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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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Great place to sample a variety of wines

I love the concept of this place very much, and it is an easy, innovative and fun way to try... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
permur
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New York City, New York
Great visit

Really enjoyed my time at this place. What a great idea. And the staffperson was helpful and made... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Brewolig
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Winnipeg, Canada
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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%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible9%
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“wine tasting” (5 reviews)
“tasting card” (4 reviews)
“per ounce” (3 reviews)
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610 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3237
Central Business District
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610 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130-3237
+1 504-324-8000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank permur
Leslie C, Owner at Wine Institute of New Orleans, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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.

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.

Thank Brewolig
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

Thank RaezoR57
Reviewed 16 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

Thank brunoneco
Reviewed 15 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

Thank Andy B
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
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!

Reviewed 25 June 2017

We had walked past W.I.N.O. several times, since they opened, and it was always too early – they were always closed. So, on a rainy June afternoon, I made my way from the Hilton Riverside to W.I.N.O., just before 2:00pm. Fortunately, there was an awning,...More

Thank The_Loup_Garou
Leslie C, Owner at Wine Institute of New Orleans, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for the great review! and we do use the Reidel overture glassware for our tasting glasses. On your next visit be sure to inquire about different stem ware that we offer (for bottle purchases usually.) So glad you enjoyed our place and look...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Heard about this place through concierge at hotel we stayed at close by. My wife & I love good wine & we're looking for a couple of special bottles we could take on a cruise we were doing from NOLA. A little off the beaten...More

Thank TK26_12
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This quiet little spot is a perfect place to try different wines with minimal investment. You get a card, a glass and choose your wine in ounces with the price point listed. The staff is very knowledgeable and makes great recommendations. The descriptions of the...More

Thank lionlooksright
Leslie C, Owner at Wine Institute of New Orleans, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed our little spot, please tell your friends, word of mouth is our best advertisement! come back soon!

Reviewed 22 March 2017

This bar implements a great concept in which you log the portions of wine that you serve yourself with a microchip that is provided at the bar, which is read when you wish to pay up. There is a very wide variety of choice, and...More

Thank Carlos S
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might suggest that this area is all about business and
little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you
away from the Central Business District. The CBD
offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be
touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the
world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
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