November 6-8, 2018

December Will Be New Orleans International Wine Awards Sales Month


Following the professional judging of wines, November 6-8, and the Consumer Tasting at four of New Orleans’ Grande Dame Restaurants, the award-winning wines will be featured all over The Crescent City, both on- and off-premise, throughout the month of December.

During the all-important Holiday Season, wines that have been recognized for their excellence by a respected team of judges will be placed on restaurant wine lists and on retail shelves under the designation, “Medal Winners – New Orleans International Wine Awards.”

Commitments have been promised from restaurants and retailers to create special profiles on their shelves and menus, letting consumers know that the wines have been awarded accolades.

Even the wines that are not currently available for purchase in the New Orleans and Louisiana market will be made available through distributors willing to bring the wines to market, maybe for the first time. The systems are in place to assist wineries in entering the market, and then assuring a place in front of consumers and restaurant patrons throughout the month of December.


Please note: All licensing fees and government applications for wines not already in the New Orleans and Louisiana market are the responsibility of the winery working in conjunction with a distributor and retailer/restaurant.