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Wine Walk Wednesday/ Wardell

Why crawl when you can walk?

It was a question Wardell Junius had in 2009 that would go on to become the slogan for his popular event, Wine Walk Wednesday.

In 2009, Junius, 47, a longtime Baton Rouge entrepreneur and currently a filmmaker, and his business partner went downtown every day for work.

Looking for something to do in the evenings, the pair decided to visit different bars and restaurants each night to enjoy themselves. They’d spend about 30 minutes to an hour at each.

A bartender pours a glass of red wine at the River Room.A bartender pours a glass of red wine at the River Room.

“One time we had a friend come in town and we wanted to show her everything we possibly could about Baton Rouge,” Junius says. “So we walked from venue to venue, tasting different wines and we ended up all over downtown. She said ‘Wow, you should do tours. I didn’t know Baton Rouge had all this.'”

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