(919) 973-2001
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LouElla Wine, Beer & Beverage|316 W Geer St, A, Durham, NC 27701|(919) 973-2001

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At LouElla Wine, Beer & Beverage, we don’t just provide exceptional wines, craft beer, and cider — we provide an experience. There is always a unique event happening in our bottle shop, so plan your next night on the town with us! Take a look at our upcoming events below for more — we can’t wait to see you here.

Private Events

Looking for a fun private event to plan for a group? At LouElla we offer our back bar area–which accommodates up to 30 people–to rent for private tastings, classes and other events. Our friendly, and knowledgeable team will help you plan and host the perfect wine themed event for your next special occasion; guided wine flights, pop-up food and wine pairing events, small group classes, and more! Please contact us at info@louelladurham.com for more information.

LouElla Private Tasting Bar & Event Space:

- Our back bar is available for private events Tuesday through Sunday.

- LouElla is closed on Mondays. If you are interested in hosting an event on a Monday, please inquire about special accommodations at info@louelledurham.com.

- The maximum occupancy for events in the back bar is 30 people standing or up to 20 people seated at our tables.

-Events held Tuesday-Friday (11am-5pm) require a $250 minimum + tax and 20% gratuity.

-Events held Tuesday-Thursday evenings (5pm-close) require a $500 minimum + tax and 20% gratuity.

-Events held Friday and Saturday evenings (5pm-close) require a $750 minimum + tax and 20% gratuity.

-Sunday events (11-8pm) require a $500 minimum + tax and 20% gratuity.

-Any LouElla products and services will count toward the minimum, including corkage fees, food, or wine tools. Private bartender fee and gratuity excluded.


-A dedicated, private bartender can be made available for $200 plus gratuity.

-Parties of 20 or fewer are welcome to order from our current bar menu, or off our shelves.

-For parties of 20-35, we ask that your party's beverages are pre-selected in order to ensure sufficient inventory for your Event.

-Outside catering is permitted, pending approval by LouElla.

-Our back bar television is available for showing live programming, slideshows, presentations, or videos. A microphone and PA is available upon request.

-Our outdoor tables, and seating in other parts of LouElla are unavailable for reservations.

Private Wine Tastings:

1 hour Private Custom Tastings are offered for parties up to 20 people at a minimum of $35 per person plus tax and 20% gratuity. Please contact us at info@louelladurham.com to find out more.

Dinners And Food And Wine Pairing Events

We love to invite the best chefs and food vendors in the area to LouElla for pop-up food and wine pairing events! ‘Fried chicken and Champagne,‘ ‘Oysters and Muscadet,‘ and ‘Brisket and Barolo,’ are just a few of the delicious events we’ve hosted! Please see our events calendar below for all our upcoming events. Or if you have an idea for a public food and wine event, please contact us at info@louelladurham.com!

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