A Grand Toga Wine Tasting
    Dates: June 24, 2023
    Time: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
    Price: $85
    Location: Southern Hotel
    Address: 428 E Boston St., Covington, LA 70433
    Phone: (504) 439-2543

A Taste of Covington Food, Wine, Music & Art Festival presents "A Grand Toga Wine Tasting", Saturday, June 24, 2023 at the historic Southern Hotel, in the beautiful Camellia Ballroom, Sunroom and Courtyard. Guests can sample dozens of wines and catering by the hotel and new, on-site restaurant The Gloriette, and enjoy live music.

Admission is $85 and includes optional toga attire & contest, and wine. Guests also have the option to purchase spirits or beer. Limited to 325 tickets. A link to purchase tickets will be posted to http://www.aTasteofCovington.com/

Sponsored by Southern Hotel, 428 E. Boston St., the historic hotel offered a special package for the 2022 event: a one-night stay Saturday evening + 2 tickets to Grand Toga Tasting for $450, or a one-night stay Saturday evening, 2 tickets to Grand Toga Tasting + 2 tickets for Sunday Champagne Brunch, for $630. Any specials for the 2023 festival will be announced as the event nears.

A Taste of Covington Food, Wine, Music & Art Festival revolves around Covington's stellar restaurants and arts-loving culture in Historic Downtown Covington, Louisiana. This month-long event features wine dinners, tastings and more. Food lovers can explore all of Covington's fantastic dining options at the participating restaurants, who host all-inclusive dinners of four or more courses with wine pairings at varied prices. Seatings are at 7 p.m. (cocktails at 6:30 p.m.) by reservation only, made directly with each restaurant. Reservations are required and seating is limited at each location. Menus will be announced on the website, ATasteofCovington.com.

2022 participating restaurants included:
Gallagher's Grill - 509 S. Tyler St, (985) 892-9992
Desi Vega's Steakhouse Northshore - 1950 N. Hwy 190, (985) 276-4994
Annadele's Plantation Restaurant and B&B - 71518 Chestnut St, (985) 809-7669
The Gloriette - 428 E. Boston St, (985)
Marcello's Restaurant & Wine Bar - 324 E. Boston St, (985) 400-5668
Pyre BBQ - 70437 Hwy 21, (985) 888-6129
Seiler Bar - 434 N. Columbia St, (985) 898-3424
Del Porto Ristorante - 501 E. Boston St, (985) 875-1006
Half Shell Oyster House - 70367 Hwy 21, Ste. 100, (985) 276-4500
Nonna Randazzo's Bakery - 2033 N. Hwy 190, (985) 893-1488
Forks and Corks - 141 Terra Bella Blvd, (985) 273-3663
The Greyhound - 705 E. Boston St., (985) 400-5828
Lola Restaurant - 517 N. New Hampshire St., (985) 892-4992

Sunday Brunch Series: Each Sunday in the Month of June
Brunch at each location is by reservation only with tickets. Must be 21 years or older to attend. Menu may be subject to change due to market availability.

A Taste of Covington events are 21 years or older for adult entertainment (no children or pets). Tickets and information are available at www.aTasteofCovington.com. No tickets to events will be sold at the door.

Proceeds from A Taste of Covington benefit advertising and marketing for local businesses through the non-profits Covington Business Association (CBA) and others throughout the year. The CBA, located at 427 N. Theard St., Suite 230, Covington, is a non-profit organization dedicated to representing and advancing the interest of local businesses in Historic Downtown Covington. A Taste of Covington is supported through generous sponsorships and donations from local and regional beverage importers and distributors, public officials and associations, banks, corporations, and media in print, digital, TV and radio.

Photos courtesy of A Taste of Covington. Share and tag your own Instagram photos #lanorthshore for possible inclusion on LouisianaNorthshore.com.

428 E. Boston St
Tel: (985) 400-5657
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