Louisiana Wine Trail

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Today is National Wine and Cheese Day ! 

A Wednesday worth celebrating. Today I raise a glass to all the local wine makes out there on the .Louisiana Wine Trail. 

 

 

The enticing green vineyards of Louisiana offer oenophiles (or novice wine enthusiasts) a unique Southern twist on traditional wine profiles.  Visit these Louisiana vineyards for wine tastings and live music amongst the vines.

Enjoy a bottle of Port of New Orleans or North Coast Dah Red from Pontchartrain Vineyards in Bush while listening to regional music during their popular Jazz’n the Vines concert series.

In July and August, head toward Landry Vineyards in West Monroe for a grape stomping to celebrate the harvest while sipping a glass of peach muscadine or blackberry merlot.

Looking for a wine event? Every year in May, thousands of people flock to the Crescent City for one of the most prestigious wine and food events in the U.S., the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience.  The long weekend event includes a Vino Stroll, Grand Tastings and is host to the Louisiana Seafood Cook-off annually.

I found this local bottle at our wine store : What a great label ! 

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Wine Shop

We are a small family owned and operated winery located in Southeast Louisiana adhering to principles of quality wine making. We firmly believe that the wine we make is capable of competing with world famous brands.

Our wine is a combination of hard work of our wine makers and the unique terroir; it’s thoroughness on each stage of wine making and usage of up-to-date techniques.

In our wine cellar you will find a vast selection of vitis rotundifolia varietal and blueberry blends fit for your tastes and tables. Our friendly and experienced staff will help you to find that ideal bottle.

Muscadine  Wine is made using  grapes that grow in the hot humid weather of Louisiana. If you are lucky enough to have some growing : 

You can make a home batch using :

Sugar ,water,grapes and dry active yeast and let ferment for 6 weeks but unless you enjoy making your own this is a great alternative.

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