Are you a fan of fine wine? There's a bottle out there that could be yours for nearly the same price as a condo in the French Quarter.
During the live auction portion of the Emeril Lagasse Foundation's fundraising weekend, a "rare" bottle of 2015 The Setting Wines Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon sold for $350,000, according to a release. The sale set a world record for the most expensive single bottle of wine at auction.
Another bottle at the event sold for $50,000, and the entire weekend resulted in $3.5 million raised for children's charities, according to the release.
The weekend's events including the Boudin, Bourbon & Beer festival held at Champion's Square on Nov. 3, as well as Carnivale du Vin, held at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans on Nov. 4.
Chef Hayley Vanvleet worked past Boudin, Bourbon & Beer events by bustling alongside colleagues as a cook, a sous chef or an assistant. Bu…