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Wine Institute of New Orleans

610 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3237
+1 504-324-8000
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Not what I expected

4 of us went to this self service wine bar in hopes we would have fun. The entire case with sweet... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
Rasheeda35
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San Antonio, Texas
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Free jokes

Walked in here and realized I'd found heaven. Warning: do not play with these toys while totally... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
modernlizbennet
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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New Orleans' premier wine bar, self-service enomatic tasting machines: 120 wines to taste by the ounce or the glass. Over 20 beers by the glass. Also serving gourmet appetizers, fine cheeses and charcuterie.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“wine tasting” (5 reviews)
“tasting board” (4 reviews)
“oz pour” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 22:00
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610 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3237
Central Business District
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+1 504-324-8000
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

4 of us went to this self service wine bar in hopes we would have fun. The entire case with sweet wines didn’t work and weren’t told it wasn’t working (even though the knew the day prior) wine was running out and couldn’t be replenished....More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Walked in here and realized I'd found heaven. Warning: do not play with these toys while totally drunk because you *will* find a way to get a $60 2 oz pour. Stick to the economical pours and you will have a blast. Also get the...More

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Leslie C, Owner at Wine Institute of New Orleans, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Glad you the bad jokes AND the great wine!

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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

It was pure luck and the ability to read, that this is the entrance to the wine institute. I found a friendly atmosphere and two chaps who love and know their wine! Very good choice of eines and great consultation!

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

On a previous visit to New Orleans, I stopped into W.I.N.O. (Wine Institute of New Orleans) for the first time, on a rainy afternoon, while my wife was in meetings. On this December visit, her meetings were finished, and we had extended our stay a...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

I love the concept of this place very much, and it is an easy, innovative and fun way to try different wines from throughout the world. It's a fancy wine automat, and I love the ease and format of the card key system. The vibe...More

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Leslie C, Owner at Wine Institute of New Orleans, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to WINO--we strive to provide a fun, relaxed place to sample your favorites and perhaps find a new one or two. Hope to see you back soon.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed my time at this place. What a great idea. And the staffperson was helpful and made me feel very at ease.

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

One of the more popular trends in recent years is wine tasting. Now that wine can be preserved for several weeks after opening in special optics/containers. We had a great time trying new wines from all over the world. There were several important wine districts...More

1  Thank RaezoR57
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

They have a self service system that you get a card and can take as much wine as you like. You insert your card intonthe machine and choose the amount of wine you'd like among 3 volume options. There are over 100 options of wine,...More

1  Thank brunoneco
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is really a great place. Was staying over by the Convention Center and found this place by accident. Spent a few hours there sampling various wines and even an Irish Whisky (Jameson Caskmates). The guy working there was knowledgeable and friendly. Great way to...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I wasn't in NOLA long, because I was there for business, but like any city it's over saturated in Touristy bars with overpriced sugary drinks - no thanks. This place rocked! I loved the variety and amount of wines you could try. The price ranged...More

Thank Meghan M
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Leslie C, Owner at Wine Institute of New Orleans, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Dear Meghan, I'm so glad you found us! Hope your travels bring you back to NOLA and WINO again soon!

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