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St. Francisville Food & Wine Festival

Louisiana’s Most Beautiful Food & Wine Event

St. Francisville, LA

The annual St. Francisville Food & Wine Festival is a weekend-long celebration of the culinary culture of Louisiana and Mississippi. Featuring acclaimed chefs, creative wine pairings, cocktail and spirit tastings, craft beer and live entertainment in one of Louisiana's most beautiful and historic small towns.

The St. Francisville Food & Wine Festival Weekend
Title Sponsor

Didier Consultants, Inc.

2024 Events

Friday, November 8
10am and 1pm seatings

Jazz Brunch at the St. Francisville Inn
Pop the cork on the 2024 festival with this lyrical, luxurious lunchtime feast at the spectacular St. Francisville Inn. Featuring a three-course menu by Chef Jaime Hernandez, spirited cocktail pairings and a rousing jazz performance by New Orleans's Tom Fischer Trio.

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Friday, November 8

Winemaker Dinner at the Magnolia Cafe

An exuberant, seated dinner featuring a multiple-course feast by a celebrity guest chef, served under the stars at St. Francisville's iconic Magnolia Café/3V Tourist Court. With wine pairings by Eberle Winery of Paso Robles, California. Winemaker Chris Eberle will be in attendance to introduce the wines and vineyard. A "get-ready-to-fest" after-party to follow with live band on the Magnolia Café stage.

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Saturday, November 9


Bubbles & BBQ at North Commerce

A day-long champagne and barbecue bonanza at North Commerce in historic downtown St. Francisville. Featuring live fire cooking stations helmed by the Gulf South's finest barbecue masters, a bottomless champagne bar, local craft beers and live entertainment.

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Saturday, November 9


Mad Hatters Soirée at The Royal Inn

An exquisitely catered social dinner party at The Royal Inn. Featuring multiple grazing stations and passed hors d’oeuvres created by The St. Francisville Inn’s Chef Jaime Hernandez and Galen Iverstine of Iverstine Farms Butcher, paired with wines and cocktails curated by Guy Stout of Stout Wines, a family-owned Napa Valley producer of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc, partnering with legendary Napa winemaker Tom Rinaldi. Guy is also a Certified Wine Educator (CWE) and one of just 280 Master Sommeliers in the world.

Sunday, November 10
General admission 1pm-5pm

VIP early admission at noon

St. Francisville Food & Wine Festival Grand Tastings

at The Myrtles

Sunday's Grand Tastings present celebrated Mississippi and Louisiana chefs serving signature dishes from 25+ tasting stations arrayed around The Myrtles' grounds. Attendees explore The Myrtles property while discovering participating chefs' dishes, wine stations serving 40+ notable wines, a beer garden serving craft beer by Mississippi and Louisiana brewers and a "Spirits of The Myrtles" Courtyard serving craft spirits and cocktails by regional distillers.

Craft Beer & Brats Garden presented by Williamson Eye Center
Spirits of the Myrtles Courtyard presented by Paretti of Baton Rouge

Zero Proof Non-Alcoholic Bar presented by Pennington Biomedical Research Center

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The 2024 festival is generously supported by

Ascension Parish Tourism • Ann Connelly Fine Art • Artisan Fine Wines • Avoyelles Commission of Tourism

Bin Q • City Group Hospitality •  Pennington Biomedical Research Center

St. Martin Parish Tourist Commission • Trinchero Family Estates

Uncorked • WATERMARK Baton Rouge

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