AROUND NOLA: Celebrate National Wine Day at NOLA Restaurant

(photo credit: NOLA Restaurant)

In honor of National Wine Day, Emeril’s NOLA Restaurant is partnering with Freemark Abbey Winery to offer guests a one-of-a-kind dining experience on Thursday, May 25 at 6:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy a four-course menu of NOLA’s signature Creole fusion cuisine, prepared by Chef Philip Buccieri, perfectly paired with the wines of Freemark Abbey. Wine Ambassador Barry Dodds will be on hand to talk through each course pairing.

Founded in 1939, Freemark Abbey Winery is recognized as a trailblazer of Napa Valley winemaking, crafting classic Napa Valley wines of superior pedigree and quality.

The Freemark Abbey wine dinner menu includes:

 Appetizer

Seared Cobia

Baby Arugula • Preserved Peach Hoison Glaze • Fresh Herbs
2015 Freemark Abbey Napa Valley Chardonnay

Salad

Beef Carpaccio

Coco Nibs • Pistachio Blackberry Gastrique
2013 Freemark Abbey Napa Valley Merlot

Entrée

Braised Pork Shank

Cranberry & Walnut Salad Watercress
2013 Freemark Abbey Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Dessert

Blue Cheese Flan

Black Pepper Caramel • Roasted Grapes • Toasted Walnuts
2013 Freemark Abbey Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon

The cost of the dinner is $125 per person (inclusive of tax and gratuity). Limited seating is available and reservations are required. To make a reservation or view the entire menu, call (504) 522-6652 or visit NOLA Restaurant’s website.

NOLA Restaurant is located at 534 St. Louis Street and is open for dinner nightly starting at 6 p.m. and lunch Thursday –Monday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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