsha E. Chacko of Bonne Cuvee for an accessible and in-depth wine workshop. 

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  • Learn the basic components of a wine  
  • Recognize the different aromas and tastes
  • Examine the meaning of flavor
  • Identify our own taste profile preference
  • Learn to speak the language of wine  
  • Decode wine labels


$35 per person, $30 for NatFAB Members

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.

About the Instructor

Dr. Harsha E Chacko Ph.D., CSW, Wine Director, Bonne Cuvee


Dr. Chacko taught for 33 years at the University of New Orleans where he developed the Wines of the World class. A  Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) from the Society of Wine Educators, he is the Wine Director of Bonne Cuvee (, a wine education and  travel company. Dr. Chacko has traveled to the wine regions of Napa, Sonoma, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhone, Champagne, Loire, Alsace, Languedoc-Roussillon, New Zealand, Italy and Portugal.