Copper Vine Kicks Off Wine Dinner Series



NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Since opening September 2018 at 1001 Poydras St. in New Orleans’ Central Business District, Copper Vine has offered a unique culinary and cultural experience aimed to demystify wine in a fun and relaxed setting. It is only fitting that the creative eatery and wine pub is set to launch a series of wine dinners with elevated regional cuisine and top-tier vintners. Kicking off the series on Thursday, May 16, will be a five-course pairing dinner with David Arthur Vineyards and Reynolds Family Winery.

According to in-house sommelier Lydia Kurkoski, “Our goal with these wine dinners is to both entertain and educate. We will provide our guests with guided tasting notes of each wine and give them the opportunity to learn about the vineyards, all while enjoying a meal specifically crafted with these wines in mind.”

Created by Executive Chef Mike Brewer and Chef de Cuisine Amy Mehrtens, the sophisticated yet approachable pairing dinner will showcase the elevated southern regional cuisine that the restaurant is known for, with each wine selected to perfectly complement the robust flavors of the dish. Priced at $150 per person, all-inclusive, menu follows:

1st Course
Cold smoked scallop carpaccio with toasted pistachio, crunchy apple and cayenne
David Arthur Chardonnay and Reynolds Family Chardonnay

2nd Course
Foie gras torchon, pickled mustard seeds, berry preserves
Reynolds Family Stag’s Leap Merlot

3rd Course
Rabbit galantine with crispy chicken skin, honey, fresh thyme and jus
David Arthur “Merritaggio” Red Blend

4th Course
Dry aged Manhattan filet, fried bone marrow, everything seasoning
Reynolds Family Estate Cabernet

5th Course
Raspberry & white chocolate bread pudding
Reynolds Family “Naughty Sticky” Late Harvest Chardonnay


To purchase tickets for the wine dinner, please visit Copper Vine Wine Dinner or call 504-208-5958. Copper Vine is located at 1001 Poydras St. in the Central Business District. For additional information please visit