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2011 FRENCH QUARTER NEW ORLEANS WINE FESTIVAL SENSATIONAL CLOSING SOIREE

 
New Orleans

Closing Reception Celebrates Eight Weeks of Wining & Dining at Le Meritage Restaurant
 
 
WHO:               French Quarter Wine Festival hosted by the Maison Dupuy Hotel and Le  Meritage Restaurant
 
WHAT:             2011 French Quarter Wine Festival
 
WHEN:             Friday, May 13, 2011
                        7:00PM – 10:00PM
                                               
WHERE:           Maison Dupuy Hotel
                        1001 Toulouse Street
                        New Orleans, LA 70112
 
HOW:               Tickets for the event are $65 and can be purchased online at www.frenchquarterwinefestival.com or by calling 504-648-6113. Tickets include food and wine.
 
WHY:               Started after Hurricane Katrina and modeled after the prestigious Boston Wine Festival, French Quarter Wine Festival brings some of the world’s best winemakers to the Maison Dupuy Hotel, located in the heart of New Orleans. The Closing Reception is the culmination of eight weeks of events that included a grand opening reception and 14 wine dinners hosted by the world’s most renowned winemakers and proprietors. Chef Michael Farrell, Executive Chef of Maison Dupuy’s BISTREAUX and Le Meritage Restaurants, will create delectable dishes to complement the 75 wines served at the Reception. Paul Longstreth and his band will provide live entertainment at the event.
Le Meritage Restaurant offers diners a new wine-inspired culinary experience. Executive Chef Michael Farrell, developed a menu of eclectic dishes inspired by fresh Louisiana ingredients and designed to be a perfectcompliment to the restaurant’s extensive wine menu. For more information on Le Meritage, please visit www.lemeritage.com
Executive Chef Michael Farrell has received nationalacclaim for his distinctive “Southern Coastal Cuisine” styles. Chef Farrell serves as Executive Chef of both BISTREAUX and Le Meritage restaurants and formerly served as the owner and Executive Chef of Nantucket’s renowned Summer House Restaurant.
For more information on French Quarter Wine Festival or to make reservations, please visit www.frenchquarterwinefestival.com or call 504-648-6113. 
 
The Maison Dupuy Hotel, www.maisondupuy.com, is a luxurious boutique hideaway located in the heart of the New Oreleans French Quarter. The Hotel features 200 magnificent guest rooms, meeting spaces and social catering facilities. Rooms feature breathtaking views of the French Quarter and the Hotel’s garden courtyard. The Maison Dupuy features two renowned restaurants Le Meritage and BISTREAUX Restaurants and has been the home of French Quarter Wine Festival since its founding in 2006.

The Maison Dupuy in New Orleans is owned and operated by the Pyramid Hotel Group. 

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